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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29 Dec 2017
Family Support at Christmas
For Forward Family Support client Angie, Christmas can be a difficult time. “I have been with my partner for five years and have only had one Christmas together, he seems to prefer prison food. I was looking forward to Christmas at home together but unfortunately, after less than a year out of prison, he is now back in prison for this year’s Christmas dinner. This year will be a lonely but relaxing Christmas for me”
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07 Dec 2017
Quiz night raises more than £10,000 for The Bridges
On Wednesday 6th December over 100 guests from across Yorkshire attended a quiz night in aid of The Bridges – a residential rehabilitation centre run by The Forward Trust in Hull. The quiz, held at Barmbyfield Barns in Pocklington, raised more than £10,000 for the centre, with BBC Radio Humber’s Phil White playing quiz master for the evening.
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07 Feb 2018
An integrated approach to tackling substance misuse and mental health issues in prisons
An integrated approach to tackling substance misuse and mental health problems amongst prisoners could reduce mental health problems in prisons, as well as reducing re-offending, according to research released today by The Forward Trust.
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02 Feb 2018
Forward’s East Kent service receives positive feedback in CQC inspection
“Clients spoke highly of the support received and said that staff were friendly, welcoming, helpful and responsive”
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27 Nov 2017
Forward release 'Bridging the Gaps' report
Ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction could help fill the UK workforce shortages expected post-Brexit, according to a report released by The Forward Trust.
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06 Nov 2017
The Forward Trust Acquire Vision Housing.
Vision Housing, a London based charity and social enterprise that supports prisoners into housing, has been acquired by The Forward Trust, a social business with charitable status that supports people to break the cycles of crime and addiction.
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