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NHS Parliamentary Awards

NHS Parliamentary Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Multi-Agency Support Team (MAST) has been shortlisted for this year’s NHS Parliamentary Award in the category for Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care. The nomination recognises the team’s work at Airedale General Hospital and...

Thank You Tom!

Thank You Tom!

We want to say a huge thank you to Tom who has been raising money for Project 6 and Ben’s Centre in Sheffield. Over the Easter weekend this year he took on the challenge of cycling the 1000 gruelling miles between Land’s End and John O’Groats. Battling the isolation,...

Project 6 Back on the Road

Project 6 Back on the Road

Local businesses have helped show the power of communities by coming together to help provide Project 6 with a fantastic set of wheels. Last year we were gifted a minibus for us to provide a much needed, mobile support space. The vehicle needed a bit of work...

Articles 

Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

Little did we know just how invigorating & transformative this whole initiative would be for us. Our guide & mentor, Kristen McEwan, who transpired to be a genuine inspiration, devoted to her craft. This was the wonderful discipline that is called Shimu-Yaku,...

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People Powered Progress

People Powered Progress

During April 2022 The People Powered Press worked with Project 6 to install the first in a series of murals and poetry in Keighley created by groups from the community. Thank you to People Powered Press for providing the platform, and to the people from Project 6’s...

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LGBT+ History Month

LGBT+ History Month

Throughout LGBT+ History Month Staff, Volunteers and people who use Project 6’s services have been having conversations around the experiences of different LGBTQ+ people as well as sharing from their own personal lives. Intersectionality, Privilege, and Me When the...

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Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

Little did we know just how invigorating & transformative this whole initiative would be for us. Our guide & mentor, Kristen McEwan, who transpired to be a genuine inspiration, devoted to her craft. This was the wonderful discipline that is called Shimu-Yaku,...

read more
People Powered Progress

People Powered Progress

During April 2022 The People Powered Press worked with Project 6 to install the first in a series of murals and poetry in Keighley created by groups from the community. Thank you to People Powered Press for providing the platform, and to the people from Project 6’s...

read more
LGBT+ History Month

LGBT+ History Month

Throughout LGBT+ History Month Staff, Volunteers and people who use Project 6’s services have been having conversations around the experiences of different LGBTQ+ people as well as sharing from their own personal lives. Intersectionality, Privilege, and Me When the...

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In the Needle Exchange

Needle exchange programmes play a vital role in helping to reduce the harm associated with injecting drug use, including the risk of overdose. They provide access to clean a safe injecting equipment to anyone who needs it as well as advice and alternatives for safer...

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Why Recovery Month Matters

Bring on September, bring on Recovery Month! That’s what we say in Sheffield. …most people say that. Most people doing similar work to us do. The reason they say this is so; each September individuals, groups, services, and organisations across the city join together...

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After Lockdown

So much was lost over the last 18 months but the ‘new normal’ we came to know is changing again.  As we begin to move on, Project 6 wanted to take a video snapshot of people’s experiences from the pandemic. https://youtu.be/_Me9swy62SM Subscribe for more from...

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We welcome difference and treat people equally, honestly and fairly. We recognise and stand up for people’s rights. Project 6 is committed to providing an accessible service to all its service users, equal opportunities for employment of staff and promotion of the...

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Looking After Wellbeing

What a year... 365 days where everything become ‘unprecedented’, when we rediscovered the simple things in life then came to resent them, when we saw the value of communities and local services and a year when mental health and wellbeing started to become a serious...

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Dry January 2021

Dry January, for some an energising way to kick off the new year, for others annual penance for Christmas over indulgence. Whatever your motivation, stopping drinking alcohol for a whole month might be tougher than expected, we’ve put together some tips inspired by...

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Recovering Our Stories – Giveaway

Thank you everyone who entered our Recovering Our Stories Giveaway. We had 3 winners, each receiving a pack of pize curtesy of Glenn Hustler. An illustrated tote bagAn illustrated shirt in your choice of size (available: s/m/l/xl) 5 illustrated postcards5...

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Impact Report 2020

We are pleased to announce our Impact Report for 2020 has arrived! Its been another fantastic year providing services for individuals, families and communities affected by substance use, and/or experiencing multiple disadvantages. Download the report (PDF) Download...

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Recovering Our Stories

This Alcohol Awareness Week Project 6 wants to share 6 intimate stories of addiction and recovery told by the people we work with. Order your advance copy of Recovering Our Stories now “Something I’ve said on many occasions is comics have a unique power to communicate...

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Jack’s Snacks

Back in November 2020 we started a very special project. Jack’s Snacks provides hot food and a reason to engage for those who most need it. Operating out of our needle exchange in Keighley this popular service has been running in memory of Jack Spalding....

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Stick To The Plan – BLUE COLOURWAY

3 weeks ago Kid Acne and Printed By us released the first colourway of the STICK TO THE PLAN screen print, with all profits going to Project 6 and the Archer Project. It has now sold out so Printed By got back in the studio and have produced a second blue colourway,...

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DAS Joins Project 6

Today we can confirm that Doncaster Alcohol Services has officially joined Project 6. We are delighted to welcome an organisation with a track record of providing services which deliver positive outcomes and impact in Doncaster along with a team of dedicated and...

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