“The visitors stayed for the whole session and in the words of one of the group peers, ‘I was blown away’.
It made Recovery ‘real’. As 3 of the Red Rose volunteers had been acquaintances with some of the group on previous sentences.
The visit has inspired the group to ‘have what they have’.
Summed up perfectly by one of the group stating ‘you know what, I can do this’.
We really appreciate the offer of time your staff and volunteers gave us to inspire our service users about their own recovery.”
“I am so grateful to Red Rose Recovery for the opportunity for me to be involved in such a fantastic project. Since day one I have learned so much and will continue to learn new skills with plastering and plumbing and the opportunity to make new friends has been a massive bonus. This is the one project I love coming to to be with my new friends who cheer me up no end when I’m not feeling at my best.”
“My Recovery Coach helped me to believe in myself and gave me the inspiration, support and confidence to move forward. When my coaching ended I felt that I had a real purpose in life and wanted to continue helping other people along with my own recovery. I went on to complete the Recovery Coach training and really enjoyed it. I now have my own coachees and helping them to achieve a happy and fufilling life.”