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We are a leading charity providing treatment and support to over 68,000 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
68,000 people are supported by CRI every day






Wirral's new drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services launch re-brand

Fri 27 Mar, 2015
Wirral Ways to Recovery logo
Wirral’s Drug and Alcohol services are taking on a new name and launching their re- brand, on the 1st April 2015. Wirral Ways to Recovery is a Multi-agency partnership, led by national social care and health charity, CRI, and commissioned by Wirral Council. Wirral Ways to Recovery, which opened in February 2015, provides drug and alcohol users with fast and easy access to specialist and bespoke treatment, advice and continuing support. More >

CRI provides support to National Assembly for Wales inquiry into new psychoactive substances

Tue 24 Mar, 2015
CRI’s Head of Criminal Justice Services in Wales, Clare Lloyd, was joined by CRI service users to take part in a consultation which has led to the publication of a new report on new psychoactive substances (‘NPS’, also known as ‘legal highs’) in Wales. The National Assembly for Wales Health and Social Care Committee report has outlined a number of actions it says are needed to tackle the harms of using new psychoactive substances. More >
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