Tag: #PORe

  • Towards A Recoverist Future…

    Towards A Recoverist Future…

    “The culmination of 14 years’ work.” This is how Portraits of Recovery‘s Founding Director and CEO Mark Prest described the arts organisation’s Towards a Recoverist Future… to me following the event at the Whitworth Art Gallery on Friday 9th November. Taking place in the gallery’s Grand Hall, over 100 attendees gathered to hear the evidence,…

  • Harold Offeh’s ‘Let’s Talk About Chemsex’ launches PORe’s Recoverist Festival

    Harold Offeh’s ‘Let’s Talk About Chemsex’ launches PORe’s Recoverist Festival

    Chemsex, a term coined by pioneering sexual health activist David Stuart, is a culture of mainly gay men who combine illegal drugs to come together for heightened and prolonged sexual experiences. Chemsex promises euphoric highs and sexual adventure, but with it can come longer-term health risks including overdosing, sexual assault, and increased HIV transmission.