CDARS substance and alcohol misuse programs are for individuals struggling with addiction to alcohol or drugs, and for individuals who are abstinent from substances and want to access additional recovery support and relapse prevention services.
The day program offers an extensive range of services which include:
The programme aims to assist our clients in discovering their own unique qualities and strengths, developing self-esteem and hope for a brighter future. We achieve this by using the five ways to wellbeing:
The programme is for the residents of the Borough of Wandsworth and Richmond aged 18 years and over with a substance or alcohol misuse problem.
We have very simple referral process. Health care professionals can contact CDARS for a referral, and anyone who feels at risk can call the service via email at: email@example.com
12 weeks (6 days a week) after which we provide support and aftercare that clients can choose to access for up to 2 years after their structured treatment finishes.
No. When you have an initial assessment a care plan will be created taking into consideration your current responsibilities such as work, school and family, the support you require, the groups which are best suited to your needs, and how much ‘action’ you want to put into your recovery.
Group sizes range and vary depending on days and times, they can be anything from 5-20 people.
Yes and no. There are some open groups, but there are also closed groups that are only available for clients abstinent from all illicit substances and alcohol.
5 days abstinent or more.
Yes. If you are taking medication as prescribed by a medical professional, and not using illicit substances or alcohol as well as this prescribed medication, then you can attend the day programme. This includes being on opiate substitute’s such as Subutex and methadone.