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The North Yorkshire alcohol and drug service North Yorkshire Horizons is running a campaign to encourage safer drinking at Christmas. North Yorkshire Horizons are distributing their Tips for Safer Seasonal Drinking leaflet from their five hubs across the county. The advice is also online at www.nyhorizons.org.uk Mark Vidgen, Assistant Director of North Yorkshire Horizons said: […]

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North Yorkshire Horizons has published a handy leaflet containing advice aimed at helping people get through the party season. The leaflet discusses the ways people can make things easier by following some good advice. You can download a copy of the leaflet below, or ask for a copy from your local North Yorkshire Hub. A4 […]

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As part of Alcohol Awareness Week 2018, Vicky Johnson from the R&M team delivered a local event aimed at raising awareness of alcohol related issues as part of the plan to promote alcohol awareness across the area. The event was arranged via Skipton’s Job Centre. Vicky and her NYH colleague Amanda Lowe provided advice and […]

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Alcohol Awareness Week

North Yorkshire Horizons is proud to participate in Alcohol Awareness Week. Running from 13th – 19th November. We’re holding a number of events during Awareness Week to promote the projects we run that can help people across North Yorkshire. For more information, please call in to one of our 5 Hubs, or call the North […]

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Soldiers at Catterick Garrison trying to recover from alcohol and gambling addictions now have a new chance to overcome their problems. Communities’ charity DISC is leading the UK’s first SMART recovery programme specifically aimed at helping serving soldiers. Experts from DISC’s North Yorkshire Horizons’ drug and alcohol misuse service are working in partnership with addiction […]

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E is a female in her mid 20s. She has a young son who is subject to a child protection plan. E has a history of abusing over the counter opiate-based pain relief for which she received support and a methadone prescription at North Yorkshire Horizons, Harrogate before moving to Leeds and transferring to a […]

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Recovery Walk 2017 Blackpool

Ten service users, five members of staff and one volunteer joined a cast of thousands as they enjoyed the sun and sights of Blackpool at this year’s Recovery Walk. 2017 was the ninth time that the event had been held. Thousands of people in recovery, were joined by family and friends for the biggest gathering […]

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“Yeah I am one of the volunteers in the Selby hub. so my role at Selby hub is peer mentoring which is the main thing but I’m also a smart recovery facilitator and I also do the smoking cessation as well so offer brief advice. I also do the recovery cafes – that;s a drop-in […]

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“I was on drugs and it was horrible being on it, I was struggling and because I’m from Kent, I moved up here and I found Horizons and they helped me and it;s done a lot of good for me because I am now clean and I am now, I’ve got a lot of voluntary […]

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