Recovery in the North West

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There’s a short piece by Mark Gilman and Ray Jenkins in the current Drink and Drug News on how and why the North West of England became the epicentre of the UK’s new Recovery movement.

His work on projects like Smack in the Eye and his early writings identified Mark Gilman as one of the early pioneers of Harm Reduction, so his embrace of Recovery and the 12 step fellowships was seen as something of a betrayal of those early principles by some. For Mark, it has always been about getting the best possible outcomes for the communities he serves.

You can read the article here in Drink and Drug News

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