The 12 steps wdre created by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous to establish guidelines for the best way to overcome an addiction to alcohol. The programme gained enough success in its early years for other addiction support groups to adapt the steps to their own needs.
We offer a range of activities from Penrhyn House, open to everybody. If you’d like to come along to any of our meetings or activities, and would like somebody to meet with you beforehand, just give the team a call on 01248 352771.
AA is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking, there are no dues or fees for AA membership; it is self-supporting through its own contributions.
NA is a non-profit fellowship or society of people for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only ONE requirement for membership, the desire to stop using. We suggest that you keep an open mind and give yourself a break. Our program is a set of principles written so simply that we can follow them in our daily lives.
CA is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction to cocaine.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop taking cocaine, there are no dues or fees for CA membership; it is self-supporting through its own contributions.
SMART (Self Management and Recovery Training) is a programme that provides training and tools for people who want to change their problematic behaviour, including addiction to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others.
Guided by trained facilitators, participants come to help themselves and help each other using a variety of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and motivational tools and techniques.
MOIMR is a 12-session group work programme that is aimed at woman and men who are coming to the end of their treatment programme or are considering joining some form of mutual aid. The programme was developed together with people in recovery and is delivered by people in recovery.
The aim of this 12-session programme is to help you develop practical strategies to keep you moving forward with your recovery.
Penrhyn House can accommodate 17 residents at any one time on a temporary basis. There is no minimum or maximum period that people stay at Penrhyn House, although the average length of stay is around 9 months. Penrhyn House offers and safe, honest, and open environment for people to build their recovery capital and strengthen their resilience, supporting long-term recovery.
We offer a range of abstinence-based housing options for people in recovery who require a little extra support before moving on or returning to independent living.
Provide a safe space for participants in early recovery whilst they establish themselves in the local recovery community.
Provide information on the consequences of substance use disorder and the support available from Mutual aid (AA, NA & SMART Recovery) & other Recovery groups and initiatives.
Encourage & support participants to build their own recoveries through involvement with Mutual aid groups and other recovery-compatible activities.
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All activities at Penrhyn House are open access unless otherwise stated. If you’d like to attend and would prefer somebody to meet you beforehand, please give the team a call on 01248 352771 and we’ll be happy to help!
Resident House Meeting
9.00am – 9.45am
Open NA Meeting (Narcotics Anonymous)
Narcotics Anonymous was established in response to the success of Alcoholics Anonymous. NA is a support group for those attempting to recover from drugs other than just alcohol.
The only requirement to become a member of NA is a desire to overcome your addiction. NA groups don’t make a distinction between any type of drug, including alcohol.
12.00pm – 1.30pm
Counselling is a talking therapy where you talk in confidence to somebody who is trained and experienced to help you find ways to deal with difficulties in your life. One to one counselling is available at Penrhyn House, for both residents and Community Members – contact us for further details on 01248 352771.
6.00pm – 9.00pm