Here are some of our stories from around our organisation.
Running for Recovery
No matter what the weather, John* now looks forward to his 5.45am morning starts.
John rises early twice each week to meet and train alongside other members of Odyssey House Trust Christchurch's residential running group “Speed Freaks”... Read more
Official Opening of CCS
Health Minister Hon Dr. David Clark was treated to a rousing haka by the residents of Christchurch's Odyssey House as he arrived at the official opening of the recently expanded premises of Tūhauora - Christchurch's Central Service. ... Read more
Fill Their Lunchbox
Australian comedian and actor Jon Bennett recently volunteered to perform his award winning show 'Fire in the Meth Lab' to inmates at Christchurch Men's Prison.
Women's Rehab at Odyssey
Established in 1986, Odyssey House Trust Christchurch has led the way in the local provision of therapeutic treatment and support for people affected by alcohol and drug addiction... Read more
A chance encounter saw local social enterprise “Fill Their Lunchbox” (FTLB) and Odyssey House Christchurch collaborate, providing lunches to feed hungry children and the opportunity for Odyssey House residents to give back to their community.... Read more
The South Island's only women's intensive residential addiction service in a bid to curb the growing number of women in prisons.
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When meth takes over...
Rex* could have bought his first house when he returned home from working overseas in his early 20s with $100,000 in the bank.
Instead he quickly "blew through" the money as a methamphetamine addiction took hold and began dominating his life.
Social Enterprise with Switched On Group
Have a look at our social enterprise with Switched On Group and Odyssey House.