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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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Several events have flowered from the annual Recovery Month of September  – including Horizons’ participation in tomorrow’s Recovery Walk in Blackpool. The events are there to celebrate and, in fact, inspire. Paul Hobson, a volunteer at North Yorkshire Horizons in Selby was so inspired by the service’s screening of the film Anonymous People at Selby Town Hall, he stood up and spoke to the […]

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  Mark Vidgen, Assistant Director of North Yorkshire Horizons and based at the Selby hub,  delivered a  speech prior to the screening of the film Anonymous People, at Selby Town Hall. “The event today was planned as a way of celebrating the fantastic work that has been undertaken in Selby over the past 3 years […]

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, Julia Mulligan, who opened our North Yorkshire Horizon’s Harrogate Hub  IT suite, has written about the importance of our work. Writing in her newspaper column about recipients of her Community Fund,  Ms Mulligan, said: “By awarding a modest £1,661 to North Yorkshire Horizons here in Harrogate, recovering alcoholics and […]

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SELBY TOWN HALL WEDNESDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER   1PM. ADMISSION FREE  BY TICKET ONLY– CALL 01723 330730 lesley.dawber@nyhorizons.org.uk or karlasmith@nyhorizons.org.uk The Anonymous People shines a light on the personal and societal value of recovery through the moving stories of people who are public about what their lives are like, now that they’re no longer using alcohol or […]

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Paul Hobson, a volunteer at North Yorkshire Horizons in Selby was inspired by the service’s screening of the film Anonymous People at Selby Town Hall and spoke to the audience, unprompted. He gave moving testimony about what Horizons had done for him. ​”This month I am celebrating the third year in my recovery. (cheers) What I would like to […]

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Back to You course is a springboard for people view video North Yorkshire Horizons’ course tutor Chris Crowe speaks about how the Back to You course raises people’s self esteem, fosters friendships and is a springboard from which to move forward. “For some of these people this is the first sense of achievement they’ve had […]

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North Yorkshire Horizons’ Northallerton hub manager, Craig Bosomworth speaks about the service Click to view video “This is Northallerton hub of the North Yorkshire Horizons substance misuse service. And for people who don’t know it, it covers a thousand square miles across Hambleton and Richmond. “We offer Substance misuse services across that patch. that includes […]

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