September is National Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Month. This year sees the 25th Recovery Month which promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders. On Saturday 27th September there is a Recovery Walk through Cheltenham at 11am starting at The Community Resource Centre in Grove Street.
Education, training and employment form a huge part of our residential and community based programmes. Learning, creativity and recreation are all key parts of recovery.
The ISIS Women’s Centre is a community based service transforming the lives of vulnerable women at risk of offending or reoffending; including those affected by drink and drugs.
The Nelson Trust provides a women-only programme to help women recovering from addiction and trauma
On 17th July 2013, the Trust's ISIS Women's Centre was awarded the prestigious Community Programmes Award for Services for Women by the Howard League for Penal Reform. Rose Mahon and Niki Gould from ISIS and Diane Oatley from Gloucestershire Probation Trust collected the award from Sir David Brewer CMG, JP, Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for Greater London
As part of our residential services Nelson Trust provides an exceptional abstinence-based treatment programme to achieve lasting and sustainable recovery.