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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

Latest news from our Young People Service

Latest news from our Young People Service

Our latest e-newletter from the CADAS Young People Service has just gone out, including stories on: The impact of Covid-19 on Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) Our current drug & alcohol support for young people, parents and teaching staff How to deliver RSE sessions with zero impact on school budgets A report on how… Continue Reading

Stay active indoors this winter

Stay active indoors this winter

CADAS has been a partner in Active Cumbria’s ‘Walking for Health’ project for quite a while now. They have trained our staff and volunteers to lead short group walks for people of any level of fitness in Barrow, Workington, Carlisle and Kendal. However, most of these walks cannot run at the moment and some of… Continue Reading

Call us! We’re open and here to help

Call us! We’re open and here to help

Happy New Year from CADAS. We are thrilled to announce that both our CADAS General Enquiries number and our Addiction Helpline number are up and running again now after the Christmas break as follows: General Enquiries: 0300 111 4002 (Mon–Fri 10am–5pm) contact@cadas.co.uk Addiction Helpline (staffed by recovery support workers ready to give immediate support): 0800… Continue Reading

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Hindpool Children’s Centre at Barrow have organised virtual support sessions for parents and carers of children aged from 18 months to 7. If you or someone you know would like to attend these, please contact Maggi.Coote@Family-Action.org.uk or call 01229 827300
Family Action Barrow 0-19 Children & Family Support Service, Barrow Borough Council, CandoFM, Barrow SHAW
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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
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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
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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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