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5 WAYS offers a range of groups and activities. These vary from peer support and recovery groups to activities that develop individual skills and interests through to support into employment, training and education. There’s something on offer for everyone at 5 WAYS. One-to-one employment, training and education sessions can be booked through a member of…

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5 WAYS is a place for people in recovery and those who are coming to the end of their treatment for alcohol or drug issues. It provides a safe and comfortable environment for people to gain support, advice and guidance. 5 WAYS takes its name from the evidence that suggests there are five steps we…

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5 WAYS to Wellbeing @ the Recovery Academy 43 Westfield Road off Burley Road Leeds LS3 1DG Telephone: 0113 887 2749 email: 5ways@forwardleeds.co.uk facebook: www.facebook.com/5WAYSLeeds 5 WAYS @ the Recovery Academy opening hours Monday 9am–5pm Tuesday 9am-5pm Wednesday 9am-5pm Thursday 9am-8pm Friday 9am-4.30pm 5 WAYS to Wellbeing @ the Recovery Academy is situated in a beautiful converted…

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My drinking had been gradually getting worse, and over a 15- year period, I’d gone from drinking a bottle of wine every few nights, to drinking every evening. And always more than one bottle. In the end I was a daily drinker, and I drank all day when I wasn’t working. I always drank alone,…

Meeting at 5 WAYS

Rooms available to hire just outside the city centre 5 Ways is based in a historic, converted chapel close to the city centre. We are just off Burley Road, behind Yorkshire TV studios. 5 WAYS on a regular bus route and also has on street bay parking (free between 9.30 – 4.30pm and after 6pm)….

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Alex got help through a member of the Forward Leeds team that works at his local health centre. Alex talks about how Forward Leeds were able to help him control his drinking and the changes that has meant to his life. Forward Leeds have staff based in over 50 GPs surgeries and health centres across…

Christmas and New Year can be a difficult time for many of us. It brings pressures and problems to bear. Here is some advice for Christmas and New Year. Be careful about comparing yourself to others at Christmas Unrealistic media and advertising versions of other people’s festive celebrations can make us feel less positive. Be…

Tips for Safer Seasonal Drinking The drink can flow freely throughout the festive period. It’s tempting to enjoy yourself, knowing that you have an extended break to relax and switch off. But, it’s easy to drink too much. Children might see their parents behave differently from usual due to having too much – which can…

Alcohol Awareness Week 2017 runs from the 13-19 November. The theme this year is Alcohol and Families. Some people might not consider the everyday impact that a glass of wine here or a pint of beer there may have on their relationships. You don’t have to be a problem drinker for drinking to cause problems….

The theme of Alcohol Awareness Week 2017 is alcohol and families. Some people might not consider the everyday impact that a glass of wine here or a pint of beer there may have on their relationships. You don’t have to be a problem drinker for drinking to cause problems. Not just for yourself but for…

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