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International Day Against Drug Abuse

27 June 2016

June 26th marked the 29th International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The day serves as a reminder of the UN's determination to work towards a world free from drug abuse and a calling to all countries to continue to improve the lives of people blighted by drugs.This year the day is celebrated exactly a month after the...

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Phoenix congratulate Professor John Strang on his Knighthood

20 June 2016

Professor Strang, a leading addiction psychiatrist, has received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016. Phoenix have had a long association with Professor Strang, who has worked in the field for more than 30 years and is currently Head of the Addictions Department at Kings College London.

John has made a significant...

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Celebrating 15 successful years working in partnership with Natural England!

16 June 2016

Natural England has been supporting Phoenix in providing the Recovery through Nature programme for the last 15 years. Last Friday saw the anniversary of this partnership where an event was held in the Peak District to mark the occasion.

The partnership with Natural England has...

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Calling all storytellers: Recovery Street Film Festival open for entries.

6 June 2016

Submissions are now open for The Recovery Street Film Festival, now in its third year the festival will take place during recovery month in September. Anybody who has a ‘recovery’ story to tell is encouraged to enter.

The aim of the festival is to empower people affected by addiction by giving them a voice, and providing a...

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Chief Exec's Blog - Put Housing First?

13 May 2016

Put Housing First?

The election of a new Mayor for London brings fresh hope for those struggling to find suitable and safe accommodation in the capital. The housing agenda was a top priority for the mayoral campaign reflecting the far reaching housing challenges facing those who live and work in London. Sadiq Khan has declared his...

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Phoenix Futures launches The Griffith Edwards Fund

11 May 2016

Last night Phoenix Futures launched the Griffith Edwards Fund at an event at the House of Lords in Westminster. The charitable fund has been introduced to make it easier for people with the most complex needs to access residential rehabilitation.

Named...

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Roadshows 2016

9 May 2016

On May 4th the last of 14 Phoenix Futures Roadshows took place - the events are held each year to give the Executive Team a chance to meet staff throughout the country, to talk through the priorities and direction for Phoenix over the coming year and to get staff involved in helping shape future strategy.

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Praise for B-Chilled

3 May 2016
Phoenix's B-Chilled project works in the night time economy and the wider community to help create a safer environment for all.

Working with a wide range of partners the project has gained a reputation as an innovative outreach solution that gets closer to the issues. B-Chilled focuses on mild to...

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Building Recovery in the Community

14 April 2016

Congratulation to the 12 participants who recently completed our intensive 14 week ‘Alcohol Intervention Programme’ at the Preston Discover service on 13th April 2016.

The course is an intensive 14 week ‘Alcohol Intervention Programme’, delivered by the Building Futures team at the Preston Discover service. The aim...

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Buster becomes the first dog to complete his treatment at the Wirral Residential Service

16 March 2016
Staff and residents at the Wirral Residential Service celebrated the completion of their first canine resident this week. Buster was the first dog to move into our on-site kennels with his owner in September last year.

Since September Buster has settled in well and has been enjoying his time with the rest...

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