Welcome to the Substance Misuse Programme
Drug and Alcohol Service for Young People aged up to 24
Activity /Programme 1: Provide assessments for young people to assess the nature of the young person’s drug use e.g recreational, problematic , harmful, dependency. Evidence based screening tools are used to assist this process. Following assessment care-plans will be developed in consultation with young people
Activity/Programme 2: Deliver group educational programmes that aim to prevent, raise awareness and reduce the harm of substances amongst young people affected by or at risk of substance misuse. These programmes can be delivered in schools, youth services and alternative education centres.
Activity Programme 3: Yoga and Mindfulness groups are available for young people to attend. Providing Holistic programmes in a Youth Centre setting creates an opportunity for young people to learn about their physical and emotional well- being, self-management and self-care.
Activity 4. Smart Recovery: is a group intervention supporting young people to build and maintain motivation, cope with urges ,manage thoughts, feelings and behaviours and learn to live a balanced life
Activity / Programme 5: We provide a key working / case management intensive wrap around one to one support for young people who misuse substances. Following assessment , a detailed care-plan is agreed in consultation with the young person and their family , all domains of the young person’s life are explored.