Hellen Garratt: Responding to addiction in the family- A service organisation Director’s perspective
Posted on 22-05-2013
Hellen Garratt talks about a slow development of practice in mainstream services with regards to the influence of drinking on families and children, even though there is a good, solid research in this area. She also describes the journey Aquarius took in changing its practices to being more family focused.

 

New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group 2013

Location: Birmingham

New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group has provided a safe environment where alcohol practitioners, researchers, service managers and commissioners have explored and debated contemporary challenges in the field since the mid 1970. 2013 conference reviews the development of alcohol related work with families including some of the leading researchers internationally: Professor Jim Orford;…

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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.