The Basement Recovery Project recognised with Queen's Award

Volunteers of The Basement Recovery Project (TBRP), based in Calderdale and Kirklees in Yorkshire, have been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

TBRP supports and inspires those affected by substance misuse to achieve a new lifestyle free from the desire to use drugs or alcohol.

Our colleague, Stuart Forshaw, has Chaired the organisation for the last 10 years and volunteers are from all walks of life, comprising approximately an equal split of males and females, with a diverse age range from early-20s to mid-60s.

Their work includes community engagement, environmental and green space projects, group facilitation sessions, wellness activities, supporting concerned others and of course, promotion to help individuals seek support for addiction issues.

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