Mental Health Awareness 2022

Twenty-one years ago, The Mental Health Foundation started Mental Health Awareness week. This year's topic is loneliness. This article looks further into loneliness and how it impacts people, especially those living with addiction. Read more

The Living Room Opens Its Doors

The Living Room Hertfordshire has opened its doors to the public this year for the first time since 2019 Read more

What is Disordered Eating?

Are you concerned that someone you know might have an eating disorder? Disordered eating often can be hard to spot. Here is some helpful information to help you get up to speed on the condition, and what to look out for. Read more

Twelve Months Of Recovery

Twelve Months of Recovery is our campaign in which we focus and breakdown the importance and significance of each step from the 'twelve steps of recovery' each month. Read more

Crèche Announcement

We have some important news regarding the future of our Stevenage Crèche. Read more

Service Updates

Back online in Watford and St Albans, but in person in Stevenage for some services. Read on to find out more about the updated changes to our services. Read more

Giving Tuesday 2021

We’ve put together an article for Giving Tuesday. Explaining it's origin, it's messaging and global impact for people plus hundreds and thousands of local/national organisations & charities worldwide. Read more

Alcohol Awareness Week 2021

We’ve put together an article for Alcohol Awareness Week so we can learn more about the impacts of alcoholism on ourselves and those around us. Read more

The Crown Golf Society Day- Thank You!

Thank you to everyone at The Crown Golf society for their support of The Living Room at their annual golf day fundraiser. Read more

Virtual London Marathon 2021- Congratulations runners!

A big congratulations to those who ran the Virtual London Marathon 2021 in aid of The Living Room. Read more

Recovery Month 2021

Recovery Month promotes a strong and proud recovery community and celebrate the dedication of services who make recovery in all its forms possible. We are so proud of everyone who comes in to us and are sharing their stories to mark the month. Read more

Climbing Snowdon 2021

The Living Room takes on Mount Snowdon. Read more

The Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards

We were awarded 'Highly Commended for Business of the Year, North Hertfordshire' at The Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards. Find out more about the recent celebrations. Read more

Bargain Hunt Funds Raised!

Steph and her fiancé Chris raised money for The Living Room and Bedford Open Door on Bargain Hunt! Read on for more... Read more

Hertfordshire Hub - A Virtual and Vital Service

Our online virtual "Hertfordshire Hub" has been open for nearly a year and has been a phenomenal success. Read on to find out what we've been up to. Read more

Remembrance Day – addiction, grief and stigma

Wednesday 21st July was Drug and Alcohol Remembrance Day, a chance to remember those we've lost to drugs or alcohol. Here's how we marked the day. Read more

Our response to Dame Carol Black’s independent review on drugs

We wholeheartedly support Dame Carol Black's calls for radical change in the UK's approach to drug use - read more... Read more

Caring during Covid - Carers' Week 2021

More than 1 in 8 adults care for a family member or friend. This Carers' Week, read about the experiences of people affected by a loved one's addiction and their tips for coping and building a healthier life. Read more

Volunteers' Week 2021- Welcome Back!

To celebrate Volunteer's Week this year, we're sharing stories from volunteers past and present. Most importantly, we want to say welcome back, we've missed you! Read more

Your Support, Our Impact

Read some key facts, figures and client stories from the past year at The Living Room. Read more

Women's History Month

To celebrate Women's History month, we have put together an article on the obstacles women face in addiction and recovery, and what we can do to overcome them. Thank you to the wonderful women on the clinical staff who contributed to this piece. Read more

All Eating Disorders are One

Eating Disorders Awareness Week runs from 1-7 March. Read on to learn how to identify an eating disorder and what ties them all together. Read more