LDAN newsletter - profile of Equinox Aspinden Wood

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The latest edition of the London Drug and Alcohol Network newsletter features a piece on Older People and Substance Misuse, in which Equinox Aspinden Wood are profiled (see page 5 to 6). 

Equinox Aspinden Wood is a unique service in South East London, providing support and accommodation for people with chronic alcohol dependence. The service user group are predominantly older people; currently the youngest resident is 54 and the oldest resident is 88.

The focus at Equinox Aspinden Wood is on increasing the quality of life and minimising harm for the 26 residents, many of whom would otherwise be homeless and drinking alcohol to dangerous levels, without any support. 

For more about the work of Equinox Aspinden Wood, see the following articles:

Compassion and recovery at Equinox Aspinden Wood - so no-one is forgotten

John's story: I settled in as myself at Equinox

Kay's story: Equinox picked my sister up

Almira's story: living life the way I choose

Chef Chris on nutrition at Equinox Aspinden Wood

To make a referral to Equinox Aspinden Wood:

Please contact Jennipher Ndaula or Bobby Singh-Taak on 020 7237 0331 or email Jennipher.Ndaula@equinoxcare.org.uk 

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