At HAGA, we are delighted to share news about the impact of our specialist alcohol training on a London-based detox provider. Following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in summer 2015, the CQC inspectors identified the need for improvements to training and practice at The Perry Clayman Project (PCP).Details
Alcohol interventions need to be in people’s own hands not in specialist treatment services. Most risky drinkers typically don’t want or need alcohol treatment. Services need to take a different approach.
HAGA started developing a digital pathway for risky drinkers in 2011. Our poster offers an overview of the learning so far from our digital alcohol pathway. The poster was presented at the Society for the Study of Addiction symposium 2015Details
‘Hounds of Hell’ is a poem written by Joe B, which featured in Haringey’s Recovery Pride: Stories from Haringey collection in 2012. The poem explores the journey from alcohol addiction to recovery.
Haringey residents are celebrating the launch of theWORM, a new service-user-led magazine aiming to overcome the stigma faced by local people in recovery from alcohol and drugs later this month.
In July last year, a group of people accessing Haringey’s alcohol treatment programme got to talking about how alcohol (and drugs) had taken over their lives and, now that they were recovering, they wanted to do something to address the stigma faced by people recovering. So what are those misconceptions that people in recovery face?Details
The Haringey alcohol action charity, HAGA, is a finalist in the prestigious national ‘Tech4Good’ Awards 2015.Details