January 12, 2011
praises work of Burnham-On-Sea drug rehabilitation centre
MP has made a special visit to a residential drug
and rehabilitation centre in the town this week where she praised
the work of its staff.
Tessa Munt visited Somewhere House in Berrow Road, where she
met staff and clients and visited the new group facility room
where specialist activities take place to help people battle addiction.
House was founded in 2006 to support individuals who have made
a decision to live a life free from addiction.
The centre has enough beds to accommodate 12 clients and runs
a person-centred programme where individuals are able to stay
for a maximum of six months.
During this time, clients also contribute to the local community
by undertaking voluntary work in the local area as part of the
The centre also provides clients with ongoing support after they
complete the programme and leave.
Tessa told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This is a fantastic new
facility for this centre which provides a vital service locally
where the need is great. I realise just how important Somewhere
House is for our area, it has an extremely good success rate with
its clients and stands out as a fantastic example of a true local
service for people with addiction."
Tessa is pictured during this week's visit to the Burnham-On-Sea