Vita Nova is part of the cultural landscape of Boscombe, Bournemouth. Through the arts, in particular theatre, Vita Nova contributes towards having a healthier, safer community. We are a registered charity providing a vital stepping-stone back into the community for those in recovery.
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Vita Nova works in a holistic way actively supporting members with their ongoing recovery programs and is a tool that works against the ‘revolving door syndrome’ be it back to treatment centres, mental health institutions or prison. We offer meaningful engagement especially with our community theatre work where through the safety of a fiction our participants can tell and share their stories with the wider community. what Vita Nova is to our participants!
Vita Nova is of great benefit to the local community by helping to prevent people from relapsing, post treatment. This means that people do not have to access mental health facilities, rehabilitation centres or prison.
Vita Nova helps counter crime. Vita Nova is part of the holistic recovery scene within the area and is helping to create a healthy community in Boscombe. Not only does this contribute to the participants well- being it also prepares people for their next step in life. Prevention work by Vita Nova is vital.
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Vita Nova provides people recovering from drug/alcohol addiction a means of putting their life experience to use, benefiting society, whilst giving them structure, self-esteem and new skills.