The Leeds recovery community got together for a day of school-age sports at Woodhouse Moor in Hyde Park. Staff, volunteers and users of the services at 5 WAYS took part in a Sports Day with staff and clients from Spacious Places, The Space, Learning to Live Again and St Anne’s Rehabilitation on the 28 of July Events…

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Forward Leeds will be attending two Pride events this year on the 5 and 6 of August. On 5 August we will have a stall at the Pride Marketplace in Leeds City Museum from 12-4pm. Entry is free and it’s a chance find out about the work that Forward Leeds do with and for the LGBT+ community…

Members of 5 WAYS the Leeds Recovery Academy celebrated completing their Introduction to Health and Social Care course with an evening graduation ceremony. The course teaches the students the skills to care for others and the responsibilities of working as in a caring environment. it is an ideal first stage for anyone interested in learning…

A group based at Forward Leeds Kirkgate hub in the city centre are looking to set up a peer support network for those who may: Need advice and/or support about Hepatitis C or other blood-borne viruses? Want to access or know more about treatments? Want to talk to people in a similar situation? Speak to…

Forward Leeds have just had the figures back for the first quarter of of the 2017/8 year and they are impressive. The figures for successful completions, that means people exiting the service, for April to June show that we have beaten our quarterly target with a total of 415 people leaving treatment. That’s 415 people…

Staff from drug and alcohol service Forward Leeds are running to raise funds for a charity that works with the homeless and vulnerable in the city. Six members of the team at Forward Leeds are running in the Leeds Half Marathon on the 14th of May and raising money for St. George’s Crypt. St. George’s…

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Forward Leeds have created a new poster for use in pharmacies and health centres in response to the recent deaths that have taken place locally. To download, please click the link below: Suspected overdose poster – Forward Leeds

The Family Plus time had a fantastic time over the Easter holidays. Here are a few photographs of what they got up to in their family craft sessions, which included making Easter baskets, decorating biscuits and more! The Family Plus sessions will be continuing to run every Wednesday until the six week holidays. If you…

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As you may be aware there is currently a nationwide shortage of Disulfiram this is due to issues with supplier. Please see your prescriber if you are concerned who will be able to advise you of an alternative.

Ruth Bradford

Forward Leeds Early Intervention & Prevention Worker Ruth Bradford will be running a workshop on the 16th of March at the Student Mental Wellbeing Conference at Woburn House in London. Student Mental Wellbeing is a one day conference offered jointly by UUK and the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Working Group (MWBHE). The event will…

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