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Drug and Alcohol recovery service North Yorkshire Horizons has launched its latest Wasted this Summer campaign, aimed at young people in the summer season. The campaign, which follows a similar one last summer, provides up-to-date information for party-going young people in the area to make smart choices and reduce potential harm at this time of […]

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Staff at the Selby hub have joined with a local homelessness charity to provide tents, sleeping bags, warm clothing and toiletries to clients in immediate need. Lead Practitioner at the hub, Sam Thomson, said of the partnership with Sleepsafe Selby: “Client feedback shows they feel that they are being supported to keep warm and feel […]

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Clients who are victims of County Lines drug gangs, are being urged to speak to their workers in North Yorkshire Horizons hubs to get help. Workers across the county have been attending awareness courses run by police to learn more about how drug dealers seek out vulnerable people and move into their homes to use […]

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Paul has been with the Harrogate Service since 2013 and has worked across many aspects of the service. Paul is the Lead Volunteer and undertaken many activities in his endeavours to support our client group. Stephen Flood, Volunteer and Peer Mentor Coordinator at North Yorkshire Horizons, said: “Paul currently offers much needed benefits advice and […]

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Glenda Hyde Glenda is a fully qualified counsellor and offers her services solely on a volunteering basis for the Northallerton Service. Stephen Flood, Volunteer and Peer Mentor Coordinator at North Yorkshire Horizons, said: “Glenda has a very warm and welcoming personality and has an inherent desire to support others to stay well and make positive […]

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Belinda Snaith Belinda joined the service in summer of 2018 and quickly established herself as a very important part of the Selby offering. Stephen Flood, Volunteer and Peer Mentor Coordinator at North Yorkshire Horizons, said: “Belinda runs Alcohol Pathway Groups, supports and facilitates Recovery Cafés, runs mutual aid and SMART meeting and offers clients recovery […]

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Greg Long Greg is our longest serving Volunteer in Scarborough, having joined in October 2014. Stephen Flood, Volunteer and Peer Mentor Coordinator at North Yorkshire Horizons, said: “Greg facilitates a weekly walking and wellbeing group in Scarborough which he has offered week in week out, come rain or shine every Friday in Scarborough for the […]

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Naomi Ross-Gower Naomi Joined the service in September 2018 after studying for a degree in Counselling. Naomi was looking for a challenge and development opportunities and came to the project with bags of enthusiasm. Stephen Flood, Volunteer and Peer Mentor Coordinator at North Yorkshire Horizons, said: “Naomi has made a flying start, having little experience […]

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North Yorkshire Horizons is helping to promote a cannabis related health campaign aimed at encouraging people across the borough to review their cannabis consumption. North Yorkshire Horizon’s Respect THC campaign aims to help people who are concerned about the amount of cannabis they are smoking. The new Respect THC campaign uses posters and social media […]

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World Book Day at Selby

World Book Day was celebrated in the Selby hub in Gawthorpe, opposite the town hall, with the launch of a book swap. The books swap idea came from our monthly service user forum here in Selby.  Staff and service users have brought in books for people to read and enjoy. We’ve got everything including fiction, […]

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