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  • What our survey of people we support told us

    February 8, 2024

  • Humankind’s London Regional Roadshow celebration

    January 19, 2024

  • Humankind chosen by Year 7 students for community giving award nomination

    December 21, 2023

  • Our trustees: many voices, working together, with purpose

    December 20, 2023

  • Paul Townsley responds to drug-related deaths in 2022

    December 19, 2023

  • The Recovery Steps team in South Cumbria, each holding up a piece of paper that collectively spell 'Micro eliminated"

    Recovery Steps in South Cumbria becomes first Humankind-led service to micro-eliminate hepatitis C

    December 15, 2023

  • Reconnected to Health awarded Best Use of Workplace Technology at Nursing Times Awards

    December 14, 2023

  • An image containing the Humankind logo on the left and the Richmond Fellowship logo on the right

    Humankind and Richmond Fellowship to merge to better support people facing multiple disadvantage

    December 7, 2023

  • Humankind publishes Impact Report for 2022/23

    December 1, 2023

  • ‘Helping others help’ – International Volunteer Managers Day 2023

    November 3, 2023

  • Header reads "One big step forward for Tees Valley" Partnership logos include: Humankind, Community Fund, European Union and Step Forward Tees Valley.

    One big step forward for Tees Valley 

    November 2, 2023

  • An image of Humankind's Individual Placement & Support team in front of Humankind's London regional office

    Humankind opens its first employment focussed drug and alcohol support service in South London

    October 24, 2023

  • Volunteer Survey 2023 shows enthusiasm from Humankind Volunteers

    October 11, 2023

  • The Galloping Gallagher’s raise £3,000 for The Greens in Sheffield

    October 5, 2023

  • Northumberland Recovery Partnership joins Humankind

    October 2, 2023

  • Wicker pharmacy staff holding naloxone kits after being trained to use them

    Pharmacy staff save two lives after timely naloxone training

    August 31, 2023

  • Drugs contaminated with synthetic opioids: an updated collective message

    August 31, 2023

  • REACH Weymouth team stood outside their hub.

    Dorset Council residents continue to be supported for drug and alcohol use

    August 23, 2023

  • Humankind marks the sad loss of trustee Jim Foyle

    August 7, 2023

  • Two people talk to each other. The Likewise logo is placed on top of the image in dark red colour

    Likewise launches to support people in Sheffield with drug and alcohol issues

    August 1, 2023

  • An image showing an opened door. The humankind logo appears in white to the left of the door

    Humankind approaches to drug-related offending and dual diagnosis showcased in first national drug strategy report

    July 24, 2023

  • A red graphic with the text "Overdose alert". An orange warning sign appears to the right of the text and the logo the Humankind logo appears below.

    Drugs contaminated with synthetic opioids: a collective message

    July 20, 2023

  • Remodelling our alcohol support

    July 5, 2023

  • Dame Carol Black poses for a picture with the Staffordshire ICoN team

    Dame Carol Black welcomes new approach to mental health and substance use treatment

    June 29, 2023

  • Great North Swim participants raise money for Humankind

    June 21, 2023

  • New Community hub for prison-leavers launches in Durham

    June 13, 2023

  • Picture of Sheffield Town Hall at dusk.

    Humankind set to offer drug and alcohol support and treatment to people in Sheffield

    May 12, 2023

  • Pictured from left to right are 5 WAYS Manager Jo Byrden with Linda Tolly, Charlotte Gustavsson and Angelica Lindblad of Vägen Ut!

    Swedish social enterprise cooperative visits 5 WAYS

    May 11, 2023

  • Forward Leeds director selected for international honour

    May 3, 2023

  • Being Human: our new five-year strategy

    April 20, 2023

  • The team of national hep C coordinators from the hep C drug treatment providers forum celebrate winning an award for Best Healthcare Analytics Project for the NHS

    Hep C Drug Treatment Provider Forum wins HSJ award

    April 4, 2023

  • New alcohol and drug service launches for Bradford district

    April 3, 2023

  • The logos of two charities that are merging, Humankind and EDP

    EDP to fully merge into parent charity Humankind

    March 31, 2023

  • Group of students using mobile phone to take a selfie

    Humankind to deliver drug and alcohol support for young people, children and families in Enfield

    March 21, 2023

  • “I am so happy to be back at work and in a job I love” – employment support scheme in the spotlight

    March 20, 2023

  • A person dressing the wound of another person with a bandage

    Providing a ‘wound aware’ service

    March 17, 2023

  • Humankind joins call to reinstate funding to support children affected by parental alcohol use

    March 13, 2023

  • A graphic with a black background and white text which reads "Drink Drug Hub"

    Launch of Drink Drug Hub website provides reliable harm reduction information for anyone in North Yorkshire

    March 1, 2023

  • Staff at Forward Leeds pose for a photo outside of their Armley Park Court office

    ‘Outstanding’ Forward Leeds has its contract renewed

    February 14, 2023

  • Two people working on a computer in an office

    The apprentices shining at Humankind

    February 9, 2023

  • An image of the Recovery Steps Cumbria team

    Cumbria’s community drug and alcohol treatment service rated ‘Good’ across the board by Care Quality Commission

    January 27, 2023

  • A woman leads a presentation on the harms of alcohol and gambling with army personnel

    British Army extends funding for Project Reset

    January 23, 2023

  • An image of Bradford city hall in City Park

    New service for people with alcohol and drug issues in Bradford District

    January 18, 2023

  • Paul Townsley and Dr Roya Vaziri respond to the rising number of alcohol related deaths

    December 8, 2022

  • Humankind publishes Impact Report for 2021/22

    December 2, 2022

  • Festive lights hang above text that reads "Humankind - Christmas Appeal 2022"

    Christmas Appeal 2022

    November 24, 2022

  • Fundraise for Humankind at the London Winter Walk

    November 23, 2022

  • The Calderdale Recovery Steps team pose for a picture at a Hep C elimination event

    Calderdale Recovery Steps rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

    November 10, 2022

  • A woman is posing for a photo and smiling in her home kitchen. She is holding plates of food.

    Women’s Homelessness Statement from the Women’s Treatment Working Group

    October 10, 2022

  • Female doctor takes a blood pressure reading from someone's arm

    Lewisham Primary Care Recovery Service rated Good by the Care Quality Commission

    October 5, 2022

  • Rising number of drug related deaths represents a genuine public health emergency

    August 3, 2022

  • A person receiving a finger prick test from a health professional to check for hepatitis C

    Major milestone reached in hepatitis C treatment

    July 25, 2022

  • Forward Leeds staff at the city’s hub on Kirkgate in the city centre

    Forward Leeds rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

    July 19, 2022

  • Alcohol worker and service user

    Renewed partnership between Barnsley Council and Humankind ensures ongoing support for people using drugs and alcohol

    June 22, 2022

  • People working together at a computer in an office

    New employment scheme helps get people back into work in Gateshead and South Tyneside

    June 13, 2022

  • More than a thousand people who use our services provide feedback on their experiences

    May 31, 2022

  • People have a conversation as part of a group work session

    Staffordshire Treatment and Recovery Service rated Good by the Care Quality Commission

    May 18, 2022

  • British Army provides new funding to help soldiers recover from alcohol use and gambling

    May 11, 2022

  • Durham service rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

    May 3, 2022

  • Innovative dispensary launches to support people who use drugs

    April 4, 2022

  • The road to recovery and World Records

    March 31, 2022

  • Apprentice Success at Humankind’s Teesside Crisis Peer Support Service

    March 11, 2022

  • Working together to Break the Bias

    March 8, 2022

  • Three young people use laptops

    New drug, alcohol and sexual health service launches to support young people in Lewisham

    March 4, 2022

  • The students at the heart of Humankind

    February 7, 2022

  • Woman looks at laptop and mobile app

    Alcohol support in Cumbria boosted by launch of new digital tools

    February 3, 2022

  • An image of an ecstatic child receiving a Christmas present, next to the logos for charities Darlington Independent Living services and Cash for Kids

    Darlington’s Independent Living services helped bring Christmas cheer to local families

    January 24, 2022

  • A blue wall with the words "Humankind- for fair chances" written on it, and an opened door

    Humankind welcomes long overdue investment into drug treatment services

    December 7, 2021

  • Christmas Appeal 2021

    November 29, 2021

  • Jim Black to step down as Humankind’s Chair of Trustees

    November 24, 2021

  • New drug and alcohol recovery service in Cumbria welcomes people seeking help this Alcohol Awareness Week

    November 17, 2021

  • Greg, a resident at The Greens, in their garden

    Recovery Story: Greg at The Greens (Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation)

    November 17, 2021

  • Local MP visits new Women’s Recovery Academy to mark Alcohol Awareness Week

    November 16, 2021

  • Sophie at Staffordshire Treatment and Recovery Service talking about her recovery journey

    Recovery Story: Sophie at STARS (Staffordshire Treatment and Recovery Service)

    November 16, 2021

  • People taking part in the Ultra Challenge's Winter Walk

    Humankind joins London Winter Walk 2022 – fundraise for us!

    November 8, 2021

  • Renewed partnership ensures ongoing support for young people and families impacted by substance misuse

    November 2, 2021

  • Humankind retains Investing in Volunteers Award

    October 14, 2021

  • National Work Life Week at Humankind

    October 11, 2021

  • Humankind publishes Impact Report for 2020/21 with outstanding satisfaction rates

    October 4, 2021

  • Humankind launches new drug and alcohol recovery services across Cumbria

    October 1, 2021

  • Barnsley Recovery Steps, a Humankind service, on a recovery walk through Barnsley

    Humankind’s community members travel over 1,000 miles together in celebration of Recovery Month

    September 30, 2021

  • A woman working as a health care provider.

    Humankind launches new minimum standards for needle exchanges and harm reduction services

    September 29, 2021

  • Humankind maintains matrix Standard accreditation across North East services

    September 23, 2021

  • International Literacy Day 2021

    September 8, 2021

  • A worker lifts boxes onto a shelf in a warehouse

    Humankind expands successful IPS service

    August 12, 2021

  • Drug related deaths in England and Wales up 60% in the last 10 years

    August 3, 2021

  • Humankind welcomes the second part of the Dame Carol Black review

    July 8, 2021

  • Humankind awarded contract to deliver the new drug and alcohol treatment services in Cumbria

    July 7, 2021

  • Virgin volunteers in the Greens garden

    Virgin volunteers help out at The Greens

    July 5, 2021

  • New Restart Employability Programme

    June 15, 2021

  • Survey of people who use our services: the results

    June 11, 2021

  • The Misuse of Drugs Act: What will happen if we wait another 50 years?

    June 7, 2021

  • Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

    May 10, 2021

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    New Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service for North Yorkshire

    March 24, 2021

  • Celebrating International Women’s Day

    March 4, 2021

  • Green shoots for Recovery

    February 22, 2021

  • Latest ONS figures show alcohol related deaths remain high

    February 2, 2021

  • Humankind warmly welcomes additional funding for drug and alcohol treatment

    January 20, 2021

  • Extra support for rough sleepers in Leeds

    January 4, 2021

  • New pods provide extra accommodation at Humankind homeless service

    December 11, 2020

  • Christmas Appeal

    November 27, 2020

  • Welcome to our new website

    November 23, 2020

  • Latest ONS figures show drug related deaths have risen to record levels

    November 16, 2020

  • Our Impact

    November 16, 2020

  • New service provides human support for people who need urgent mental health care

    August 5, 2020

  • Humankind Charity supports World Hepatitis Day with new national Action Plan

    July 27, 2020

  • Humankind-led Forward Leeds drug and alcohol service marks five years

    July 3, 2020

  • British army backs pilot scheme to support soldiers with alcohol and gambling issues

    June 30, 2020

  • We thank our fantastic volunteers

    June 1, 2020

  • WYFI Project has transformed hundreds of lives across West Yorkshire

    June 1, 2020

  • we are all humankind

    May 21, 2020

  • Humankind-made Hep C film comes second in world competition

    May 18, 2020

  • dotty dinosaur cheering up residents during lockdown revealed as humankind doctor

    May 18, 2020

  • New Executive Director of London and South

    May 12, 2020

  • new helpline for those released from prison during the coronavirus pandemic

    May 5, 2020

  • New medicines information resources for staff, service users and others

    April 22, 2020

  • A big welcome to EDP and new services in Staffordshire and NE Prisons

    April 1, 2020

  • COVID-19: How we’ll continue to best support you

    March 19, 2020

  • Our services mark International Women’s Day

    March 6, 2020

  • Drug deaths are preventable. We must do more.

    February 28, 2020

  • Why working together is better than going it alone

    February 17, 2020

  • Humankind Director of Pharmacy receives Research Award

    January 27, 2020

  • Volunteer Kitemark

    January 22, 2020

  • Humankind and edp to join together

    January 15, 2020

  • New Staffordshire Treatment and Recovery Service to launch in April

    January 10, 2020