Wirral Desistance Christmas

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Wirral Sing-along As part of its Desistance Project – “Seeing Beyond the Risk” – Wirral CRC staff again held a Desistance Christmas, including producing our own design Christmas cards for service users, a toy appeal for families, and a fundraising prize draw for staff.  The draw raised a healthy sum towards providing refreshments in the…

Trainees Turning Lives Around

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Three trainees are part of a new team offering support to people on probation. The Getting Real Opportunities for Work (GROW) traineeship is run by Inspiring Change Manchester (ICM) in partnership with the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company. Its aim is to protect the public by preventing re-offending. Eddie Fraser, Chelsey Gibbon and…

Dress it Forward

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Dress It Forward Women’s Networking Event at MYST Sefton & Liverpool Women in Business CIC, Friday, 27 November 2015 from 12:00 to 14:00 (GMT) Liverpool, United Kingdom   The Dress It Forward Campaign launched on 12th March 2015 at The Northern Power Women Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Liverpool.  We are currently extending collections…

THE BRINK CELEBRATES POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE CITY AHEAD OF ALCOHOL AWARENESS WEEK 

THE BRINK CELEBRATES POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE CITY AHEAD OF ALCOHOL AWARENESS WEEK  image

November 2015 The UK’s first and Liverpool’s only dry bar The Brink is celebrating its positive impact on the city over the past four years ahead of Alcohol Awareness Week (16-22 November). As Action on Addiction’s flagship venue, the revolutionary social initiative located on Parr Street is leading the way in promoting awareness by combining fresh…

Stronger Together Conference July 2015

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    A joint conference between Merseyside CRC and User Voice, the first of its kind, was held on Friday 17th July 2015.  The event, held at Tomorrow’s Women Wirral, was a huge success with talks from Annette Hennessy OBE, CEO of MCRC & Mark Johnson MBE, CEO User Voice.  Alongside the CEO talks were…

THE BRINK HOSTS THIS YEAR’S MERSEYSIDE RECOVERY AWARDS 

THE BRINK HOSTS THIS YEAR’S MERSEYSIDE RECOVERY AWARDS  image

July 2015 Action on Addiction played host to the Merseyside Recovery Awards 2015 at its flagship social enterprise – The Brink Café CIC. Throughout the celebratory evening, members of the recovery community together with the general public alike gathered at the Parr Street venue to recognise and applaud individuals who have overcome drug and alcohol…

BISHOP OF LIVERPOOL VISITS THE BRINK AS PART OF INSET DAY

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Liverpool’s only dry bar and restaurant The Brink welcomed Liverpool’s Anglican Bishop Paul Bayes as part of an exclusive insight day. The flagship social enterprise, which is run by Action on Addiction, greeted Bishop Paul to further the Bishop’s understanding of what the collective charities do to help those battling drug and alcohol addictions. Throughout…

Merseyside PCC launch Victim Care Service – June 2015

Merseyside PCC launch Victim Care Service – June 2015 image

Merseyside CRC is today supporting a new specialist service launched by Merseyside’s Police and Crime Commissioner aimed at improving victim care in the region. Victim Care Merseyside is a new package of care and support created by the Commissioner, Jane Kennedy, in partnership with Merseyside Police and a host of regional organisations and charities. It…

Merseyside Child Death Overview Panel Newsletter

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At Merseyside CRC we understand rehabilitation can only work alongside robust public protection and we have prioritised safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our work and business. Merseyside CDOP is a panel made up of a cross border group of professionals who meet on a monthly basis to review all child deaths that occur within…

Help Programme

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Launch event March 2015 Today saw the official launch at Liverpool’s JMU John Lennon building, of the MCRC Help Programme, a healthy relationships and domestic violence awareness initiative.  Over 60 people attended from a variety of organisations, some from our existing partners, and some new to the MCRC network.   John Quick Merseyside CRC Head…