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Did you know about the Carlisle experiment?

Did you know about the Carlisle experiment?

To celebrate our 40th anniversary, the CADAS ‘Horrible History’ elves have looked into the boozy heritage of Cumbria, from the huge number of pubs that one graced the streets of Barrow to the Whitehaven Rum Story. For example, did you know that Carlisle munitions workers used to get so drunk that in 1916 the Government… Continue Reading

Helplines active during C19 restrictions

Helplines active during C19 restrictions

It’s amazing how much support is out there at the moment – whatever you’re struggling with from problem gambling to getting urgent medical supplies during lockdown. We’ve compiled a list of just a selection of countywide and national helplines, with their hours of operation and different ways of making contact, to share with callers to… Continue Reading

Let us deliver your RSE in September – at no impact on your budget!

Let us deliver your RSE in September – at no impact on your budget!

In September, it is likely that all pupils will be back at school, don’t forget that RSE (Relationship and Sex Education) will be a mandatory subject in the curriculum. Here’s a link to the Government Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/relationships-education-relationships-and-sex-education-rse-and-health-education As a teacher you might be looking ahead and realising that you have not got anything in place… Continue Reading

Continuing drug and alcohol support for schools

Continuing drug and alcohol support for schools

At CADAS, we offer a wide range of services which can be of real and lasting benefit to pupils, their parents and to teachers and support staff working at schools. We want to be able to support your community in whatever way we can and we would love it if you would let staff, pupils… Continue Reading

Paying attention to PSHE in the autumn

Paying attention to PSHE in the autumn

Now more than ever, after the trauma caused by the coronavirus pandemic, schools need to concentrate on delivering high-quality Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE). The Department for Education (DfE) has made it clear that PSHE is an ‘important and necessary’ part of children’s education – indeed it will become a mandatory element of the… Continue Reading

Time to review our tech – can you help?

Time to review our tech – can you help?

Getting the most out of our technology, and doing it 100% securely, has become more important than ever now that we’re all working from home at CADAS. But of course budgets are also tighter than ever, too. So we really need to be sure we’re making the right decisions to support our clients the best… Continue Reading

Call us! We’re back to business as usual

Call us! We’re back to business as usual

We are thrilled to announce that the CADAS countywide number is now operational again and ready to answer your questions and take referrals as usual, despite the offices continuing to be closed as staff support clients from home over the telephone and internet.   CEO Leigh Williams writes: While the CADAS team have been busy… Continue Reading

When can we leave the house? Latest advice for carers in lockdown

When can we leave the house? Latest advice for carers in lockdown

‘Exercise more than once the day outside the home is acceptable’ for carers caring for people with a significant health condition, according to the latest advice from Carers Support Cumbria. The consortium of the five charities who support carers across the county also points out that it is important to consider your own mental health… Continue Reading

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