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    Unsung Impact Award

    Congratulations to Dr Wendy Dossett on winning Fast Track Impact’s ‘Unsung Impact Award’ for the Higher Power Project! You can read about the Award here, and listen to Fast Track Impact’s Prof Mark Reed explain it in this podcast. CSARS used Wendy’s prize money to bring 16 members of North Wales Recovery Communities, including residents […]

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  • Trysh Travis on recovery and identity politics

    Liam Metcalf-White interviews Professor Trysh Travis of the Centre for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research at the University of Florida. CSARS Group researcher and University of Chester PhD student, Liam Metcalf-White won a Santander Universities grant to make a trip to the US in June 2019 to explore questions around masculinity, gender, religion and […]

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  • Farewell to Isa Ceylan

    At the end of October, the CSARS team said goodbye to our Turkish Government funded Visiting Scholar, İsa Ceylan, as he returns to the University of Ankara after a fruitful six-month stay in Chester. İsa’s focus was on spirituality in addiction recovery in the UK context. He spent time as a guest in open twelve-step […]

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  • Forgiveness and Addiction

    In collaboration with Durham University theologian of addiction Prof Christopher C. H. Cook, Wendy has written a chapter in this volume, drawing on theme of forgiveness in the Higher Power Project narratives. In her ‘Concluding Reflections’ chapter at the end of the volume, psychologist Liz Gulliford explains, ‘Cook and Dossett’s chapter offers an excellent illustration […]

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  • The role of groups in the recovery journey

    CSARS researcher Liam Metcalf-White will present a major new research project, undertaken in collaboration with North Wales Recovery Community, at the Faces and Voices of Recovery Pre-Walk Conference on Sept 7th 2018. The project assesses the impact of continued engagement with groups on recovery outcomes. Several other excellent speakers are on the bill. The conference offers […]

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