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Phoenix win British Quality Foundation Innovation Award

20 March 2018
We are delighted to have won the British Quality Foundation's 2018 Innovation in Sustainability and Society Award!

Phoenix's project 'Addicted Parents', a 2 part BBC2 documentary, was recognised by the BQF at a ceremony held at Guildhall on 15 March 2018. The project aimed to improve knowledge around addiction in order to reduce stigma...

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International Women's Day 2018

8 March 2018

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, a chance for friends, colleagues, service users and whole communities to come together and unite in progressing gender parity.

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International Women's day is a chance for us to raise awareness and open a discussion about the issues that directly face women, it's a chance for...

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Severe Weather Warnings - 28 Feb 2018

28 February 2018

Due to the adverse weather conditions we're working hard to ensure services are open across the country

Service users will be contacted directly by our staff in the event of any changes to their appointments over the next few days.

We'll also post any further information on our twitter and facebook pages.

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Phoenix Futures makes shortlist for UK Housing Awards 2018

15 January 2018
Phoenix's specialist housing for people in recovery recognised by UK Housing Awards 2018

Phoenix are delighted to be shortlisted for an award that recognises an " Outstanding approach to meeting specialist housing needs".

The prestigous awards are run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing. They showcase the...

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Phoenix Futures statement with reference to the Sunday Times investigation (Jan 7 1018) into rehab brokers.

10 January 2018
Phoenix Futures statement with reference to the Sunday Times investigation (Jan 7 1018) into rehab brokers.

We were alarmed to see the Sunday Times report (Jan 7 2018) that people seeking help for addiction were being driven by online advertising to call...

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Phoenix recognised for innovative stigma reduction project

12 December 2017
The British Quality Foundation have shortlisted Phoenix's National Specialist Family Service documentary for an Innovation in Sustainability and Society Award. Page Content

Phoenix worked with an award winning TV Production Company and the BBC to produce a ground breaking 2 part documentary that shows life inside the country's only rehab for...

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Stuart Plant's Blog 'Unique Power of Service User Involvement'

27 November 2017
Our Service User Experience Manager Stuart Plant talks about t he 'Unique Power of Service User Involvement'

As we come to the end of another round of our service user mystery shopping (more of about that later) I am reminded that four years ago I was asked to review the approach Phoenix took to...

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Director of Operations - Gary Rogerson's Blog "Delivering hope in times of uncertainty"

16 November 2017
"Delivering hope in times of uncertainty"

Gary Rogerson took up the role as Director of Operations in April of this year. Gary reflects on how his career and experiences are supporting him to face the challenges the sector is facing.

I started out in Phoenix as a volunteer I think in 2002/3. Phoenix invested in me as a person, people...

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Recovery Culture wins CIH Scotland Award

1 November 2017

After Phoenix Scotland won an award this week for an innovative health and wellbeing project, Phoenix Director of Marketing and Innovation James Armstrong reflects on the potential of a recovery-friendly culture.

We know that recovery is made in, and by, individuals, families and communities and through meaningful relationships,...

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Complementing treatment through creative recovery activity in Prisons

18 October 2017

Phoenix's Head of Operations CJ Williams has a wealth of experience in delivering recovery focused criminal justice services. Here he discusses the role of creative recovery activity as part of effective prison rehabilitation programmes.

Even though we all recognise resources are stretched within prisons, we believe everyone should feel...

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