Humankind Sheffield: National charity to deliver 'invaluable' drug and alcohol treatment service
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Sheffield’s Director of Public Health, Greg Fell, said: “Humankind’s services will prove invaluable to individuals and communities in Sheffield.
“Sheffield City Council welcomes Humankind as our new provider of substance use support services in the city. It is important people in Sheffield can access the support they need to live happy and healthy lives.”
The contract for the service starts on August 1, 2023 and will include a range of support, including harm reduction, care coodination, and clinical and therapeutic interventions. It will also continue to work with people who become abstinent to help them create happy and meaningful life.
The service will also provide support for family members.
Ted Haughey, Executive Director of Operations at Humankind, said: “We are delighted to expand our services in South Yorkshire and partner with Project 6.
“We’ll be working closely with commissioners and other partners across the city as well as listening to the people we will be supporting to continually develop and improve the service for the communities across Sheffield.”
Vicki Beere, CEO of Project 6, said: “We have many years’ experience of supporting people in Sheffield to make and sustain positive changes to their alcohol and drug use. We look forward to being able to develop and expand this work, to afford more people in Sheffield the support to access recovery services and improve their wellbeing.”