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“WASTED THIS SUMMER?” IS THE QUESTION FROM NORTH YORKSHIRE HORIZONS Wasted this Summer is the title of a new campaign aimed at helping party-going young people in the county to make wiser choices about their behaviour over the summer. Mark Vidgen, Assistant Director of North Yorkshire Horizons said: “The messages that we are trying to […]

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Walk and Talk July 6th

Service users at Northallerton Hub have enjoyed their first Walk & Talk outing at Richmond, walking to Easby Abbey. The idea for these outings came from the Service User Involvement Group which meets regularly for service users to plan activities and service improvements they feel will benefit all clients of North Yorkshire Horizons. Recovery Coordinator […]

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Dozens of kind-hearted North Yorkshire Horizons staff members are completing a gruelling 180 mile relay. The walking running and cycling relay was organised by the service in support of Karen Jordan, Clinical Team Leader within North Yorkshire Horizons, who was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. Over 40 staff volunteers are taking part in […]

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Workers from every one of the hubs in  North Yorkshire Horizons are taking part in an ambitious 180-mile fundraising challenge to raise money for York Hospital’s Magnolia Centre. The North Yorkshire Relay was organised by the service in support of Karen Jordan, Clinical Team Leader within North Yorkshire Horizons, who was diagnosed with breast cancer […]

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On a day to day basis, I oversee the service and all the elements of provision that we deliver. I also have management of a staff of 20 people so I’m just one of those staff members really behind the service and every team member plays a big part in what we all love to do here.  What makes you […]

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 We have just undergone quite an extensive programme of refurbishment here at the Scarborough premises. And we now have an entire new floor with improved facilities so that includes an additional five one-to-one rooms for seeing clients on a confidential basis. They’re much more appealing, they’re more comfortable, clients can be relaxed when they’re […]

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I work with people who come into treatment voluntarily to address either their alcohol their drug issue. I meet people normally when they are at quite a low ebb in their life. Not a lot going on apart from chaos and addiction and then I try to give them coping techniques and strategies to help them manage that little bit better. I […]

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So a lot of clients will be met on the day of release from prison and we will address  their substance misuse issues  following them through their journey in the community. So the desire for all of the clients is that they will I am passionate about is helping  people to understand that their past behaviour and their past activity doesn’t have […]

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My history of issues with alcohol go back a long way. my background is I lived in London for a number of years as a teacher and started drinking quite heavily whilst I was working down there to the extent that I lost my job and my marriage finished so I came back to York initially and lived with my mum […]

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North Yorkshire Horizons is helping to promote a cannabis related health campaign aimed at encouraging people across the county to think again about their cannabis consumption. The Respect THC campaign aims to help people who are concerned about the amount of cannabis they are smoking. A newly developed Respect THC campaign uses posters and social […]

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