06 Jun 2018
Volunteers' Week 2018 blog
Volunteers' Week is from 1st – 7th June 2018. In honour of the work volunteers at Forward do, Selena, who is now our Recovery Support Manager, reflects on her journey since starting with us as a volunteer in 2008.
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25 May 2018
A Yorkshire summer garden party held at North Cave, East Yorkshire, has raised a record-breaking £21,000 for Forward's Hull drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre for addicted prisoners. More than 120 guests from across the county attended the event, which was held to raise funds for The Bridges in Hull, a residential treatment centre run by The Forward Trust.
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02 Jan 2018
My journey to recovery from alcohol addiction
Dry January is an annual movement where people give up alcohol for the month of January. To highlight the importance of alcohol awareness, one of our former clients shares their story of their journey to recovery from alcohol addiction and what it’s like to be in social situations where drinking is commonplace.
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28 Jul 2018
World Hepatitis Day 2018 blog
World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes place every year on 28 July, bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. Linda, a specialist nurse who helps people with hepatitis in Medway and Swale, shares how she’s helping clients at our community substance misuse service at Swale in East Kent.
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19 Jul 2018
Forward’s alcohol treatment programme proven to reduce re-offending
1-year re-offending rate of 37%, significantly lower than predicted reoffending rates for alcohol dependent offenders who do not get access to treatment
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12 Jul 2018
Fund for recovery enterprises gets an added boost with grants from Crowdfunder.
Crowdfunder UK have joined the Forward Enterprise Fund and are offering match-funding grants, provided by The Forward Trust, of up to £5,000 to early stage enterprises, adding to the amount eligible organisations can apply for.
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23 Apr 2018
Social Investment Business (SIB) and The Forward Trust launch the Forward Enterprise Fund.
Social Investment Business (SIB) and The Forward Trust are pleased to announce the launch of the Forward Enterprise Fund.
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