Manchester Terror Attack Service Statement

Dear all Firstly we would want to offer our thoughts, love and sympathy to those families directly affected by events in Manchester. We will be working with relevant agencies to offer support to children and young people who may be affected and if you feel Early Break staff can assist please contact the service through…

Jonathan Ashworth MP praises the work of Holding Families in Bury

Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth MP ┬ávisited the Holding Families programme in Bury where children and parents dealing with substance misuse are all supported as a family. The programme is run by Early Break, a young people’s drug and alcohol service. Jonathan grew up in Radcliffe and was proud to see such important work happening…

Pocket Money Drugs and today’s youth

Whenever I deliver training I talk about my experiences working with children and young people who have been in Drug and Alcohol treatment services. For the vast majority of the time I would deal with what we have termed ‘Pocket Money’ Drugs. The prevalence of these substances are easily accessible to all young people and…