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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

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Make sleep a priority – here’s how

Make sleep a priority – here’s how

How have you been sleeping lately? Struggling with anxious or intrusive thoughts? Just unable to ‘switch off’? You’re not alone but if you’re not getting 7 hours sleep a night you’re making yourself more vulnerable to all sorts of things – from weight gain to heart disease – and if you go long enough without… Continue Reading

Rewire yourself happier: 8 top tips from science

Rewire yourself happier: 8 top tips from science

In March 2020, as the coronavirus lockdown took hold in the US, Yale University decided to make its most popular course ever – The Science of Well-Being, taught by Professor Laurie Santos – available for free, online. We heard about it at CADAS back in April from Alice, one of our new volunteers in the… Continue Reading

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If you're thinking of quitting smoking, then Action for Smoking and Health (ASH) have suggested some top tips to help ensure you are successful in quitting permanently. Check them out in the pictures below.
You can also call NHS Smokefree for free on 0300 123 1044 or speak to your GP or pharmacist for support and advice.
More information is available on the ASH website - ash.org.uk/information-and-resources/smoking-cessation-treatment/smoking-cessation/stopping-smoki...
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Adult clients intensively supported last year

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Members of the community and practitioners who attended training/workshops

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