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“When I first came to CADAS I was really down about the problems I was facing, but talking about them has put them in to context and made me realise that I am not the bad person I feel I am. Some things I can not solve or control, and with the help and support… Continue Reading

“When I first came to CADAS I was pretty lost and didn’t know where to turn. I had previously tried another organisation and found it wasn’t for me at all. I had little to no confidence in myself and I felt pretty low. It was a vicious cycle, the more I felt like that the… Continue Reading

“I feel that today has been helpful for me, I find that mindfulness helps me a lot to calm down and makes me feel really relaxed.” – Parent, Carer and Family Support Group Continue Reading

“My support from Collette and CADAS over the last few weeks has been very helpful. I really don’t know how I would have managed without the support.” – Parent, Carer and Family Support Group Continue Reading

“It was good having someone to talk to, and hearing someone else talk about being on the outside of someone else’s addiction.” – Parent, Carer and Family Support Group Continue Reading

“I have enjoyed my first meeting. It is a relief to talk to people who know how you are feeling and to listen to other people.” – Parent, Carer and Family Support Group Continue Reading

Latest News from CADAS

Could you be our next fantastic Fundraising Coordinator?

Could you be our next fantastic Fundraising Coordinator?

Fundraising Coordinator 15 hours per week £10,077 actual / £25,194 FTE   Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) have an exciting vacancy to lead the development and delivery of our Fundraising strategy. The Fundraising Coordinator will have a successful track record of campaigns, donations and events and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. They will… Continue Reading

Show support for James to take on The Stinky Fish Challenge

Show support for James to take on The Stinky Fish Challenge

Roasted coffee beans, fresh baked bread and sizzling bacon are food smells which make your tummy rumble with excitement. But let’s forget about those and talk about surströmming, one of the world’s smelliest foods, which tastes pretty good, but its strong rotten egg smell will make you feel sick before you even get to try… Continue Reading

£482.50 raised for CADAS at The Body Shop Home Event

£482.50 raised for CADAS at The Body Shop Home Event

Last Thursday (17th March 2022), CADAS and The Body Shop Home met with a group of lovely ladies at Shills of Cockermouth, for a night of fun, games, make-up tutorials, and more, all to raise much-needed funds for CADAS. The night started well with an icebreaker game of Bitchy Bingo, hosted by Rachel Kaplan from… Continue Reading

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"I have enjoyed my first meeting. It is a relief to talk to people who know how you are feeling and to listen to other people"
- Parent, Carer and Family Support Group
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“Really pleased with the content and structure of the course. Allowed time for much needed discussion and debate.”
– Drug and Alcohol Awareness for Practitioners Course Attendee
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"My support from Collette and CADAS over the last few weeks has been very helpful. I really don’t know how I would have managed without the support”
- Parent, Carer and Family Support Group

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