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DHI's 20th Anniversary Celebration Evening

DHI's 20th Anniversary Celebration Evening

Oct 21, 2019

Join us at our celebration evening on 7th November.

Looking to the future

Looking to the future

Oct 21, 2019

Stephen Robertson, Chief Executive of The Big Issue Foundation, sets out why he thinks that we need a new approach to policymaking if we're going to end social exclusion.

Putting down roots: Fred's story

Putting down roots: Fred's story

Oct 04, 2019

Fred's story starts when he was no longer homeless or drinking, but he needed some encouragement to achieve real independence.

Words matter: the role of literacy in combatting social exclusion

Words matter: the role of literacy in combatting social exclusion

Sep 27, 2019

Illiteracy and innumeracy are often overlooked, but key factors in social exclusion. Jonathan Douglas, Chief Executive of the National Literacy Trust, explores what can be done.

DHI launches new podcast

DHI launches new podcast

Sep 19, 2019

“I turned out the light, I laid back in the bed and I thought ‘what happens now?’ Is there another switch to turn off? I have no idea what to do. How do I get to sleep without alcohol?”

Heather's story

Heather's story

Sep 13, 2019

Heather was virtually a prisoner in her own home, until she got help from Reach.

People practice using naloxone, the opiate overdose reversal drug.

Drug-related deaths: a public health emergency

Aug 31, 2019

With drug-related deaths at their highest level ever, following a 16% increase in the last year, Jody Clark explores what can be done.

How we can end homelessness

How we can end homelessness

Aug 22, 2019

Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive of Crisis, explains how he thinks the UK can end homelessness, for The Vision Project.

Emily's Story

Emily's Story

Aug 08, 2019

Emily's story shows how DHI's young people's services deal with much more than just drugs or alcohol.

Anna's Story

Anna's Story

Aug 02, 2019

Poor quality housing can cause mental and/or physical ill health, but Reach are on hand to help people like Anna in that situation.

Where have all the activists gone?

Where have all the activists gone?

Jul 28, 2019

Is harm reduction going backwards in the UK, and if so what can we do about it? Nick Wilson explores these ideas for The Vision Project.