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SAAS Conference in Sheffield

On Friday September 14th nine of us from the Basement met up to travel to Sheffield to the 2nd National Recovery in the community conference.

Sheffield-SAAS-Conference-PictureOn arrival we all went into the exhibition hall where there were information stalls ranging from intuitive Recovery, NA, SMART recovery, families together and exhibits from various different projects.

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A Warm Welcome to Basement House

In the beginning…

For anyone who remembers the start of TBRP, they will tell you we began as Calderdale User Forum in 2006, which consisted of a small office at CSMS, and 3 hours of time each week in a dark basement at the YMCA. The facilities were out of date, we had unwelcome, hungry visitors in the kitchen, and the weekly breakfast served about 20 people.

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Connecticut Recovery comes to Yorkshire

AdiandPhilThe team from The Basement Recovery Project attended a number of Phil Valentine gigs in early October. Adi, one of our Community Recovery Organisers met Phil in Sheffield.

“Phil speaks a lot of sense. I especially felt moved about the reference to ‘Warrior Down’. We take this approach at TBRP, and our door is always open.

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