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Recovery Hub Memorial Bench

27 September 2022

The Recovery Hub has now installed a memorial bench where visitors can sit and reflect on those we have lost to addiction. The bench is situated in the garden in front of a newly planted cherry blossom tree which will bloom in the spring and symbolises renewal and hope 🌸  

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Our response to the passing of our patron, Her Majesty the Queen

9 September 2022

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen was the Patron of one of our partners, Nacro, and through her lifetime, served to champion projects that helped those in need of support. We send our deepest condolences to the Royal Family.

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Recovery Near You Roadshow!

1 March 2022

Recovery Near You have taken to the road in their new mobile support unit. For 6 months our NHS team will be traveling around key locations of Wolverhampton to engage with the local areas and community. We are offering needle exchange, naloxone, DBT testing, assessments, brief interventions and harm reduction advise. We will also have […]

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Download Our Christmas Newsletter

13 December 2021

Christmas 2021 Newsletter

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Interview for Substance Magazine – Chris Cole’s Story

18 November 2021

My name is Chris Cole and I am now the Service User Involvement Team (SUIT) Project Co-ordinator. I thought that this would be a great opportunity to introduce myself and to give you a brief history of where I have come from. I have been in recovery for roughly 9 years and have experienced many […]

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Thornhurst recovery hub volunteer garden project

2 July 2021

Gardening interest is growing around Nacro, with our Thornhurt recovery hub, part of Recovery Near You (RNY) showing off their latest project. Volunteers Adam, Naomi, Olly, and Kelly, who have all under the supervision of SUIT volunteer co-ordinator Jason Spreckley, have all rolled up their sleeves to create a better space for the people we […]

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“I was trapped in a vicious cycle; now I’m free, life has never been better”

19 April 2021

In this blog, Charlotte Webb opens up about her experiences of alcoholism and being trapped in toxic cycle of binge drinking and withdrawal. After realising she needed help, she reached out to Recovery Near You who supported her to give up drinking and move on with her life. How it started Alcohol didn’t really interest […]

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Recovery Near You wins 2020 ILLY Team of the Year award!

11 November 2020

This year’s Team of the Year award has been given to Recovery Near You by ILLY, a national case management system that RNY has been using since 2013. The achievement was awarded at the virtual ILLY National User Group where there were presentations reflecting on how the year had gone, and staff from RNY accepted […]

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A short collection of poems from one of our service users.

7 September 2020

Click the link below to read a number of short poems one of our service users has written charting their recovery. Recovery Near You Poems  

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Dry January

5 January 2018

How to recover from Christmas excess.

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Christmas wishes from Recovery Near You

17 December 2017

If you or somebody you know has a problem with alcohol or drugs this Christmas, support is available from many services across the city.

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Our first art exhibition of service users’ work

25 November 2017

Recovery Near You’s first art exhibition was opened at Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Here is the opening address.

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How Recovery Near You helps the community

10 October 2017

Daniel Shaw explains the positive effects on Wolverhampton of the dedicated service that we provide.

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Meet the Recovery Hub

21 August 2017

Paul Uppal MP presented an award at Molineux to the winning team.

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RNY hosts awareness events at local supermarkets

2 July 2015

Last week, Recovery Near You staff spoke to shoppers at Asda and Waitrose in Wolverhampton about issues around drugs and alcohol.

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About Wolverhampton Substance Misuse Service

18 May 2015

Welcome to Wolverhampton Substance Misuse Service – a free, confidential service for Wolverhampton. We help anyone who is concerned about their own drinking or drug use or someone else’s.

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Jamie’s story

11 May 2015

“I am no different to anyone else in Wolverhampton. I just decided to make a choice.”

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Recognition for team that has improved quality and value

26 August 2014

Our Wolverhampton Drug and Alcohol Liaison Team (DALT) recently received an award for their hard work and success.

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