What are we up to?

Keep up with all the latest goings on with Druglink. We'll post regular news showcasing what the charity is getting up to at the moment.


7th February 2017

We're delighted to announce that Druglink has been shortlisted in the UK Housing Awards 2017 category: An outstanding approach to meeting specialist housing needs


The UK Housing Awards are widely recognised as the leading awards in the sector, highlighting the organisations, individuals and projects that are leading the way in affordable housing - we're extremely happy to be part of this group and that the service we provide through Oxygen Recovery has been recognised.


The winners will be announced on Wednesday 26th April, so watch this space for more news!


4th January 2017

Waitrose in St Albans has nominated Druglink to be part of their Community Matters scheme throughout the month of January. 


Each month every Waitrose branch donates £1,000 between 3 local good causes. At the end of your shop in store, you’ll receive a token to place in the box of the good cause you’d like to support. The more tokens a cause gets, the bigger the share of the donation they receive.


Since its launch in 2008, the scheme has donated £14 million to local charities.


If you're shopping in Waitrose St Albans in January, please support us by placing your token in the Druglink Community Matters box at the end of your shop. Thank you Waitrose St Albans for choosing Druglink!


11th October 2016

On the 11th October Druglink held an New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) event in London. We ran an interactive NPA awareness session in the morning and in the afternoon we welcomed Dr Ornella Corazza, Dr Giovanno Martinotti and Ms Yary Espinoza for our academic presentation which covered the history of NPS, the changes in substances available and the effects on individuals and society.


We'd like to thank everyone who came along on the day and we're already looking at additional sessions. Keep an eye on our training website www.druglinktraining.co.uk.

3rd October 2016

Druglink is very excited to be part of the 2016 Dragon Apprentice Challenge.  Eight teams of students from schools across Dacorum will be putting their entrepreneurial skills to the test as young Apprentices in the 5th Connect Dacorum Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge in a bid to raise money for charity. The Challenge, which was launched on Monday (3rd October), will run concurrently within seven independent regions across Hertfordshire. 


Druglink will be working with a team of students from John F Kennedy School, Hemel Hempstead and our Dragon is Barnard & Co. The aim is to turn £100 investment into enough funds to invest in a new generator of our Citreon H Van and towing equipment for our Tuk Tuk. This will enable us to attend even greater number of events expanding volunteering opportunities for those looking to build up skills and experience for the workplace.  Watch this space for updates!


Dragon Apprentice 2016 Launch Press Release
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