CAN (Community Action Network) along with SURI (Service Users Rights in Action) have published a report on the treatment of service users in addiction settings. SAOL participants and staff were involved in collecting some of the data. Here is the report and its summary
Are you ever stuck for a helpful game to play with a group, just to get them thinking? Here's a compendium of 25 games from our 'Games Group' - explained, analysed and pre-played with customer feedback!
A local Health Service manager, noted that women on methadone needed specific services that could attend to their needs. Community leaders accepted the validity of the findings and worked hard to secure funding to start a project for women from the area.
This manual has been adapted from several global worksheets and manuals in order to bring a manual to individuals who are both in recovery and PWID (People Who Inject Drugs).
This is a page in 'construction' as it contains pictures and posters created by the Tuesday Group who are exploring mental health and mental illness. The course started only 2 weeks ago and so new material will go up each week - if they allow it!
Download the RecoverMe Manual and link to the YouTube videos from the event from here.
SAOL and CTA join forces with a group of researching participants to find out what impact SAOL has had on the lives of the women who have attended SAOL over these past 18 years. The result is the document, "I'll have what she's having" and it is downloadable here.
SAOL has experienced a huge increase in domestic violence among our particpants over the last two years. As a result, we have developed a programme for addressing this issue with particpants who have domestic violence as an issue.