Patients being treated for hepatitis C are receiving a very unique support system, thanks to a new programme from Addaction Liverpool. The innovative HEPCATT scheme pairs patients with ‘Buddies’ who accompany them to appointments and share their own personal experiences of the virus.
This year’s Recovery Awards are now open for nomination. Each year Addaction celebrates the dedication, hard work and outstanding contribution that people in recovery have made to raising awareness and combatting stigma associated with substance use.
Addaction has today announced a bold new strategy for the next five years under the name ‘Sparking a Better Future’. The strategy recognises that we all want to be well and healthy, but that the system isn’t working for everyone.
Young Addaction is celebrating 10 years of delivering services for young people across Lancashire. Over the course of the past decade we’re very proud to have worked with thousands of young people, raising awareness of substance misuse and promoting mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Over a quarter (28%) of Brits value the wisdom that loved ones have passed on more than money, keepsakes or property. The research is part of this year's annual Remember a Charity awareness week which encourages people to consider leaving a charitable gift in their Will.
Thinkaction are delighted to announce they have partnered with SilverCloud, an NHS-approved online CBT service, to help reach out to people experiencing mental health issues including depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).