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In addition to our open-courses, we also offer a range of bespoke in-house training on drug and alcohol related issues. This training can be delivered at a venue and time that suits you, and can be tailored to your specific organisational need. To find out more about this training, please get in touch. Continue Reading
In addition to our core two-week and fourteen-week volunteer training courses, we also offer a range of continued professional development courses to our volunteers. Continue Reading
Our award winning Understanding and Working with Addictive Behaviours Course is designed for anyone who wishes to work one-to-one with clients through our adult recovery service. Continue Reading
Our Volunteer Introductory Course is for anyone interested in becoming a CADAS Volunteer. Over the course of a full day at one of our centres, potential volunteers learn about CADAS, our ethos, how we understand substance use, addiction and change, the work we do and the opportunities and induction process for supporting our work. Continue Reading
Whilst on the whole smoking is decreasing amongst young people, it still remains high amongst those who are disadvantaged and those with poor mental health, accounting for approximately half the difference in life expectancy between the richest and poorest in society. Continue Reading
Many people are unaware that solvent abuse exists or think that the problem has disappeared. Others assume that because the products misused are ‘legal’ domestic products they are ‘safe’. In fact, volatile substances, when deliberately inhaled, can kill suddenly and unpredictably, and there is no way to avoid this risk. Continue Reading
Alcohol and drugs are part of the fabric of our society. Many of us use them socially without negative consequences and millions of people are prescribed them by GPs to help with illness and disease. Continue Reading
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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
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
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
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