We met whilst working for community substance misuse services, we had undertaken various roles from volunteer to practitioner to service management. It was apparent that we both shared a deep passion for our work, our community and our service users. Upon discussion from our work it was identified that there was a missing element from the care available in our community. This prompted the suggestion (over lunch one day!) why don’t we open a treatment facility?
From this we spent many months researching the best way to provide the most effective treatment in cost, quality and accessibility. We combined this research with our many years of experience of working in the field and our passion to provide an affordable and real solution to issues of addiction.
Acquiesce was born out of utilising and combining elements of the most effective evidence based treatment modalities from around the world whilst incorporating the many assets of our own community.
And so the journey begins……