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Requirements

You do not need knowledge or experience of substance use to volunteer for us. However if you have been dependant on drugs and alcohol in the past, you must be in long-term stable recovery before you can volunteer. Continue Reading

Training

Before you can volunteer for us, you will be asked to complete our two-day Introducing to Volunteering course. However more intensive roles require additional training. You can find information about our upcoming courses here. Continue Reading

Latest News from CADAS

CADAS video to promote Family & Friends service in GP surgeries

CADAS video to promote Family & Friends service in GP surgeries

CADAS has created a short video specially to be shown on screens in waiting rooms around the county. Now we’re urging GPs, dental surgeries and pharmacists to get in touch to share the information with their clients. “As surgeries open up for more face-to-face appointments, we want them to work with us to get our… Continue Reading

CADAS to chair new Community Alcohol Partnership in Millom

CADAS to chair new Community Alcohol Partnership in Millom

On Monday 8 March, a new Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) will launch in Millom, highlighting the risks of underage drinking and aiming to improve the health and wellbeing of local young people. We are delighted to announce that Leigh Williams, CADAS CEO, will be in the chair. CAPs are made up of partnerships between local… Continue Reading

Easter Service COVID Update

Easter Service COVID Update

Happy Eastertide 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 Easter break as follows: General Enquiries: 0300 111 4002 (Mon–Fri 10am–5pm) contact@cadas.co.uk Addiction Helpline (staffed by Recovery Coaches ready to give immediate support): 0800 2 54… Continue Reading

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Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month?The Stress Management Society have created a helpful guide on what stress is and how you can overcome it - 'from distress to de-stress'. Their website also has lots of helpful resources, including a personal stress quiz and tips to help you avoid and manage common stresses - you can view these here buff.ly/39kDLj0If you or a loved one are using alcohol or substances to cope with stress, please contact our free helpline on 0800 2 54 56 58 or email contact@cadas.co.uk to speak in confidence with one of our fully trained Recovery Coaches. ... See MoreSee Less
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