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I•ROC wellbeing, a subsidiary company of Scottish mental health charity Penumbra, has launched a powerful set of digital mental health recovery tools. The pioneering digital toolkit is a means for health and social care practitioners to measure the recovery journey of people they support. This allows organisations to generate immediate…
A unique health module at Robert Gordon University (RGU) is now open for applications for those who wish to advance their professional knowledge and skills in the field of addiction and substance misuse. Developed by a diverse group of health and social care professionals, the postgraduate module is suitable for…
Northern Ireland's Western Trust has launched the new Autumn prospectus for the Recovery College which offers people a range of free educational courses and workshops designed to promote well-being and recovery. The courses aim to help people recognise and develop their own personal resourcefulness and resilience, become experts in their…
A new book by Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research (SCCJR) and University of Stirling criminologist Dr Hannah Graham has been hailed as “a truly remarkable achievement” and an “important contribution to the recovery and desistance literature”. Rehabilitation Work: Supporting Desistance and Recovery reveals compelling differences between official and…
A new new mobile phone/tablet App for the Edinburgh recovery community has been launched by the Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership. The Addiction Recovery Companion (ARC) App is aimed at anyone in or seeking recovery and brings together information and tools to help people to access recovery services, organise their…
The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (Iriss) have published the latest in their series of Insights. Insight 31 - Peer support roles in mental health services - which was written by Louise Christie, Network Manager (Policy and Development) at Scottish Recovery Network. This latest Insight pulls together…
A two-day conference to be held at the University of Chester next month will examine how addiction and recovery are understood in a range of religious and spiritual traditions, as well as in the spirituality of Alcoholics Anonymous’ Twelve Steps, and other ‘mutual aid’ programmes. The 2015 ‘Recovery from Addiction’…
The Alternative Futures Group (AFG) has announced plans for a new £6m treatment and recovery centre to be built on a 1.5 acre site in Ardwick, Manchester. The new facility which will open in Autumn 2016 and will create 45 new jobs in the area. For the last 13 years,…
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