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Latest News

Reach Out 2020

Reach Out 2020

May 18, 2020

We are hosting our annual Reach Out conference online on 11 June, for those caring for someone with a drug or alcohol problem.

Nationwide Bath help fund refurbishment of new treatment centre

Nationwide Bath help fund refurbishment of new treatment centre

May 04, 2020

Nationwide Building Society have donated £10,000 to Developing Health & Independence (DHI) to help address the large demand for our drug and alcohol treatment services, which are predicted to surge in response to the coronavirus lockdown.

Niki's Story

Niki's Story

Apr 15, 2020

By the time I was 40, I was street homeless, and I nearly lost my leg from injecting in my groin. Most people didn't survive that kind of life.