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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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What’s an odds-on safe bet to say about gambling? That it makes rich bookies richer, and poor punters poorer? Definitely. That it makes victims of partners, family, friends, and colleagues? Definitely. That effective, confidential help is freely available to gamblers and their victims? Definitely again. CADAS volunteer Steve Russell discovers some of the many agencies… Continue Reading
The project that aims to better understand the needs of people using Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs started in October 2021. It allows for people to obtain free, clean, medical-grade sharps and provides a place where used needles can be safely disposed of. People are also given information about how to use IPEDs safely and… Continue Reading
This is a question that is asked a lot to charities. Did you know that we need to bring approximately £10,000 per week to continue operating? We currently operate out of our four centres in Carlisle, Kendal, Workington and Barrow, as well as other local hubs, such as GP surgeries and libraries. This approach helps… Continue Reading
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