Margaret – Case Study

TWELVE months ago Margaret had just completed her 12 steps programme. One year on, she is now a volunteer with THOMAS at our Wigan rehab centre, working closely with people struggling with addiction, and passing on her knowledge and first hand experiences. It hasn’t always been an easy ride but Margaret has never felt better, [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Case Study|0 Comments

Faye – Case Study

It’s hard to say when I really started drinking because at the age of 16 and 17 everyone was doing it. I guess I’d be 18 when I first started going that extra mile and needed to get in more of a state than everyone else. Then I’d carry it on. When people were calming [...]

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Dave – Case Study

It all started at the age of four. My mum and dad split up and I was brought up by a bunch of addicts – aunties, uncles, cousins, and my mum – who put me in front of a TV whilst they all took drugs in the kitchen. They were injecting heroin and crack and [...]

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A review of 2016

I am pleased to report a successful year for THOMAS. Across our services we worked with around 1200 people including our partnership work with Inspire Lancashire, Achieve Salford and Lifeline Manchester. Equally we provided 8773 meals for people in need. Our residential communities promoted 100% drug/alcohol free and crime free environments. In addition we supported [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments