Tony says: “this’ll be a part of me for life now, even when I’ve left, because without it, I don’t know where I’d be…”

Since from October until now, I’m doing even better. I’ve got some structure in my life. Coming out here five days a week, doing gym, which is nice and healthy, a good lifestyle. I’m enjoying that. I’m doing my football still and seeing my daughter every week. So yeah, it’s pretty good really. Yeah, life’s … More Tony says: “this’ll be a part of me for life now, even when I’ve left, because without it, I don’t know where I’d be…”

Joshua says: ‘Sometimes you need a little help to kind of see the light as it were or even be reminded of what kind of life you could have, you know, reminded of what kind of person you could be or was.’

I had a drink problem. It’s developed from a very minor drink problem into a severe drink problem in the last 10 years. My whole life, from being a father and a partner to my ex-partner, and a house and everything else, to sort of not having anything at all. I ended up drinking a … More Joshua says: ‘Sometimes you need a little help to kind of see the light as it were or even be reminded of what kind of life you could have, you know, reminded of what kind of person you could be or was.’

Tarquin says: “it can be pretty scary getting out and then just ‘bang’ into normality.”

Originally posted on A window into LandWorks:
“I’ve been coming out to LandWorks for a couple of months. I’ve now been released from prison on a Home Detention Curfew (HDC/Tag), but I’m still coming out here to volunteer. I’ve found it really useful to re-humanise myself and gain some skills that I can use when…