Coming up roses

Dunning, Jeremy
October 2009
Community Care;10/29/2009, Issue 1793, p26
The article presents an interview with Alastair Kirkhope, a peer mentor. Kirkhope tells about being named overall winner at the Crisis/Barclays Champions Awards to mark his achievements through the Crisis Changing Lives scheme. He recalls holding his newly born grandson in his arms for the first time in 2005 while he was in a Zimmer frame. He says that his three girls have been a tremendous support for him in leaving his drinking habit.


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