Keep Calm at Christmas

This Christmas and New Year, Blenheim and Humankind are running a campaign offering advice to party goers to “Keep calm at Christmas” over the festive period. December is often a busy time of meeting up with family, friends and colleagues where it’s easy to find ourselves drinking more than usual. For some, this pattern of […]

The Critical State of Custody – Community Transitions

Prisoners who are dependent on drugs face significant barriers to continuity of care when they are released back into the community. The immediate period after release is when at risk prisoners are most vulnerable to harm and relapse. The lack of high quality supported transitions is leading to more deaths and higher dropout rates in […]

The blow doesn’t have to be physical to hurt

Alcohol harm is experienced not only by drinkers but by those around them including families, friends, colleagues and strangers. Research by Violence Against Women found that between 25% and 50% of those who perpetrate domestic abuse have been drinking at the time of assault. We know that people using our services, including families and friends, may […]

Recovery Street Film Festival

Organised by a consortium of treatment providers including Blenheim, Phoenix Futures, CGL and Turning Point, supported by Public Health England, the Recovery Street Film Festival aims to celebrate and promote recovery from substance use. At the heart of the festival is the desire to challenge and change public perceptions about substance use. 

Reducing drug related deaths

We believe that to reduce alcohol and drugs related deaths and illnesses a co-ordinated harm reduction strategy needs to be prioritised by relevant structures across all four UK nations.

The Charter for Change

Blenheim is part of the Drugs, Alcohol & Justice Cross-Party Parliamentary Group which provides an interface for professional providers of drug and alcohol treatment with parliamentarians of all parties who share an interest in these issues. The Group holds regular meetings in Parliament and is professionally coordinated by Union Services parliamentary consultancy. We seek to […]

Recovery Stories

Blenheim is committed to actively campaign on behalf of people stigmatised by alcohol and drug use by actively presenting people with drug and alcohol problems in a more positive light rather than characterising them by their drug of choice and how they consume it.

Hep C – Test, Treat, Cure

Blenheim is at the centre of the growing demands for action concerning the failure to treat those with hepatitis C. We are involved in an emergent strategy to support, facilitate and enable those focusing on hepatitis C to achieve the best possible outcomes.