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A warning of “deadly batches” of heroin has been issued after a number of deaths in Yorkshire. There is significant evidence from a small number of post-mortem results of recent drug user deaths and from police seizures that some heroin may contain fentanyl or carfentanyl added by dealers. These are highly potent synthetic opioids and […]

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The April version of the Selby Hub newsletter has just been published. Among the topics discussed, there’s an article on the local women’s group, and the plans for a new men’s group, as well as articles on volunteering and SMART recovery You can download a pdf copy here Selby Newsletter April 2017

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, Julia Mulligan, paid a visit to North Yorkshire Horizon’s Harrogate Hub alongside several other local dignitaries, to celebrate the opening of a new IT suite. A plaque was unveiled that highlighted the support of the North Yorkshire PCC and also the generous financial gift provided by the […]

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Councillor Nick Brown, the Mayor of Harrogate, has recently visited the North Yorkshire Horizons Harrogate Hub to meet Volunteers and Staff and discuss the work undertaken in our local communities. Harrogate’s current sitting Mayor was full of praise for the work we do and passed on some great contacts and information to support future funding […]

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Criminal Justice Worker Sarah Stephenson has recently helped make a short film to highlight the problems of drug and alcohol misuse. Sarah works part-time for North Yorkshire Horizons as well as a Substance Misuse Worker for Yorkshire Coast Homes. The two organisations joined forces to help develop the film, with assistance from North Yorkshire Police. The […]

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The video footage from the Awards Ceremony is now live, why not take a look? Karen Jordan, Clinical Team Manager for Spectrum, has been named as Nurse Leader of the Year at the Nursing Times Awards 2016. Karen leads a small team of Wellbeing Nurses as part of North Yorkshire Horizons, the substance misuse service […]

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A report has recently been published highlighting the excellent work undertaken by North Yorkshire Horizons to deliver adult drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services in North Yorkshire. The Public Health Institute, part of Liverpool  John Moores  University, published the report, entitled “Evaluation of the North Yorkshire Horizons Adult Drug & Alcohol Treatment & Recovery […]

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Service Users at the Skipton Hub enjoyed some great Christmas cheer as staff and volunteers served up festive food fit for the season. On 21st December Skipton Hub held its Turkey and Tinsel Meal. The night was a huge success with 20 service users, 7 members of staff and numerous small humans, which were presumably […]

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Staff and Volunteers from the Skipton Hub donned some special Christmas knitwear on Friday to raise money for the North Yorkshire Horizons Service User Fund. Taking part in the national #christmasjumperday, staff raised a grand total of £58, which was fantastic work – well done to all!  

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Carrie takes the Biscuit at Harrogate Bake Off! Staff at North Yorkshire Horizon’s Harrogate Hub have been taking part in a ‘Bake Off’ competition that’s held on the first Tuesday of every month. The December prize was awarded to Carrie’s biscuits, which proved a tremendous success with the judging panel. Second, but not far behind, […]

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