Jonathan Ashworth MP praises the work of Holding Families in Bury

Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth MP ¬†visited 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…

Cash boost from Santander Foundation welcomed!

Early Break has received ¬£4,200 to fund substance misuse awareness training to support families of children with additional needs or disabilities in the Bury area. The donation was provided by the Santander Foundation, which offers Discovery Grants to UK registered charities for projects that help disadvantaged people in local communities. The grant will help families,…