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We are a leading charity providing treatment and support to over 64,000 vulnerable people in England and Wales every day. We champion people who have faced hardships like abuse, homelessness and addiction, and empower them to lead the lives they want, on their terms. 

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3650 staff members, volunteers and peer mentors
422,254 voluntary hours contributed
160 services across England and Wales
64,000 people are supported by CRI every day






CRI supports Naloxone Action Group's campaign

Thu 19 Feb, 2015
CRI is supporting the Naloxone Action Group's campaign to widen provision of take-home naloxone in England. Naloxone is an effective treatment in cases of acute opioid overdose, and its widespread use in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as part of national take home naloxone programmes has been shown to be highly effective. England is the only country in the UK to have seen an increase in the number of deaths from opioid overdose in 2013, and this needs to change. More >
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