Young people are living in a society where they are increasingly susceptible to substance misuse to cope with the increasing pressures they face in day to day life.
As a national public health crisis, drug-related deaths deserve greater political attention, both at a local and national level. These deaths are preventable and investment to address the root causes of this crisis would save lives in the future.
In our King’s Lynn service, we are happy to announce that we have received a donation of hygiene goods from The Hygiene Bank, to distribute to anyone that needs them.
We’re celebrating Volunteers’ Week 2019. Volunteers are a vital part of the work that we do. They help us to deliver our services and support people to change their lives. Our Chief Exec even started as a volunteer. Our inspirational volunteers gave a total of 318,622 hours last year.
As of 1 March 2019 we have fully merged with Sova. Sova runs 43 services across England and Wales, providing mental health support, befriending and mentoring for young people and families, rehabilitation and mentoring for young and adult offenders, and support with training and employment.
Our Thetford service is now offering yoga especially for people who are in recovery from alcohol or drugs.
Our Great Yarmouth office in Norfolk now has a group for the Lithuanian community. There is a close-knit community that is mutually supportive, and keen to enter treatment together.
Change Grow Live has been named one of Stonewall’s Top 100 most inclusive employers in Britain. The organisation was ranked 88 in the 2019 Stonewall equality list, climbing 74 places this year.