Addiction, Health, Behaviour Change | CGL


  • 8 April 2012
      In the last year Change Grow Live has made a real difference to the lives of people across the UK. The 2011/12 Impact Report shows some of our results and demonstrates the positive results achieved for families, individuals and communities. You can download the 2011/12 Impact Report and read previous Annual Reports
  • 15 March 2012
      CRI is working in partnership with East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) and become members of the Care Providers Fire Safety Scheme. ESFRS has been making people safer in their homes for many years by giving fire safety guidance and fitting free smoke alarms in order to meet an annual target of 10,000 home safety visits. "Our clients can be at a higher risk from fire," said Mike Pattinson, Operations Director for CRI. "By working with the local Fire and Rescue Service we can raise awareness and help ensure the safety of local residents."
  • 13 February 2012
    Family Inclusion Worker at Haringey Drug Interventions Programme, Karen Wright launches new support group for carers, families and friends of people affected by addiction. The first event takes place this Saturday 18th February from 12pm to 2pm at The Raphael Centre, St Michaels Church in Wood Green near Haringey, North London with the hope for many more to follow.
  • 20 January 2012
      Gordon Birtwistle, Liberal Democrat MP for Burnley and Padiham, attended an open day at the Inspired! Recovery Academy in Burnley, a pioneering new service for people tackling drug and alcohol problems.
  • 21 December 2011
      CRI's community-based service for Hepatitis C in Stoke celebrated the treatment of 100 service users at an event in December.
  • 20 December 2011
      Following an extensive consultation earlier in the year and a competitive tendering process, Kent Drug and Alcohol Action Team (KDAAT) has awarded a Payment by Results (PbR) contract for the West Kent Adult Substance Misuse Service to the charity, CRI. CRI delivers a range of drug and alcohol services across the UK and already delivers the Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) across Kent, the East Kent Alcohol Service and a range of drug treatment services in Kent prisons.
  • 12 December 2011
      Research by CRI and Cardiff University's pioneering Universities' Police Science Institute (UPSI) has produced valuable insights into the links between drug treatment services and reductions in crime and the social damage caused by drug misuse in and around Cardiff.
  • 9 December 2011
      Two new CRI recovery services were officially opened in Worcestershire for people with drug and alcohol problems. The services, one in Kidderminster and one in Redditch were opened by Councillor John Campion, Cabinet Member for Localism and Communities, Worcestershire County Council and Councillor Anita Clayton, Mayor of Redditch, respectively, on 7 December 2011. The opening events were well-attended by a number of local partner agencies, service users and peer mentors.
  • 24 November 2011
      New services tackling alcohol misuse among adults and substance misuse among young people across Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent are celebrating the success of their official launch. CRI Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent Adult Alcohol Service and CRI Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent Young Person's Substance Misuse Service, held their official launch on Monday 21st November providing information about new services and giving attendees a rare insight into living with substance misuse through service user digital stories.