Boston Recovery Pathways Project: Year 3 Interim Evaluation Report

Harris, Lyndsey and Hall, Lauren (2021) Boston Recovery Pathways Project: Year 3 Interim Evaluation Report. Project Report. University of Lincoln.

Boston Recovery Pathways Project: Year 3 Interim Evaluation Report

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This interim report provides an evaluation of year 3 of a 4-year project, established by Double Impact (DI) and funded by the Big Lottery Community Fund, which aims to help people recover from drug and alcohol problems. The Boston Recovery Pathways Project (BRP) seeks to enable service beneficiaries to gain new skills and qualifications, improve their prospects, and feel more connected to their local community. Findings show that BRP continues to provide positive outcomes for individuals in recovery. For example, in comparison to Year 1 engagement of 24 individuals in recovery focussed groups and support, there was an engagement of 86 individuals during year 3, representing a 258% increase in engagement. Overall, the Boston Recovery Pathway has succeeded in intensively engaging with and building the local recovery community this year, demonstrating a continued trend in improving outcomes for individuals in recovery in the face of a global pandemic and tackling associated challenges competently throughout.

Keywords:Recovery Community, Recovery, Desistance; Recovery; Strengths; Social factors, Evaluation, Substance Use
Subjects:L Social studies > L410 UK Social Policy
L Social studies > L900 Others in Social studies
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences
ID Code:47034
Deposited On:09 Dec 2021 16:42

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