Situated on the Isle of Purbeck:

Freezone Retreat is surrounded by abundant coastal walks and beaches right on our doorstep. The Purbecks in Dorset is renowned as an area outstanding  natural beauty and is recognised as a world heritage site.

Brian Grant
: Brian’s strong and inspiring vision to build a community of support and recovery comes from his own experience as a person in recovery. He is committed to providing a service that will enhance people’s wellbeing and spiritual growth. Brian’s enthusiasm is infectious, along with his very warm and open heart, he believes in Freezone as an aid to recovery.

John Thompson. John being party to conception of the Freezone vision from the beginning, has continued to support and contribute towards its developments in many ways. John’s practical and sound-thinking continues to help and direct our growth. His skills as a support worker along with his honest, gentle nature allows for diplomatic discussion and practical solutions to be formed. John is an asset to our community.


John Stephens  John Stephens has been working in and around the field of addiction and related support since 1999, and is a NADA trained Acupuncture Detoxification Practitioner and Assessor, a Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist registered with the SMA, a Master Teacher in the  Usui Reiki Method of Natural Healing, and is also trained in Thermo-Auricular Therapy / Hopi Ear Candling and Transformational Bodywork.

He has a lifelong interest in live music and has played an active part in the British Festival and Event Scene including some time as Operations Director of an Event Management Company. Within this field, he has extensive experience of working with volunteer and paid teams of Event Stewards, Licensed Security and Traffic has worked alongside Local Authority and Emergency Services in both the planning and live phases of many events.
He has a personal interest in empowering individuals to take responsibility for their own personal well-being and developing sustainable community. He sees Freezone as a way of working towards these goals.
After many years of struggling with addiction,he was introduced to abstinence based recovery in December 1998 and has remained drug free since then.

 Bryan Jack  Bryan is a very long-standing ( 20yrs+ ) member of Narcotics Anonymous.He tirelessly does service in NA and his experience in abstinence based recovery is a wealth of knowledge he readily shares with us .He worked for many years as a support worker in a managerial  role but is now retired and enjoying life !

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