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Pop-up pods help to tackle homelessness
Each ‘pod’ provides a bed, chemical toilet, charging facilities. Aimed at helping people sleeping on the streets who have complex needs so may struggle in hostel style accommodation. Have made a real difference.
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Scottish churches and Christian groups have helped over 2,000 people recover from addiction
Research highlights the extraordinary efforts of Christians in Scotland to assist, care for those in addiction, bringing to light the scope of Christian services..
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Unshattered - ending the addiction relapse cycle
They save 3000+ lbs of fabrics, textiles from landfill yearly. Women with lived experience use reclaimed material to create unique, handcrafted handbags, etc - making a difference for planet and themselves.
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Understanding gambling harm and ways to identify those at risk 
Harms relating to relationships, health, emotional/psychological wellbeing are most-reported gambling harms. Family members of those who gamble can experience gambling harms. How to identify..
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Surveillance Capitalism: the hidden costs of the digital revolution 
An economic order built by aggregating human experience as free material to predict, manipulate behaviour and sell, resulting in great wealth, knowledge and power in private companies.
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A second chance company
Many employees who join Nehemiah Manufacturing just need a chance to prove themselves. "If I had to describe it in one word, it would be grace. When society deems that we are out of chances, Nehemiah gives us another chance."
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Homeless shelter plus - the Cotton Street Project
A centre that gives the guests a home, with a bed and their own clothes behind a lockable door, a community are where they can eat and a joinery and upholstery workshop, that has given them hope.
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The repair of intergenerational trauma - James' story
How a childhood of trauma and adversity led James to feel despair, loneliness and rage. Walk with James as he begins to heal and create a new and hopeful future.
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Stopping teen substance abuse in Iceland
The %age of 15-16-year-olds who had been drunk in a month fell from 42% in 1998 to 5% in 2016. The %age who have ever used cannabis is down from 17% to 7%. Those smoking cigarettes every day fell from 23% to just 3%.
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The lasting effects of childhood trauma 
Have you ever met a person who woke up one morning and says, "My ambition is to become an addict." When people are in tremendous pain, their range of choices is limited and not only that their brains are affected by those early experiences.
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Events (2 found)

In-Person - FIXED 22 - Bolton
@Bridge Church, Bolton, Greater Manchester,
Fixed is a conference for recovering addicts, ex addicts, those who work with addicts and those who have a heart for addicts.
24/09/2022
09:30
In-Person - ACC National Conference 2022 - Swanwick
@Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire,
The theme of the conference is drawn from Galatians 3:28 “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” (NIV) As an ecumenical body, we want to celebrate the diversity amongst our membership and in the field of counselling and ministry of pastoral care; equally we want to celebrate the unity we have in Christ. We trust the conference will be a vehicle for it.
There is a full training programme.
22/10/2022
09:00

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