Bob Campbell on open door services
Posted on 24-06-2008

Bob describes the strengths and weaknesses of running open door services.

 

Bob Campbell

Special Projects Officer

Location: Sheffield, UK

Bob Campbell has been working in the drugs field since the 1970's. In 1970 he was part of a co-operative in Brighton which set up an early example of a multi disciplinary street agency which included working with drug users. Throughout the late 70's and early 80's he worked at the Lifeline Project in Manchester…

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Welcome to Lifeline and FEAD (Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs). This project has been shaped by the wealth of experience, openness, and knowledge of the contributors. You are invited to comment on the clips, which are supported by footnotes to which you can add. FEAD is an ongoing Lifeline Project initiative.

Lifeline Project: In 1971 the Lifeline Project opened a day centre for drug users in Manchester. Since its foundation Lifeline has grown and developed, and now works in a diverse range of settings across the UK. Our purpose is to relieve poverty, sickness and distress among those persons affected by addiction to drugs of any kind, and to educate the public on matters relating to drug misuse.