Entries by Joanna Kowalski

Appeal for recovery volunteers

One of the Recovery Focus partners is looking for more volunteers to help support its work with people recovering from drug or alcohol problems in Derby. Aquarius launched the new Derby Recovery Service in April this year, working alongside the Derby Drug and Alcohol Service with Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Phoenix Futures to support […]

Inspiring Individuals launched

As part of World Mental Health Day, Recovery Focus today (10 October) launches a new campaign to celebrate the inspiring individuals who’re making a difference every day across our work. Whether it’s a member of staff who goes the extra mile to support someone on their recovery journey or someone achieving one of their goals […]

Recovery Focus appoints new chair

Recovery Focus has appointed a new chair to lead it through the next exciting chapter of its journey to inspire individual recovery nationwide. Helen Edwards, shortly due to retire as Deputy Permanent Secretary and Director General (DG) of Local Government and Public Services within the Department of Communities and Local Government, takes up her new […]

We’re growing – our aim as we publish strategy

We’re growing – that’s the aim of the three year strategy for Recovery Focus, the new national group of charities being built to inspire individual recovery. It’s six months since we officially launched Recovery Focus – a new partnership of mental health charities Richmond Fellowship, 2Care, My Time and Croftlands Trust with substance use charities […]

Annual review focuses on our recovery successes

Our annual review for 2015 is out now and focuses on the innovative services we provide. The publication, which also summarises our annual accounts, reflects on our new, national group of charities, Recovery Focus, and our ambition to become national experts in mental health and substance use support. We launched Recovery Focus in October 2015 […]

Recovery Focus takes success to national crisis care summit

Recovery Focus’ pilot scheme to trial an alternative ‘place of safety’ to police custody for individuals in mental distress has been hailed a success by an independent evaluation. Recovery Focus is publicising the report to coincide with the second annual Crisis Care Concordat Summit which takes place in London tomorrow. (24 Nov)

Welcome to Recovery Focus

Today we launch Recovery Focus, the new name for our expert group of charities inspiring individual recovery nationwide. Our new national group of charities is bringing together organisations with strong individual services, innovative approaches, flexible local presence and a wide range of expertise from around England. Between us we’ve a track record of more than […]