EDP Drug & Alcohol Services has become a new member of Collective Voice. Based in Exeter, EDP is a significant provider of services in the South West of England, delivering substance misuse services in communities and prisons.
Lucie Hartley, Chief Executive of EDP, said:
“I am very much looking forward to working with other organisations in Collective Voice. I think it important, particularly within the current landscape, to work together to find ways to improve and gain adequate support and recognition for the services we offer.”
Karen Biggs, Chair of Collective Voice, said:
“The board are very pleased to welcome EDP to Collective Voice. EDP brings a wealth of experience from delivering a range of substance misuse services in the South West. Moving forward, Collective Voice will continue to champion the benefits of well-resourced, evidence-based substance misuse treatment at a national and local level. We are delighted that EDP are joining us in this mission, and we look forward to working with an expanding membership going forward.”
Collective Voice is now comprised of eight organisations offering a range of services to over 200,000 vulnerable adults and young people across the country.
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