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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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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Young People

Why We’re Joining The Not My Child Campaign

We’re delighted to announce that we are partaking in the Not My Child campaign, which is spearheaded by the...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

SCORE Team give back to the local community

A group of individuals who access Cranstoun’s drug and alcohol services in Sandwell are taking a unique approach to...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Launch of BuddyUp Pilot

A new app which will provide support to people using drugs alone will begin its pilot in Worcestershire, Sutton...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs

Cranstoun Response to the Nitrous Oxide Ban

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak recently announced that Nitrous Oxide, commonly referred to as laughing gas, would become illegal under...

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News & Media, Young People

Oxfordshire drug and alcohol service provides vital support to young people

Young people in Oxfordshire affected by drug and alcohol issues can find valuable help and support through Oxfordshire County...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Cranstoun Guidance for Navigating April 23rd National Alert for Iphone, Android and Non-Compatible Devices  

A Government alert is set to automatically sound on mobile devices on April 23rd. This is to test a...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, Domestic Abuse, Housing, News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story, Young People

The Social Justice Conference

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun responds to landmark Belfast City Council vote on OPCs

Last night Belfast City Councillors passed a ground-breakingmotion which would see an overdose prevention centre opened in the city.  This vote...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, Domestic Abuse, Housing, News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story, Young People

The Social Justice Conference 2023

Bringing together stakeholders to discuss and collaborate and a range of international and national speakers and organisations, this amazing...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun response to ONS alcohol-specific death statistics

New figures have been released by the Office for National Statistics on alcohol-specific deaths for 2021, showing that 9,641...

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News & Media

Cranstoun Bans The Box

Cranstoun Bans the Box on job applications to access new talent Candidates with a criminal record can now apply...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Raising awareness of male domestic abuse services on International Men’s Day

On International Men’s Day, Cranstoun, who operate the support service for male victims of domestic abuse in Birmingham, is...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

New Van Bringing Drug & Alcohol Treatment Support to the Streets of Sandwell

Residents of Sandwell have begun seeing a new addition to the roads of the borough in the form of...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

IMPORTANT UPDATE : Injectable Naloxone

We have been informed by a National Patient Safety Alert that some injectable Naloxone kits which have been distributed...

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Domestic Abuse

Colin’s story of male domestic abuse

Colin reached out to us in January 2020 when things got too much for him at home. A banker...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

New addiction service launched in HMP Birmingham

A new addictions service has been launched this week in HMP Birmingham, led by the harm reduction and social...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Summary of the Cranstoun Response to ‘Swift, Certain, Tough: New Consequences for Drug Possession’

The deadline to submit evidence to the Home Office’s Consultation for the ‘Swift, Certain, Tough: New Consequences for Drug Possession’ white...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to the Planned Closure of UK’s First Diamorphine Assisted Treatment Centre, in Spite of Major Successes

Cranstoun is extremely disappointed that funding has stopped for the first Diamorphine Assisted Treatment (DAT) Centre in the UK,...

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Housing, News & Media

Cranstoun Comment on Ending Rough Sleeping for Good Strategy

Cranstoun welcomes the Ending Rough Sleeping for Good update, which aims to deliver a key government manifesto pledge of...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Learning on the job

These past 12 months working for Cranstoun as a engagement and recovery worker trainee have been a fantastic and...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

1,750 kits to prevent drug overdoses rolled out by Cranstoun

Social justice charity Cranstoun have begun rolling out new Opioid Overdose Response Pouches which will equip the carrier with...

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New Comprehensive Poll Reveals Public Support for Harm Reduction Measures

Polling commissioned by the APPG for Drug Policy Reform and carried out by Redfield and Wilton Strategies has today...

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