Ian Wardle on the different theories of recovery
Posted on 20-04-2011
‘Mainstreaming recovery is something that many people will be quite wary of’


Ian Wardle

Chief Executive, Lifeline Project and FEAD Interviewer

Location: Manchester

Ian Wardle is Chief Executive of Lifeline Project. He took up post as CEO prior to the first National Drug Strategy, and has overseen significant growth and development of services and field development initiatives during this time. Though primarily focused on the job of running Lifeline Project in an uncertain period, Ian thinks it is…

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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.