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St Edmunds Court Resettlement Project

St Edmunds Charity is a housing resettlement project that provides housing in the form of individual, self contained flats for vulnerable adults in abstinence based recovery from alcohol/drug related abuse or mental health related issues.

Address:
87 & 110 Clement Royds St, Rochdale, OL12 6PL
Telephone:
01706 521448
How to apply:
See website for referral process.
Sector:
Voluntary

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Abuse is the improper usage or treatment for a bad purpose, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit, physical or verbal maltreatment, injury, sexual assault, violation, rape, unjust practices; wrongful practice or custom; offense; crime, or otherwise verbal aggression.[1] Abuse can come in many forms.
When you are addicted, for example, to the use of alcohol, drugs, smoking, sex or gambling, you are (physically or mentally) dependent on this use or behaviour. You get withdrawal and/or tolerance symptoms when you don't use the substance. Tolerance means that one needs higher quantities of a substance over time to reach the desired effects.
Services to support those suffering from problems relating to drugs and/or alcohol.
Services providing information and advice about accessing temporary and long term housing.
Substance abuse can simply be defined as a pattern of harmful use of any substance for mood-altering purposes. Medline's medical encyclopedia defines drug abuse as "the use of illicit drugs or the abuse of prescription or over-the-counter drugs for purposes other than those for which they are indicated or in a manner or in quantities other than directed.