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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

The Drive Project officially launches across the Thames Valley

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner has secured funding for the implementation of the Drive Project –...

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News & Media

Brave supporters encouraged to take on Cranstoun’s first ever charity abseil

Daring fundraisers are gearing up to abseil down Millennium Point in Birmingham, on a mission to raise £10,000 for...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media, Young People

Drug Alert – Contaminated Vapes

We are aware of vape liquids & pens containing very strong synthetic cannabinoids ‘spice’ which are likely being sold...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs

Drug Alert – Crack Cocaine

We have been made aware of a suspected contaminated batch of crack cocaine in the Midlands. People have reported...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to England & Wales Drug Deaths in 2022

Today the Office for National Statistics have released the drug related death statistics for England and Wales for the...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to Latest Drug Death Figures in Scotland

This week data released by the Scottish Government revealed that drug deaths have risen for the first nine months...

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Housing, News & Media

The Cranstoun Response to the “Turning the Tide on Rising Homelessness and Rough Sleeping” Report by the Kerslake Commission

On 25th September, the Kerslake Commission on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping published their 2023 report “Turning the tide on...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

The Cranstoun Response to the United Kingdom’s First Sanctioned OPC Pilot

Today, a proposed overdose prevention centre pilot in Glasgow received final sign-off from Glasgow’s Integration Joint Board, comprised of...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

The Cranstoun Response to the Home Affairs Select Committee Report on Drugs

A fortnight ago the Home Affairs Select Committee (HSAC) launched their long awaited report into drugs, recommending several evidence-led...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to the Lord Advocate Statement on OPC Pilot

Cranstoun welcomes the statement from the Lord Advocate of Scotland following a request related to prosecution policy in relation...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Drugs contaminated with synthetic opioids: an updated collective message

To anyone that uses drugs or cares for someone who does: The drugs available in the UK seem to...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Launches Report in Response to Escalating Opioid Crisis, Backed by Cross-Party Parliamentarians and Leading Academics

One of the UK’s leading providers for drug and alcohol support, Cranstoun, has today launched a report containing 8...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to Scottish Drug Death Figures Release

Today the National Records for Scotland released figures revealing a minor decrease in the number of people dying from...

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Domestic Abuse

Sikh Women’s Memorial, Birmingham

Cranstoun Birmingham Domestic Abuse team were invited to attend a Sikh women’s memorial on Monday 17th July at Centenary...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Drugs contaminated with synthetic opioids: a collective message

To anyone that uses drugs The drugs available in the UK seem to be changing lately. As people services,...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to the Scottish Government’s A Caring, Compassionate, and Human Rights Informed Policy for Scotland Report

Cranstoun support the Scottish Government’s call for a shift towards a health-based approach to drug policy with harm reduction...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Contaminated Drug Alert

There have been confirmed reports in various locations around Britain of unusually strong opioids contained in a number of...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Alcohol Awareness Week

Are you concerned you are drinking too much? The last few years have been a time of change with...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media, Young People

Cranstoun Inspire & Cranstoun Here4YOUth, Sutton Re-launch

Our Sutton drug & alcohol services for adults, children and young people have relaunched following a re-brand. Inspire Partnership...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Response to Suspected Drug Related Deaths Statistics in Scotland

Today saw the publication of Suspected Drug Related Deaths in Scotland from January to March 2023 The figures showed...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

National funding awarded to challenge high-risk domestic abuse perpetrators

Local councils and police have been awarded national funding to deliver the Drive Project, an initiative to challenge the...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

New £1.5m Domestic Abuse Service Launches in Telford & Wrekin

Telford and Wrekin’s new specialist Domestic Abuse Support Service will launch this week (June 1), which will provide vital...

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News & Media

A volunteer’s story: Inspired by Cranstoun

Over four years ago I started attending Cranstoun Inspire in Sutton as an Abstinent Service User at the Recovery...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media, Young People

Not My Child Educational Resources

Cranstoun has produced the following resources as part of the Not My Child campaign. They provide accessible, accurate and...

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