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Kennedy St becomes a charity.

We’re excited to announce that Kennedy St has been granted charitable status and Kennedy St Foundation is now registered as a charity with the Charity Commission. WHOOP WHOOP! The transformation Since Kennedy St launched seven years ago as a CIC (a community interest company, limited by guarantee), we’ve been piloting ideas and projects to understand […]

Kenny’s story of addiction & recovery

My name is Kenny and I am an addict in recovery. My childhood was an unstable mix of living with family and in foster care. I started to experience homelessness and social exclusion from my teen years and first went in to rehab in my mid-20s. I have experienced long periods of sobriety, during which […]

How to manage addiction recovery during Covid-19

Whether you’re new to addiction recovery or have been on your recovery journey for a number of years, the current lockdown in place due to Covid-19 and the uncertainty of what lies ahead is inevitably causing unwanted anxiety. Don’t let the situation interfere with your recovery. Below are some tips from the Kennedy St team […]

Addiction Myths & Facts

The amount of information regarding addiction, overcoming addiction and addiction treatment can be overwhelming and confusing. It can be difficult to sort the fact from the fiction. Below are five common addiction myths and the facts behind them. Myth: Overcoming addiction is simply a matter of willpower. You can stop using drugs if you really […]