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Tania Goddard is a PhD student at the University of Salford whose research explores whether people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) can be fit to plead, stand trial and effectively participate in criminal proceedings. 

Cranstoun believes in empowering people and empowering change. It is a social justice and harm reduction charity. Cranstoun works across the areas of substance use, criminal justice, domestic abuse, housing and young people. Its criminal justice work is evidence-informed and supported by its expertise in substance use and domestic abuse and the benefits of a trauma-informed response. Cranstoun believes in creating whole system change, providing the right intervention at the right time and reaching people where they are at.

Humankind is committed to reducing deprivation and exclusion and to improving people’s wellbeing. Its specialist services include substance use, clinical, employment training and education, housing services, housing support and health, young people and families services.

We Are With You delivers support and raises awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health.

The Transform Drug Policy Foundation works to change the way drugs are controlled. It informs the public about effective drug policy; develops alternative models of regulation; provides a voice for those directly affected by drug policy failures; and supports policymakers in achieving positive change.

The Social Interest Group provides person-centred social and health care solutions. Utilising strength-based models of working, it specialises in rehabilitating and supporting people who have complex needs.

The St Giles Trust aims to help break the cycle of prison, crime and disadvantage and create safer communities by supporting people to change their lives. It uses expertise and real-life past experiences to empower people

Release is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law. The Release team provides free non-judgmental, specialist advice and information to the public and professionals on issues related to drug use and to drug laws, and campaigns directly on issues that impact its clients.

The Nehemiah Project provides a home and support for men with a history of addiction to transform their lives. Its programme is abstinence-based and provides structure and a supportive environment where men can address the root causes of their addiction, learning to make informed choices about their lives.

Nacro is a national social justice charity. It delivers services in justice, housing, health and education to change lives, strengthen communities and prevent crime.

Through mentoring, group activities, community building and co-production, Community Led Initiatives removes barriers to community inclusion for people who are socially excluded, facing complex issues such as drug and alcohol misuse, homelessness, offending and mental ill-health.

The Anglia Care Trust’s services give people the stability, support and challenge they need to enable them to realise their full potential. It supports domestic abuse victims and people with addictions, as well as supporting people with housing and providing advice and guidance to families and individuals across Suffolk and Norfolk.

The Alcohol and Drug Service works in partnership to support people affected by substance misuse to make positive change.

Catch22 designs and delivers public services that build resilience and aspiration in people and communities.

The Forward Trust empowers people to break the often interlinked cycles of crime and addiction to move forward with their lives.

Change Grow Live is a national health and social care charity. It helps individuals with challenges including drugs and alcohol, housing, justice, health and wellbeing.