Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Helping Those with a Wish to Beat Their Drink Demons ; Helping Alcoholics to Rebuild Their livesGroup Is Building a Special Care Home

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Helping Those with a Wish to Beat Their Drink Demons ; Helping Alcoholics to Rebuild Their livesGroup Is Building a Special Care Home

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AGROUP which helps alcoholics rebuild their lives is on the Wish List and is hoping for a flurry of tokens. Aftercare Sober Solutions is a charity set up to help recovering alcoholics turn their lives around. The organisation was formed and is run by a group of people who are either in long term recovery, or with first-hand experience of the devastating effects alcoholism has on individuals and those closest to them. Based in Bury, the group is planning to build a care home which will help people after they have gone through a period of detox. Spokesman Andy Marshall said: "Our aim will be for all clients to leave our care as sober changed people, equipped with new skills, thought patterns, qualifications, opportunities, and behaviours for transformed lives, rather than merely coming out of 'Here are singular in our goal' treatment as non-drinking versions of the individuals who came in.

This is our mission."

A share of the Pounds 25,000 Wish fund will go towards the build. …

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