Case Studies

To give a greater understanding of LHC we present following case studies.

These case studies illustrate how our schemes provide continuous and ongoing support to bring about positive changes to a service user's life. It gives an understanding of the challenges and rewards of working in this field by following a typical working day in the life of a Support Worker.

Current Case Studies:

When Alison was referred to the Young Person’s scheme she suffered low self-esteem and depression, leading to her self-harming. These problems were compounded by her continued use of alcohol. View Case Study
When John came to the hostel he was leading a chaotic lifestyle and in a situation in which he never expected to find himself – living in a hostel, drinking alcohol heavily and with an impending court case. At first, it was difficult to engage with John because he spent long periods away from the hostel and missed appointments.When we did see him, he was often intoxicated and feeling low. View Case Study
Margaret was invited to speak at LHC's Annual General Meeting so delegates could understand the impact the organisation can make, in a service users own words. View Case Study
A drug addict for most of my adult life, I had finally gotten clean and into treatment, but what was I going to do with my life now? View Case Study
Debbie was a chronic drug user, addicted to heroin and crack cocaine. Her life was chaotic and unstable View Case Study
All too often we hear about substance users relapsing on their journey, being in crisis and everything going wrong for them. The road to drug recovery is a long and arduous journey with blips and relapse along the way View Case Study
CW was admitted to the community team upon his release from prison View Case Study