Reach Out Conference 2022

Reach Out Conference 2022

Around 70 people attended DHI's annual Reach Out conference at the Somerdale Pavilion in Keynsham on Thursday 7 June - the first time since 2019 that the event has been held in person.

Reach Out is DHI's free annual event for those affected by the drug or alcohol use of a loved one. The theme of the event was Tough Love to Empathy – and Everything Between. Guest speakers included DHI client Stacey and her brother Carl, and former FAM client Helen. A lively panel discussion with family members, DHI staff and Ruth Gawler from Avon and Somerset Police rounded off the event.

Here is just some of the feedback from the day:

"It's been good to get together with people I've never met, but who identify with what I'm going through."

"Reach Out has been excellent. I've learnt an awful lot today."

"It's definitely been one of the best Reach Out conferences."

The event was generously sponsored by Marlin Communications:

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