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In at the Deep End

And you thought Tough Mudder was tough?

We throw Lee in at the deep end at University of Huddersfield

Hudds_UniversityThis is my first time being in recovery and I’m learning new things about myself every day. I do share in meetings but sometimes I get really self-obsessed and struggle to share. So when Heath approached me and asked if I would come along and help him with a presentation he was doing at University of Huddersfield, my first reaction was I can’t do that. Read more

Shadow Justice Minister visits Halifax’s Basement Project

Shadow Justice Minister Visits Halifax's Basement Project

Dan Jarvice, MP Shadow Justice Minister Visits Halifax’s Basement Project

The Shadow Justice Minister visited the Basement Project this afternoon (Friday).

Dan Jarvis, MP for Barnsley Central, heard about the work the recovery project does to help those battling drug and alcohol misuse.

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Special report: Helping Calderdale’s addicts on the road to recovery

“We work with people who are totally disengaged right through to supporting people into employment and becoming contributors again,” says Michelle Foster, chief executive at The Basement Project.

“For us, it’s about building a community. One of the biggest problems used to be that someone with an addiction would see a clinician and then get sent home – they never saw anybody well – the only people they had contact with was medical staff and other addicts…