The Leeds Recovery Academy, run by DISC (a leading Northern social inclusion charity) will be distributing tinned and dried food goods to its members after a generous food donation from UNITE student housing. The Sustained Recovery Team – who are based at the Recovery Academy, which offers recovery support and education, training and employment opportunities…

Organisers of a series of open mornings at Forward Leeds have hailed them as a success. The Welcome Events have been taking place on Wednesday mornings at sites across the city, including Kirkgate in the city centre, on Stanningley Road in Armley and at Irford House in Seacroft. The aim of the events has been…

Each September in the UK, tens of thousands of people in recovery, recovery projects and services celebrate their successes, and recovery itself, by organising and taking part in events throughout the country. The largest event during Recovery Month, the Recovery Walk, took place in Durham on Saturday 12th September. Forward Leeds staff, volunteers and service…

Flowers

Ten members of the Leeds Recovery academy have donned their gardening gear to spruce up an allotment in Hyde Park As part of the academy’s Grow Together project, the green fingered team hope to eventually fill it with herbs, wild flowers, fruit and vegetables. Claire Doble, a volunteer at the Recovery Academy, who is leading…

Forward Leeds, the City’s new alcohol and drug service, were at Asda House on 7th December to promote its new campaign “Like my Limit” which promotes a healthy relationship with alcohol. Staff donned “beer goggles” to play darts and operate remote controlled cars to demonstrate the effects of excess alcohol. John Hague – Asda Leadership…

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