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See below our range of blogs on multiple and complex needs

Peers who volunteer: supporting people with lived...

16th November 2021

This blog details the publication of a guide we have co-developed alongside Russell Webster and a team of experts by experience for best supporting people with lived experience who use their lived experience in volunteering roles.

The importance of person-centred language

7th September 2021

In this blog one of our probation lived experience team members reflects on the importance of using neutral and person-centred language to build the honest and trusted relationships necessary for good probation practice.

The Knot – recommendations for OPCCs

28th May 2021

This blog captures our presentation to OPCCs about the needs of young adults. We explored the key recommendations for OPCCs to consider when developing their police and crime plans.

How should we treat our peer mentors?

14th April 2021

Russell Webster in partnership with the Revolving Doors Agency, conducted an online survey into the experiences of service users who go on to volunteer as peer mentors or any other role with helping services.

The knot – responding to poverty, trauma and...

17th February 2021

A new essay collection, kindly supported by Lankelly Chase, that explores the knots between poverty, trauma and multiple disadvantage and how we, as service providers, policymakers, researchers and people with lived experience, can better make sense of and start to untangle these knots.

Our New Generation campaigners call for police...

9th February 2021

Our new research shows that young adults and the wider public want to see police reform. Young adults want their health and human needs to be prioritised so that they do not unnecessarily get dragged into the criminal justice system.