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  • 20 July 2011
      More than 130 service users and staff attended a conference in July devised by representatives from the London Service User Council. 
  • 18 July 2011
      Peter Aldous MP has visited CRI's substance misuse recovery centre in Lowestoft to find out about its wide range of treatment services. The Lowestoft Substance Misuse Recovery Service opened in April 2011 and provides confidential advice, information and treatment for drug and alcohol use. Services include access to health education and medical treatment, prescribing, screening for blood borne viruses, referral into residential rehabilitation and psychosocial interventions. Parents and carers can also come to the centre for advice and guidance.
  • 12 July 2011
      Three service users at the East Lancashire Inspire substance misuse service are gaining work experience as match-day stewards at their local club, Accrington Stanley FC. The volunteer work placements will help them complete a Level 2 NVQ in Spectator Safety as part of an innovative back-to- work programme run by Inspire. Inspire is delivered in partnership by CRI, Work Solutions and Acorn Treatment & Housing and provides treatment for drug and alcohol problems and specialist support to help service users return to work.