Here you can find all the lastest news and articles from Project 6.

News

Waypoint – New Open Courses

Waypoint – New Open Courses

Our Waypoint Training teams Autumn/Winter 2021 open courses from their New Approaches to Responding to Complex Needs programme are now available to book online

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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...

SMS Leaving Project 6

SMS Leaving Project 6

It is with sadness we announce this month we will be saying goodbye to the Specialist Mentoring Service. Over the past four years SMS has recruited and trained volunteer mentors to work with vulnerable young people across Sheffield. Over this time mentors have...

Articles 

Dry January 2022

Dry January 2022

Dry January 2022Many of us will have heard of Dry January, a month off the booze after the excesses of Christmas and New Year. But what’s the point? Is it just a chance to set yourself a challenge to give something up and maybe save some cash, or does it provide an...

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In the Needle Exchange

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

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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In the Needle Exchange

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...

read more
Why Recovery Month Matters

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...

read more
After Lockdown

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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Older Articles

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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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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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...

read more