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The four-month mark!

ResoLUTiONs Luton has been open for 4 months. In this time we’ve managed to build up an efficient team, trained everyone on Naloxone and distributed nearly 200 kits to professionals and the public, as well as making sure all staff that came across from other local services were happy. A resounding success! We caught up […]

Warning of dangerous heroin mix

UPDATE 21 JUNE 2016:  In light of the increasing prevalence of fentanyl being added to heroin, we are re-issuing this alert. Please find below important information for your attention. There is significant evidence from an increasing number of post-mortem results of recent drug user deaths and from police seizures that some heroin may contain fentanyl […]

Naloxone training in action

Naloxone training in action In the same week as our story on Naloxone training at ResoLUTiONs, the newly-taught Naloxone administering skills were put into action by our Recovery Coordinator, Tahir. “The client wasn’t due until the following week but came in to see me that evening” explains Tahir. After the client struggled to give a urine sample, […]

#NaloxoneSavesLives

Naloxone Saves Lives Since 2016, change, grow, live (CGL) have distributed 13,000 free Naloxone kits to service users, family members and the public to help out in potential opiate/opioid overdose situations. This huge promotional drive, accompanied with training and an excellent #NaloxoneSavesLives awareness campaign means that the kits have been used 464 times. That’s 464 […]

Café Nobar & Volunteering

Café Nobar Café Nobar is open to members of the ResoLUTiONs Recovery Hub, providing a variety of hot and cold food and drinks, cakes, as well as other delicious snacks. Free WiFi also available. OPENING TIMES are from 10am to 2:30pm Monday to Friday. Closed on weekends. Please visit https://www.facebook.com/cafenobar/ for more information. Volunteering at Café Nobar Our goal […]

CGL to launch new Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service in Luton

CGL to launch new Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service in Luton   Social care and health charity change, grow, live (CGL) has been awarded a new contract for the ResoLUTiONs Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service in Luton. The service, awarded by Luton Borough Council, will begin on 1st April 2017. The service will provide support […]

Sprouting Out Celebration Event

The environmental charity Groundwork East has been running their Sprouting Out programme for the past two years in the Bedfordshire area. In April Groundwork kindly decided to launch the programme at the new ResoLUTiONs Recovery Hub. Sprouting Out helps residents at the Hub to be a little bit more self-sufficient. Clients avoid hunger and learn the life skills […]

Confidence in your Recovery

Confidence in your Recovery is a 6 week programme for anyone in recovery who is looking for support with relapse prevention. Meeting once a week you will develop your confidence by: learn  to identify and manage your high risk situations cope with triggers and cravings deal with your emotions  If you want to book a place […]

SMART Recovery Mutual Aid Group

Clarendon Link  launch SMART Recovery – a mutual aid group – every Wednesday from 6pm SMART Recovery (SMART) is a programme designed to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behaviour. SMART stands for ‘Self Management And Recovery Training’.  There is no single approach to recovery that is right for everyone. Research into various […]

Luton Borough Council Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services Tender Update

The HM Government Drug Strategy (2010) encouraged a ‘whole-system’ outcome focused approach, working with education, training, employment, housing, family support services, wider health services and where relevant, prison, probation and youth justice services to address the needs of the whole person.   Services should build close links between community, in-patient, residential treatment and rehabilitation providers who […]