Our press releases and updates
3 April 2018
We’ve been developing a new and refreshed website for Cranstoun over the past few months, and we’re excited to announce that it is now live! With this new site, we hope to provide you all with an easier way to find out about our services as well as making it easier to navigate and access […]
12 February 2018
West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson has announced a set of practical proposals to tackle the cost of drugs to public services, reduce drug-related crime and the shocking number of deaths in the region, in a report published today. The Commissioner’s proposals include: Establishing a formal scheme to divert those suffering from […]
20 October 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May visited our Maidenhead service Resilience on 13 October, to relaunch Resilience to local partner agencies and Councillors. The visit was arranged in support of the Year of Mental Health, allowing us to promote our service and the developments that have already been made with local mental health services supporting our […]
12 April 2017
After over 20 years of being part of the Cranstoun team, Steve Rossell is stepping down as chief executive and moving on to pastures new. Steve is relocating to New Zealand where he will take on a leadership role at the national alcohol and drug rehabilitation organisation, Nova Trust. Steve joined Cranstoun in 1995 […]
8 March 2017
We’re delighted to announce that the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council has awarded Cranstoun the contract to deliver and manage the borough’s adult alcohol and drug recovery service. We will offer a new, borough-wide service focused on treatment, recovery and health improvement. The service is called Resilience and will commence on 1 April […]
22 February 2017
Cranstoun has been named as one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to Work For, for the second year running. We ranked at number 59 out of 100, climbing nine spots since last year. The accreditation, which is based on employee feedback, recognises those organisations that hold employee engagement as an […]
3 January 2017
Three Cranstoun services (iHEAR Route 36, Iris Reading and Pavilions) have been awarded NCVO’s Approved Provider Standard (APS) accreditation, for their fantastic peer mentoring schemes. The APS is the national quality standard designed specifically for all types of mentoring and befriending projects.
16 December 2016
Cranstoun and Swanswell, two national charities providing support to people affected by addiction and other life challenges, are joining forces. The charities’ shared vision to save, change and rebuild lives makes this an exciting partnership for the future. Read the full press release here
Cranstoun in the media
19 March 2018
ITV News Meridian attended our Reading service’s International Women’s Day 2018 event and spoke to women who have battled years of drug and alcohol addiction. Click the link to watch the news story: ITV report – Women describe their battles against alcohol and drug addictions
21 August 2017
by GetReading Iris Reading, a Cranstoun drug and alcohol service that aims to help people beat addiction, has been nominated for a Pride of Reading Award. Read more
22 June 2017
by DDN DDN visited Equinox, a partner in our Brighton service, Pavilions, to hear how they engage with a growing population of rough sleepers. Read the full article here.
3 May 2017
by 107 Jack FM Berkshire Sir John Madejski talks to Rachel Hassan, Area Manager of our Iris Reading drug and alcohol support service. Listen here
6 January 2017
by Bexhill-on-Sea Observer Cranstoun’s newly launched Eastbourne service is looking for volunteers. The service helps those affected by someone else’s substance misuse and mental health problems. Read more
24 November 2016
by Your Local Guardian and This is Local London A new drugs rehab centre in central Sutton has raised concerns as it looks to open next year, but Colin Stears, lead councillor for public health says the partnership with Cranstoun’s Inspire service will be an effective way to help people suffering from addiction. Read more here or here.
31 October 2016
by Eastbourne Herald Cranstoun’s newly launched Eastbourne service is looking for volunteers. The service helps those affected by someone else’s substance misuse and mental health problems. Read more.
Event date: 19 May 2018 Our Pavilions service in Brighton and Cascade Creative Recovery are holding an open house on 19 May for Brighton Festival. As part of this, they will be displaying pieces celebrating the transformative power of art in recovery. They are looking for submissions and accepting all mediums of art. There’s a large space to […]
Event date: 20 April 2018 10am to 4pm with main activities and food from 12pm to 2pm. Children are welcome. Address: Route 36, 36 Bath Road, Hounslow TW3 3FF Please contact Richard Reeves on 07771 941 651 for more information.