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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Why drugs is a health issue first, a criminal one second

Journalist Dani Garavelli visits a West Midlands custody suite to talk to Arron Owen about the work Cranstoun has...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

Lifesaving antidote to be given to drug users as they leave police custody

West Midlands Police has begun offering people with Class A drug addictions a lifesaving overdose antidote as they are...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Cranstoun responds to the 2021 Spending Review

Cranstoun is a social justice charity empowering people and empowering change working across the areas of substance use, criminal...

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News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story

Cranstoun recognised in best practice awards

Cranstoun’s innovative criminal justice services have received national recognition for best practice at the Howard League Awards. Cranstoun –...

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Criminal Justice, News & Media

National praise for Cranstoun’s trailblazing West Midlands scheme

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation last week published their Substance Misuse Effective Practice Guide, highlighting Cranstoun’s work in West...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Peter Krykant’s Overdose Prevention Centre moves to England

Read about Peter’s drug consumption van and how it is to be is to be use by ‘Transform Drug...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Powerful yet powerless

A service user poem about recovery: Recovery isn’t it just lovely, Different emotions, feeling down then suddenly bubbly Triggers...

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News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story

Peter Krykant Joins Social Justice Charity, Cranstoun

Cranstoun is delighted to confirm the appointment of Peter Krykant to the Cranstoun team. Cranstoun is at the forefront...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Worcestershire leads way with heroin addiction treatment

Worcestershire’s substance misuse provider Cranstoun is the first in the country to offer a pilot scheme delivering a shared...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Sandwell showing one of the lowest drug death rates in the country

The latest data from the ONS has revealed that Sandwell has the lowest rate of drug related deaths in...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun responds to increase in national drug-related deaths

The latest drug death figures are heart breaking. Each number represents someone’s parent, child, sibling, loved one or friend...

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Criminal Justice, News & Media

Cranstoun to deliver the Inspire to Change perpetrator programme in South Yorkshire

Cranstoun has been awarded the contract to deliver the Cranstoun Inspire to Change Perpetrator Programme in South Yorkshire from...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Our full response to the Dame Carol Black Review, part II

Anyone who works in substance misuse, studies substance misuse or believes in social justice, fairness and equality have been...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Wokingham Borough Council announces Cranstoun is to deliver the substance misuse service

Following a competitive tender process, Wokingham Borough Council is pleased to announce that Cranstoun has been awarded the substance...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

West Mercia PCC support to DIVERT drug users

The West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner has secured additional funding in partnership with the other regional PCCs to...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Response to the release of the Dame Carol Black Review

We welcome the release of the Dame Carol Black Review (Part II) published today, which has examined the harm...

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News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story

Cranstoun awarded ‘gold’ by Investors in People for the second time running

Investors in People is delighted to award Cranstoun, a charity empowering people to live healthy, safe and happy lives,...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

Divert news coverage from BBC Midlands

Watch the BBC Midlands news item (16.06.21) showing how Cranstoun’s DIVERT programme helps to reduce the cost of drug-related...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Collective Voice responds to recent media coverage of treatment and recovery services

Health Services Journal (HSJ), 8.6.21 “Commissioning of addiction services by councils has failed” The Guardian, 10.6.21 “Addiction treatment harder...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Changing patterns of alcohol and drug consumption over lockdown. How much is now too much?

For over a year, the lives and routines of people across the world changed and with it so did...

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News & Media

Ready for ‘Lockdown Lifting’?

Safe Sex Berkshire Launches Campaign to Encourage Uptake of Preventative Treatments and HIV Testing: Berkshire’s Public Health team is launching...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun to deliver the drug and alcohol service for the borough of Wokingham

Wokingham Borough Council has awarded Cranstoun the contract to deliver its integrated drug and alcohol service for adults, together...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

New high harm domestic abuse perpetrator unit launched in Sussex

A new multi-agency unit, jointly led and monitored by Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne and Sussex Police,...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Cranstoun announced as new provider to help tackle domestic violence

South Gloucestershire Council News Release South Gloucestershire Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood BS15 9TR We are pleased to...

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