This year, Open Road celebrates the 30th anniversary of our founding in 1990. We are delighted to invite you and a guest to our Thanksgiving and Celebration event at 7pm on Wednesday 17th November, at Chelmsford Cathedral.
We have been nominated to be part of the ASDA Foundation Green Token Giving online through our local Asda store in Colchester.
As part of our 30th anniversary year, we welcomed The Duke of Gloucester to our Colchester head office.
We were delighted to recently welcome the High Sheriff of Essex, Simon Brice to Open Road’s Colchester head office to meet our staff, volunteers and clients, and hear more about our vital work in helping vulnerable people throughout Essex and Medway.
Open Road Recovery Worker, Scarlett Doherty tells us about an Essex STaRs health initiative, based at our Open Road Colchester centre and how it supports pregnant clients.
We are conducting this pilot project to establish the local unmet need for a service to support people from the LGBTQ+ community, who may be struggling with substance misuse and mental health issues.
This is a memoir of Laura’s late brother who was a regular at Colchester STaRS and Open Road. It is an account of how ordinary people can become trapped into addiction and not find their way out. As well as fond memories, humour and some unavoidable moments of grief...