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There is Hope Here

Andy-166For twenty years I struggled with addiction in various forms, alcohol being my primary substance. This led to me losing my family, job and home. Twelve weeks ago I was in absolute despair living in a shabby bedsit and wanting to curl up and die. I felt completely without hope. A strange series of coincidences led me to The Basement. I was given a fantastic welcome by staff and those in recovery. It was so inspiring to see others who had problems such as mine in recovery and thriving.

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Freedom House Goes Large !

Following the success of Freedom House, which began in 2010, TBRP are pleased to announce the addition of a second home for people suffering from addictions.

Freedom House Therapeutic Community is an abstinence-based residential centre based in Calderdale. TBRP has provided 24/7 support by people in recovery, offering a peer-to peer package of care to over 15 people, many of whom are now in employment, managing their own homes and rebuilding family relationships. For some people, the lived-experience is essential for sustained sobriety and Freedom House provides a solid foundation for recovery.

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A Choice of Freedom – Part III

I left Freedom House back in July after nine months and there was one hell of a difference I can tell you. I’d put on some weight for a start (rather too much if truth be told) and my hair was cut reasonably short. I no longer stank of sweat and urine which is always a plus in my book and I could even walk up a hill without collapsing, again a skill you don’t fully appreciate until you no longer have it.

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A Choice of Freedom – Part II

Freedom House is a comfortable home on the outskirts of Halifax town centre offering a range of treatment options. It operates along the lines of a therapeutic community, offering a person-centred approach and individual treatment plans within an evidence-based structured programme.

In this issue Edmund gives us a light-hearted account of his experience so far:

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A Choice of Freedom

Freedom House is a comfortable home on the outskirts of Halifax town centre offering a range of treatment options. It operates along the lines of a therapeutic community, offering a person-centred approach and individual treatment plans within an evidence-based structured programme.

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