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Welcome

At CADAS we work with individuals and communities to reduce the harm caused by substance use across Cumbria by:

• supporting young people (10+) and adults who feel their substance use is problematic
• supporting people caring for, or affected by, loved ones using drugs or alcohol
• delivering training and consultancy across all sectors, and
• training volunteers to deliver any or all of our services.

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Latest News from CADAS

Reframing our memories and moving on

Reframing our memories and moving on

Sandra Marshall is currently one of the trainees on our recovery support worker training – Understanding and Working with Addictive Behaviours – and she is also a Master Practitioner in NLP who runs her own coaching business (the-key). Here she looks at the topic of memories and how we can reframe negative memories in order… Continue Reading

Welcome to new manager, Emma

Welcome to new manager, Emma

We are very excited to announce the appointment of a new senior manager to run our services in the north and west of Cumbria. Emma Spedding, 37, of Carlisle, manages CADAS’s operations in areas like Carlisle, Whitehaven, Workington, Egremont, Cleator Moor, Maryport, Wigton and Cockermouth. She has also taken countywide responsibility for CADAS’s young people’s… Continue Reading

New digital awareness sessions for schools

New digital awareness sessions for schools

Teachers, tutors and youth workers are being urged to take advantage of our new digital resources aimed at raising awareness of drug and alcohol issues among young people. “We are calling on teachers and youth workers to get in touch with us if they are struggling to create sessions for Personal, Social, Health and Economic… Continue Reading

Testimonials
CADAS Carlisle
"I have enjoyed my first meeting. It is a relief to talk to people who know how you are feeling and to listen to other people"
- Parent, Carer and Family Support Group
Testimonials
CADAS Carlisle
“Really pleased with the content and structure of the course. Allowed time for much needed discussion and debate.”
– Drug and Alcohol Awareness for Practitioners Course Attendee
Testimonials
CADAS Carlisle
"My support from Collette and CADAS over the last few weeks has been very helpful. I really don’t know how I would have managed without the support”
- Parent, Carer and Family Support Group
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Our Impact

413

Adult clients intensively supported last year

2688

Members of the community and practitioners who attended training/workshops

684

Professionals trained by us last year

2925

Volunteer hours logged by 39 dedicated volunteers

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