Addictions UK
Solving Social Problems by exploiting
Business Opportunities for the Social
Integration of Vulnerable Groups
Addictions UK
Established by recovering addicts,
alcoholics and carers in 2002
to bring recovery to others,
especially by means of home-based treatment
Addictions UK
Social Enterprise
Social Firm
Registered Company
Clear Vision and Mission
Inclusive Partnerships
Addictions UK
Social Enterprises in the UK
Limited Company
Charity or Charitable Incorporated Organisation
Co-operative
Industrial and Provident Society
Community Interest
Business Partnership
Sole Trader
www.gov.uk/set-up-a-social-enterprise
Addictions UK
Social Firms in the UK
Using the social enterprise model
to create employment opportunities for
people facing barriers in the labour market
Social Firms UK
www.socialfirmsuk.co.uk
Social Firms Europe CEFEC
www.socialfirmseurope.org
Addictions UK
2002 – 2004 Research, Development and Pilot Programmes
2003 Grant from UnLtd – Institute of Social Entrepreneurs
2004 Incorporated as a Company
2004 ANE – Our sister Charity Registered and Incorporated
2005 AUK Website launched
2005 Launch of Therapy Services only
2007 Medical and Nursing Team established – Home Detox Service launched
2008 Accreditation achieved for key staff members
2009 Addictions India incorporated
2011 Development of Wellbeing Talking Therapies
2012 Current version of manual of Policies and Practices agreed
2012 Current Library of Resources revised for training and coaching
2014 Learning Journeys to India commence
Addictions UK
Two Business Teams
Case Work Directorate
Medical + Therapists,
Coaching staff,
Trainers + Nursing Staff
Development Directorate
Social Media + Writers
R+D Staff
Admin + Finance
All staff contracted – promoting Self-employment and Enterprise
Successful Partnerships
Networking, Virtual Communities and Personal Recommendation
Worldwide Affiliations
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The Social Need
Compulsive Pathological Behaviours
Drugs & Alcohol
Process Addictions
(Gambling, Sex, Pornography, Love, Internet etc.)
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Concerns
Addiction
Mental Health
Depression
Low Self Esteem
Lack of Wellbeing
Stress and Anxiety
Pressures in the Workplace
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Client Groups
People Isolated by Geography or Circumstance
Professionals
Women
Single Parents + Elderly + Housebound
LGBT
Ethnic Minorities + Religious or Cultural Stigma
Loneliness in Cities + Rural Communities
International Citizens
Addictions UK
Income Streams by Revenue
Contracted Employee Assistance Programmes
Individual Self Funded Medical and Therapeutic Services
Individual Self Funded Consulting and Supervision
Contracted Training and Counselling Face to Face
Contracted Therapy Sessions
7%
9%
9%
12%
63%
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Core Treatment Work
Drug and Alcohol Therapy
Process Addictions
Medical only (Addictions)
Well-Being Issues
16%
15%
57%
12%
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Training
Core Skills
Recovery Issues
Wellbeing
Customised
15%
10%
20%
55%
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Recovery through Abstinence
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Principles
Social Enterprise, sharing Strength, Hope and Experience
Eclectic Methodology: Person-Lead and Humanistic Approach
12 Step Programme
Spiritual Recovery
Ethical Procedures
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Methods
Wellbeing
Mindfulness
Talking Therapy
Occupational Health
HR Support in the workplace
Re-invent the delivery mechanism – not the core disciplines
Qualitative rather than Quantitative Analysis
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Delivery
Customised 1-1 Recovery Programmes based on Abstinence
Home-based Addictions Treatment and Detox
Innovative use of IT for Virtual Rehab Therapies
Innovative 24/7 Coaching and Therapy Line
Face-to-Face and Telephone Contact
Medical Intervention by Addiction Doctors and Nurses
Counselling and Psychotherapy Support from Accredited Staff
Coaching and Teaching/Training
Consultancy in the Workplace
Addictions UK
Internet and Social Media
Extensive Website for Information and Resources
Facebook and Twitter
Inspirational Thoughts
Addictions News and Interest
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S P O T and Vision
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Strengths
Delivered by Accredited Recovering Addicts and Carers
Use of IT
Accessibility + Low Overheads
Social Enterprise Principles and Approach
Person-led not Profit-led
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Problems
Negative Approach and Controlling Attitudes of Statutory Agencies
Short-termism among Policy Makers
Polarised Visions of Treatment Methods
Difficulties in Contracting with Government
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Opportunities
Emerging Technologies for
Delivery of Services
and Marketing
Expansion of Services
to other English Speaking Countries
including the Indian Subcontinent
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Threats
Internal
Danger of lack of focus on Business Plan
Inadequate Funding
Being too Risk Averse
External
Unclear and Negative Political Policies
Statutory Sector Competition and Control
Unfair Competition
Agencies making Misleading Arrangements for Payments by Results
Addictions UK
Vision
To become the Leading Provider of
Home-based Addictions Treatment
in the United Kingdom
To Promote and Share Best Practice
Through the Application of Ethical Principles
and
Implementation of the Social Enterprise Model
Addictions UK
Phone
0300 330 30 40
+44 191 410 9000
[email protected]
www.addictionsuk.com
PO Box 182, Chester-le-Street, DH2 1ZZ, UK