Employment and Recovery

Employment and Recovery

It’s a sad truth, however I am going to talk about it. Employers do not like employing addicts in recovery. It makes them twitchy.  Just talking about addiction makes both large and small organisations worried.  Either they have staff they know they need to deal with...
Residential Rehab – Use us or Lose us…

Residential Rehab – Use us or Lose us…

It’s a travesty of modern day Britain that this morning I learnt of another residential treatment provider closing its doors, this time in the North West. It sickens and saddens me that as austerity really starts to bite its our most disadvantaged, stigmatised and...
PUBLIC HEALTH MINISTER HEARS OUR POINT OF VIEW

PUBLIC HEALTH MINISTER HEARS OUR POINT OF VIEW

The recession is nothing new to us in the rehab sector we’ve been cash starved for years.  Sadly, all too often we are not given a voice – often our sector is considered to be “out of touch” with the street and not “relevant”.  But  – thanks to the visit of Anne...