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News

Recovering Our Stories – Giveaway

Recovering Our Stories – Giveaway

To celebrate the second print run of Recovering Our Stories we are launching a very special giveaway. We are offering you the chance to win one of 3 packs of amazing original artworks from Glenn Hustler. Each prize pack contains: An illustrated tote bagAn illustrated...

Impact Report 2020

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...

Christmas Opening 2020

Christmas Opening 2020

You can find all our Christmas 2020 opening times here. Over the Christmas period some services will be offering specific activities and support, this page will continue to be updated with all the details. Click @Read More’ to see the full list of opening times.

Articles

Dry January 2021

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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Looking after yourself at Christmas

Looking after yourself at Christmas

Christmas comes with different expectations, we're encouraged to over spend and over indulge, to cosy up in front of the telly and shut out the dark nights. Especially this year there is a pressure to make the most of family and enjoy the few days before we move back...

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Waypoint Open Courses

Waypoint Open Courses

Waypoint Training are pleased to announce the launch of the first courses in their open course programme. Waypoint has a long-established track record for high quality, innovative vocational training that promotes excellence in working with a range of vulnerable...

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Older Articles

Why Social Distancing Feel Wrong

Social connection by close physical proximity is familiar to me and, on the whole, I am very comfortable with people being physically close to me. I’ll seek people out and spend time in their presence. Being physically with people, however, is neither a guarantee of...

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A Lockdown Diary

Lisa works supporting people maintain changes around their drug and alcohol use at our Progress recovery service. She also delivers training and education in the community. Since lockdown she is now working across several projects, often providing, socially-distanced,...

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Vicki’s Blog

20/04/20 Harm Reduction: The Only Show in town If you turn to the recent issue of the  Parliamentary Review (click here) you might recognise the organisation featured on pages 26,27 and 28! Reading through the whole magazine the most striking things (with the...

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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or FASD - An uncomfortable discussion topic, cloaked with stigma and judgement. But how much do you really know about it? Or the significance of alcohol in pregnancy for that matter... At Project 6 we strive for a broad-spectrum...

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Dry January: counting down the days or a welcome break?

As one major British tabloid proclaimed, the 31/01/20 was a significant day for many Britons. The end of Dry January had finally come and thousands of those who had abstained throughout the month were free to raise a glass and toast… just about anything. Each year...

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Harm Reduction Collective

#bringbackharmreduction Tomorrow, on International Overdose Awareness day, we are launching a call to action. The drug and alcohol sector is in crisis. Drug related deaths are increasing at a phenomenal rate and in Scotland they are the highest in the whole world....

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Older News

100 Days Thank You

It has been 100 days since lockdown began and in that time a huge amount has changed. Like everyone we have faced difficult times and tough decisions. But we have also found new creative ways of doing things. We have formed new partnerships and strengthened existing...

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Race to the Summit

3 teams of Project 6 staff are climbing 2903 flights of stairs to reach the height of Mount Everest. Well done to all our teams, an amazing effort! Click here to donate and show your support.   Peak Excitement           100% Michala - Eve...

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Doncaster Merger

  We are delighted to announce that the long established Doncaster based alcohol charity, Doncaster Alcohol Services (DAS), will be joining with Project 6 on 1st July 2020. The merger means that DAS will be part of Project 6 and operate as ‘Project 6 Doncaster –...

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The Class of 2020

Ladies and Gentleman, the class of 2020 As people enter Progress they are invited to join SRP. The Structured Recovery Programme (SRP) is a closed therapeutic group work programme which is currently delivered over 24 sessions twice a week. The programme requires...

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Dry January: counting down the days or a welcome break?

As one major British tabloid proclaimed, the 31/01/20 was a significant day for many Britons. The end of Dry January had finally come and thousands of those who had abstained throughout the month were free to raise a glass and toast… just about anything. Each year...

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