On National Poetry Day, and as Recovery Month comes to an end, we wanted to share this wonderful poem that was written by a family member of someone who completed our 12-step addiction recovery programme. Thank you for these wonderful words and the picture they paint of the courage, companionship and support that people find in our drug and alcohol services across the UK.
On the railings of this Gateshead bridge
You’ll find kisses hanging there for all to view,
A thousand padlocks clinging to the wire
And each one signed
‘I love you’.
Not far away you’ll find a house
Where hugs and kisses of a different kind
Are offered an accepted by a…