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Case Study: "It’s important to be around people who understand you and recovery, that peer support is such a powerful thing"

12 November 2015

Jamie completed treatment at Phoenix Futures Hampshire Residential Service in 2013 after using heroin for 20 years. He explains why suitable housing options available to people in the early stages of their recovery are so important:

“After...

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Case Study: Treatment would’ve been a massive waste of time if I hadn’t had a clean, safe place to go to after leaving rehab

10 November 2015

This is the first in a series of real case studies. Paul completed his treatment at Hampshire Residential and then went on to live in our Bridge Housing in Portsmouth. Here he talks about how important housing was for his recovery:

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Phoenix scoops up two awards for excellence

16 October 2015

Phoenix Futures picked up two awards for outstanding leadership and customer satisfaction at a prestigious awards ceremony for the UK’s leading businesses and charities.

At the glittering British Quality Foundation (BQF) UK Excellence Awards in London on Thursday 15 October, Phoenix staff received the Leadership Award and the Customer...

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Phoenix Futures' Hampshire Residential Service opens second block of kennels

9 October 2015

Phoenix is happy to announce we are now welcoming canine residents into our Hampshire residential service.

The rehab in Droxford is the second Phoenix service to open a block of kennels to give people with dogs the opportunity to receive treatment for addiction without having to give up their pet.

The first Phoenix kennels were...

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Gains in addiction treatment at risk as rental accommodation is squeezed

8 October 2015

Karen Biggs, Phoenix Futures Chief Exec, talks about increasing challenges for people in recovery to find stable homes.

A perfect storm of factors affecting the UK rental housing market risks the chances of people affected by substance misuse in maintaining their long term recovery. A housing policy focused on home ownership and the...

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Phoenix launches new report describing how communities can work together to provide friendly environments for people in recovery.

23 September 2015

The Phoenix Futures group has developed the following report which highlights some of our best practice in building recovery friendly communities as the only specialist substance misuse provider and Housing Association. The report is a case for specialist housing that supports people in recovery from problematic substance misuse.

We...

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News: Phoenix welcomes first canine resident

17 September 2015

Our Wirral Residential Service has welcomed its first four-legged resident – Buster the dog.

Phoenix opened a block of new kennels earlier this year to help people who own pets access treatment without having to give up their animals. The...

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News: B-Chilled harm reduction service launches in Barnsley

16 September 2015

Phoenix Future's new B-Chilled harm reduction service has launched in Barnsley with a fresh look, a new team and a different approach specific to the needs of Barnsley’s night time economy.

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Blog: what does Recovery Month mean to you?

16 September 2015

National Recovery Month is in full swing and at Phoenix we have seen the launch of the Recovery Street Film Festival , the Voyage of Recovery set sail, and hundreds of people take part in the UK Recovery...

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Blog: The future of residential rehab services

3 September 2015

We need you to help shape the future of residential rehab services!

As part of our Recovery Month activities we’re launching a consultation we’re calling the ‘Conversation’. We want your thoughts about residential services for example, how do we reduce barriers to access? or how should we develop aftercare services?

We have lots...

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