Rebound Carers' Group CARING about those affected by drug & alcohol abuse
 Rebound Carers' Group CARINGabout those affected by drug & alcohol abuse 

Guest Speakers

We regularly invite Guest Speakers to talk to Group Meetings about their specialist areas.  There is usually no charge to hear visiting speakers and we aim to arrange the visits on a six-weekly rota on our usual meeting slot where possible.

Future Guest Speakers

Past Guest Speakers

19th September 2017

Anna Jackson and Jan Tribe - Society of St James


We were pleased to welcome Anna Jackson and Jan Tribe of the Society of St James, who spoke about the Recovery Hub, Day Recovery, the services of the Society fo St James and an overview of support services available in Portsmouth.


There is a full report on their presentations in our blog.


18th July 2017

Sue Atkins - Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Sue is a Sister at the QA Hospital, Portsmouth, who manages the Alcohol Intervention Team.  She gave an update on the work of the AIT, and answered questions from the audience.  


23rd May 2017

Ryan & Nathan - Recovery Hub, Society of St James

Talked about services available to help those in recovery from drug addiction, provide information on the Needle Exchange programme and give some Naloxone and overdose training.  See our blog for a report.


28th March 2017

Bryony, Mental Health Specialist at St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth

Spoke about medication prescribed for dual diagnosis patients


1st November 2016

Lawrence Taylor - Founder of Baytrees, instigator for the funding of Rebound


4th October 2016

Stewart Roberts - Family Support Worker, Building Futures - Substance Misuse Service, Winchester Prison


23rd August 2016

Steven Evans - Recovery Community Coordinator, Winchester Prison


12th January 2016

PC Dan McGarrigle - The Role of the Police


27th October 2015

Carla Roadknight - Modern Matron Orchards, St James' Hospital


13th September 2015

Jo Purdy - Probation Service


12th August 2015

Flick Drummond - Parliamentary Candidate, Portsmouth South


2nd June 2015

Janet Dee - Portsmouth Counselling Service


10th March 2015

David Southon - Baytrees


2nd December 2014

Nathan & Ryan - Recovery Hub


8th July 2014

Carla Roadknight - Mental Health Services


Contact us

You can telephone us on

07939 580167.


This is a dedicated phone line for Rebound.  If you would like us to contact you, please leave a message - we will get back to you as soon as we possibly can.


You can also use our contact form.

Group Meetings are held in the Carers' Centre

Rebound Carers' Group

117 Orchard Road



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