Change, grow, live - formerly CRI

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Change, grow, live (CGL) has a wealth of experience supporting people who have been affected by addiction, homelessness, domestic abuse, crime and anti-social behaviour.

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Our experts and spokespeople

Change, grow, live has a number of experts and spokespeople, including service users with real stories who are available for interviews and comments: please contact us for further details. Some of our service users prefer to remain anonymous when providing case study interviews, and where this is the case we kindly request their wishes are respected.

Our areas of expertise include:

Drug and alcohol misuse

  • Adult misuse, including heroin and crack addictions
  • Young people’s drug and alcohol misuse, and the effects on young people of someone else’s misuse
  • Harm caused by alcohol
  • Drinking in the over 60s
  • New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) 
  • Party drugs
  • Over the counter and prescription drugs
  • Steroids

Drug & alcohol treatment

  • Different treatment methods
  • Needle exchanges


  • Community based recovery
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Social enterprises and employment
  • Volunteers and peer mentors


Domestic abuse

Rehabilitation of offenders

  • Reducing reoffending
  • Drug and alcohol treatment
  • Peer mentors

Impact on families, carers and communities

Our stats

We are able to supply an extensive selection of statistics about drugs, alcohol and related factors in the UK. If you require statistics related to a particular region or service then please contact us.  

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