Recovery to Wellness

The Recovery To Wellness programme is available to all people accessing Recovery Connections community support.
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Recovery to Wellness

The Recovery To Wellness programme is available to all people accessing Recovery Connections community support.
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Filling the void: Story 6 continued...

The importance volunteering and why recovery for me isn’t all about meetings.
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Bereavement & Recovery

'I'd spent so long using this grief as a reason to drink that I'd almost forgotten it had happened.'
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Singing, positivity and recovery

Music changed my life, and singing is one of the biggest parts of that.
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Addiction, Mum and Me.

A story of growing up with a parent addicted to alcohol.
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How Drinking habits changed during the pandemic

The Covid 19 pandemic has changed the way the view alcohol and our consumption of it.
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Practical steps to achieve positive thinking

Practical steps to achieve a positive mindset.
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What is naloxone?

Facts about naloxone and what it's used for.
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Music Therapy Group

Music Therapy Group is once a fortnight, face to face on a Wednesday morning, 10:30am until 12pm.
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Collegiate Recovery Day 2021

April 15th is Collegiate Recovery Day.
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Stress Awareness Month 2021

April is Stress Awareness Month.
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Bereavement Support Group

This support group is for people who have experienced bereavement from substance use/drug or alcohol-related death.
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Virtual Community Timetable

Find out more about our virtual timetable.
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How has trauma therapy changed?

Trauma Lead, Kerri shares an interesting article.
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Coping with change

In the last year we’ve all experienced more than our fair share of change.
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Guest Blog - What is Trauma Counselling?

More about the Trauma service and how it can support people.
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Time to Talk Day 2021

Thursday 4th February is Time to Talk Day.
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Store Cupboard Ideas

It is always good to have a store of useful items in your cupboards. 🥫🍳

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Why should I join a virtual community group?

If you've been asking yourself that question, this is the blog for you. 

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Overdose Awareness Day 2020

International Overdose Awareness Day is on 31st August every year.
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Being a sponsor

At some point during your recovery, you may consider becoming a sponsor.
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Tips for relapse prevention

It is essential to develop relapse prevention skills during recovery.
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Practice, not perfect

We should focus on the power of practice rather than perfectionism.
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Journalists, the media and the opioid epidemic

We know most journalists covering this genre of news want to get the story right, and we also know that when it comes to addiction, there’s a lot to consider.
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Top tips for a good night's sleep

The importance of sleep for our mental and physical wellness is often underestimated.
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Veg Pledge 2020

You’ll have heard the phrase ‘eat your greens’ but did you know that eating fruit and vegetables can benefit mental wellbeing as well as physical wellbeing?
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Alcohol Awareness Week 2020

16-22 November is Alcohol Awareness Week 2020!
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Lifestyle changes that can help recovery

Recovery is an ongoing journey and there are lifestyle changes which can support and benefit you.
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WISC - Integrated Step Course

Have you heard of WISC? You probably have, without even realising.
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Detox myths and misconceptions

The myths and misconceptions about medical detox.
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Grounding techniques

Grounding can be a useful exercise for reducing anxiety and distress.
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Get into Recovery by John Elford

Get the inside story on John Elford’s recovery, join our Zoom meeting.
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Online Mutual Aid Groups - XMAS 2020

Online Mutual Aid Meetings are available to attend throughout Christmas, in addition to our Christmas virtual timetable.
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Story 6

11 years today since I last used heroin.
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Story 5

My addiction began when I left my ex-partner after 22 years.
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