In Conversation with… Jo-Anne Welsh

In this episode, Edwina talks to Jo-Anne Welsh, CEO of the Oasis Project, an organisation that was set up by a group of women who felt their needs were not being met in the drug and alcohol services available. The Oasis Project helps women, children and families affected by drugs and alcohol by providing women-specific services and a trauma-informed approach to substance misuse treatment. Jo-Anne talks about their unique approach and how the Oasis Project adapted their services during the pandemic, including how after the first lockdown, the organisation saw a 300% increase in new alcohol presentations.

 

Follow Jo-Anne on Twitter: @BOPjo_anne

Read Dame Carol Black’s review of drugs part two: prevention, treatment, and recovery here.


Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.


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