The Hidden Cost of Substance Abuse In The Workplace

An article from the 'UK Addiction Treatment Centres' website detailing the hidden cost of substance abuse in the workplace.Read more

Families Living In Recovery

The Living Room, Relate and Family Lives are teaming up to deliver Families Living In Recovery, a scheme to support families living in crisis because of addiction.Read more

Salvation Army delivers Christmas treats to crèche.

In the true spirit of Christmas, representatives of the Salvation Army's Stevenage branch dropped by last week with a sack-full of gifts for children attending our crèche.Read more

TLR draws attention to homelessness at SA Sleepout

The Living Room has taken part in one of Hertfordshire's most important fundraising events, St Albans Sleepout, and it proved to be a great success.Read more

Happy Days crèche opens for an extra day

Our crèche, Happy Days, is extending its service to a third day each week, thanks to funding from Children In Need.Read more

Hertfordshire Freemasons fund Disordered Eating group

We're delighted to announce the opening of a specialist Disordered Eating Group at our Stevenage centre, thanks to a grant from Hertfordshire Freemasons.Read more

Happy Days celebrates Children In Need Day

Today we celebrated Children In Need Day by making sure Pudsey was at the centre of everything we did at our Happy Days Creche.Read more

Graduates open up at Open Days

The Living Room has held it's annual Open Days at Stevenage and St Albans, giving visitors an insight into our unique service and an opportunity to hear testimonials from some of our graduates.Read more

Festival honours TLR with recovery film award

The Recovery Street Film Festival has awarded The Living Room with a prize for its film 'The Underpass' - which tells the story of a client at The Living Room.Read more

The Living Room celebrates contract win with plans to expand

We are delighted to announce that The Living Room has secured a contract to provide Hertfordshire's community-based drugs and alcohol rehabilitation programme for the next eight years.Read more

Volunteers Week - Recognising Valuable Team Members

From the 1-7th of June we have been celebrating Volunteers' Week. It is a chance to say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. Pictured here are some of our fabulous team.Read more

St Albans refurb

Thanks to the staff, volunteers and clients who worked out-of-hours to clean up our main counselling room in St Albans. We hope clients are happy with the improvements.Read more

Happy Days crèche gets fresh look for summer

Staff and volunteers have given up their time to re-decorate our crèche, Happy Days!Read more

It's official - Richard is a volunteer hero!

Long-time volunteer, Richard Colmar, has been recognised as one of Hertfordshire's hero volunteers at The Comet Community Awards.Read more

Turn2us - Helping People in Poverty

Turn2us is a UK based charity that gives practical help to people struggling with their finances.Read more

It's Never Too Late To Get Active

Hertfordshire County Council are launching a new campaign on 23rd April 2018 called ‘It’s Never Too Late to be Active’, which encourages older adults in Hertfordshire to become more active.Read more

Look East focuses on The Living Room's success rates

BBC Look East focuses on The Living Room's success rates at treating alcohol and drug addiction.Read more

The Living Room scoops national CSJ award

The Centre for Social Justice has recognised the ground-breaking work done by The Living Room by presenting it with the Maxie Richards Award at a glittering event in London.Read more

Thank you to Waitrose St Albans customers

Waitrose customers in St Albans have donated £466 to The Living Room thanks to the supermarket's Community Matters scheme.Read more

Sock it to Eating Disorders

This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The Living Room is lending its support to the campaign in order to highlight how crucial it is for sufferers to seek help early.Read more

A letter to my Stepfather who died of alcoholism

The effects of addiction ripple beyond the sufferer to family, friends and the wider community. Emma-Jane Bradbury-Jackson expresses how painful it is to watch a loved one live and die with addiction in this letter to her stepfather.Read more

Local Councillors Support The Living Room

Individual Councillors throughout Hertfordshire have donated nearly £14,000 towards The Living Room during 2017/18. Thank-you for this vital contribution towards our services.Read more

Local Supermarkets Support the Community

TESCO runs a scheme for local organisations to apply to be one the charities of the month, enabling the community to vote when shopping, to support their favourite cause.Read more