Thursday, 13 June 2013

Events For Present And Former Drug Addicts

Events are being held for present and former drug users across Cambridgeshire in support of national Recovery Month.

The highlight being organised by the Cambridgeshire Safer Communities Partnership Team will be its first Recovery Event, which will be held on June 18 at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

This will be interactive and motivational session, and will include keynote speeches, work-shops and individual accounts of recovery.

Cambridgeshire Safer Communities Partnership Team – part of the County Council - is supporting recovery alongside the Adult and Young People’s Drug Treatment Services and service user groups across Cambridgeshire.

Other events happening throughout the month include:

Across Cambridgeshire:
  • Advanced Inclusion Recovery Programme being rolled out, for those that have completed the induction and initial phases and need further support
  • Volunteer training
  • First Annual Volunteer AGM, together with volunteering awards
  • South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS Foundation Trust National Service User and Carer awards.
  • Recovery champion walk-in groups (peer based groups) continue throughout the month
  • Recovery Walk through Cambridge City, from Fortescue Road to Mill Road, starting at 11am on Tuesday 25 June.
  • Narcotics Anonymous meetings running throughout the month on Mondays 10am – 1pm at the Inclusion Huntingdon office, 7-8 Market Hill, Huntingdon.
  • Step’in2 Volunteering workshop (introduction NVQ to volunteering) - service users offered the opportunity to complete a level 1 Personal Career Preparation Unit in volunteering through a two day course.
  • Recovery Open Day on Saturday 29 June at the Inclusion Huntingdon office, 10am – 2pm, 7-8 Market Hill, Huntingdon.
  • DHIVerse; the HIV and sexual health charity, support groups running on Saturday mornings throughout the month, from the Inclusion Wisbech office, the former Council Offices, Church Terrace, Wisbech.
  • 26 June - Open Day at the Inclusion Wisbech Service 10am to 1pm in the former Council Offices, Church Terrace, Wisbech.
Visit Cambridgeshire DAAT’s website for further information. -