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News & Media, Our Impact

Cranstoun launches app to help Worcestershire residents reduce their drinking

Cranstoun, Worcestershire’s substance misuse service has launched the ‘Lower My Drinking’ app to help support residents to understand and...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

Divert – breaking the cycle of drug crime

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is backing a new scheme which will see those caught by the...

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Housing, News & Media

Cranstoun to co-deliver Housing First service in Birmingham

Cranstoun has been awarded a contract to co-deliver the Housing First service in Birmingham from June 8th. Cranstoun will...

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News & Media, Our Story

Cranstoun announces new Chair of Trustees

After 10 years on Cranstoun’s Board of Trustees, Richard Pertwee has stepped down. Richard’s legal background, coupled with a...

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Thank you to all our volunteers

Each year, Volunteers’ Week celebrates the contribution that millions of people of make across the country through their volunteering. ...

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Criminal Justice, News & Media

Partner co-ordination for the early release of prisoners due to the risk of Covid-19

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson and West Midlands Police are working with key partners from...

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News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story

COVID-19 Cranstoun Position Statement

With the introduction and spread of COVID-19 there can be no doubt we are entering a period of severe...

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Criminal Justice, News & Media

£1m new service to break the root causes of crime

A brand new West Midlands-wide service has launched in police custody. The Cranstoun Arrest Referral Service (CARS) has been...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Worcestershire awards Cranstoun new integrated drug and alcohol specialist treatment service

Worcestershire County Council has awarded Cranstoun the contract to deliver a new integrated drug and alcohol specialist treatment service...

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News & Media, Our Story

Cranstoun’s people – who are we?

Kim Coles, Executive Director of HR & Governance Cranstoun exists to help people, empowering them to live healthy, safe...

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Housing, News & Media

Cranstoun wins contract to deliver substance misuse housing support and preventative services within Wandsworth

Cranstoun has been awarded the contract to deliver the substance misuse housing support and preventative services within Wandsworth Borough...

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Volunteer spotlight

Cranstoun believes in giving people opportunities to lead happy, healthy and safe lives.  We encourage ongoing learning, as one...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Bucking the Trend in Alcohol Treatment

Annie Steele, Director of Operations Working in alcohol and drug services over the past 24 years, I have seen...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Drugs Diversion Scheme – new pilot in Windsor and Maidenhead

Thames Valley Police and partners are starting a drugs diversion pilot scheme today (13/01/20) in Windsor and Maidenhead to...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Partners commit further funding to tackle domestic abuse

West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion and Worcestershire County Council have reaffirmed their support for a programme...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Domestic abuse doesn’t stop for Christmas

For many, spending quality time with family and friends is a key part of the Christmas season. But for...

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Housing, News & Media

Birmingham awards Cranstoun housing support contracts

Birmingham City Council has awarded Cranstoun a number of housing support contracts to deliver and manage across Birmingham including:...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Cranstoun Sandwell rated ‘Good’ in latest CQC report

We’re delighted to announce Cranstoun Sandwell, our substance misuse service for adults living in Sandwell, has received an overall...

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News & Media, Young People

Here4YOUth: A new service for young people in Dudley

Here4YOUth is a new integrated service for young people across the Dudley borough. It offers a one stop shop...

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News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story

Marking 50 years of Cranstoun

Cranstoun turns 50 this year. We have been taking the opportunity to reflect on our own journey from our...

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News & Media, Our Impact

West Berkshire Drug Diversion Scheme nominated for Howard League for Penal Reform award

The West Berkshire Drug Diversion Scheme has been nominated for a Howard League for Penal Reform award in the...

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News & Media, Our Story

Expressions of Recovery II – An Exhibition Celebrating 50 Years of Cranstoun (11-15 November 2019)

To celebrate Cranstoun’s 50th anniversary, our service users across England have shared their artwork with us. Expressions of Recovery...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Sandwell ‘Blue Light’ Project nominated for two public health awards

The Sandwell ‘Blue Light’ Project has been nominated for two awards: The Guardian Public Health & Wellbeing Award 2019...

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News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story

Discovery and new beginnings

Clare Maryan, Director of Development and Innovation For me, September is about new beginnings. It’s like that first page...

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