Tag: Rehabilitation

David at House of Commons Oct 15

A new approach to recovery

David is a member of our client involvement group Outside In and has been using our psychotherapy service since May 2014. He discusses how the ‘Recovery approach’ has helped him turnaround and regain control of his life. Read more

Jul 29th | David | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects
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Tackling homelessness across continents

This week Kate Thomson, our Apprenticeship Coordinator and Iver Morgan, our Head of Volunteering, are travelling to Canada on a funded study trip to gain an insight into how organisations there are seeking to end homelessness. Iver explains more. At 6am this Saturday morning I’ll be walking the streets of Toronto.  Why you may well […] Read more

Oct 14th | Iver Morgan | Guest blogs
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Psychotherapy is for everyone

David is a volunteer and a member of Outside In and has started psychotherapy to help his recovery. He writes about how psychotherapy works and how it can help anyone. Read more

Aug 5th | Hannah Eiseman | Guest blogs, Real life stories
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Five ways to reduce the harm alcohol does to your body

This week (18-24 November) is Alcohol Awareness Week. We have been running workshops on alcohol awareness and harm reduction in some of our projects. Shaaban Juma, our Substance Use Worker, shares some of the ways to reduce the harm alcohol does to your body, which he has been discussing with clients. Read more

Nov 22nd | Shaaban Juma | Hostels, shelters & projects
Budget 2013

“We are on your side”

The Chancellor of the Exchequer said today’s Budget was “a Budget for an aspiration nation…a Budget for a Britain that wants to be prosperous, solvent and free.” Tanya English, St Mungo’s Executive Director of Communications, considers what it offered for homeless people.  Today’s budget delivers a mixed bag for homeless people. We remain deeply concerned […] Read more

Mar 20th | Tanya English | Key posts, News
Adult Learners' Week 2012

Life is about learning

Midway through Adult Learners’ Week, how are things going? Roger Hamilton, our IT trainer and Activity Development Worker, updates on what he and colleagues have been doing. Read more

May 16th | Roger | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories
Rosie ran the Great West Run for St Mungo's

Rosie’s Great West Run

Last weekend, supporter Rosie donned her St Mungo’s vest and took on the Great West Run.  This was her first half marathon and she chose to run for St Mungo’s after talking to people sleeping rough in her home town of Exeter. Read more

May 11th | Russell Benson | Events, Real life stories, Support
Jessica, St Mungo's March Volunteer of the Month, with Mike McCall

Volunteer of the Month – Jessica Walsh

Jessica Walsh, a volunteer at Pound Lane hostel, recently won St Mungo’s first Volunteer of the Month award. She was nominated by staff member Laura McCullagh and was presented with her certificate by Mike McCall, Executive Director of Operations.   Read more

Apr 12th | Team | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support
Esther Sample, St Mungo's Women Strategy Co-ordinator

Supporting Women’s Recovery

St Mungo’s held an internal conference last month, organised by Women’s Strategy Coordinator Esther Sample (pictured), where about 100 clients, staff and guest speakers heard about our work with women clients and how we are looking to improve our services for women. Our client body is called Outside In and its women’s group were involved in planning and […] Read more

Feb 13th | Outside In | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories

Apprentices reach a milestone during National Apprenticeship Week

St Mungo’s has been running a successful Apprenticeship Scheme since 2008. Apprenticeship Coordinator Emma Broomfield tells us about the scheme and how it helps clients gain vital new skills to help them rebuild their lives. Read more

Feb 9th | Emma Broomfield | Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Real life stories

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