May 15

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Stress has been chosen by the Mental Health Foundation as their Mental Health illness to raise awareness of this year.  Stress is one of leading causes of absence from work in the UK and sufferers should be supported by their employers when experiencing... read more →
Jan 29

Time to Talk Day 2018

February 1st is Time to Talk Day 2018 Time to Talk Day is a chance for all of us to be more open about mental health - to talk, to listen, to change lives. It’s easy to think there’s no right place to talk about mental health. But the more we talk... read more →
Jan 25
Jan 02

Dry January 2018 is Here!

Feel healthier, save money and reset your relationship with alcohol! Why do Dry January? Feel healthier – alcohol puts strain on our bodies, can disrupt our sleep, have a negative impact on our skin, and cause weight gain. Cutting it out for a month can result in some amazing benefits to... read more →
Dec 14

Time to Change Pledge

At yesterdays Staff Awards Day, CEO Martin Blakebrough signed a pledge as part of Time to Change Wales Time to Change on behalf of Kaleidoscope. By signing the Employer Pledge we are demonstrating our commitment to change how we think and act about mental health in the workplace and make sure that employees who are... read more →
Nov 03

Why We Need Drug Consumption Rooms (DCR)

Kaleidoscope wants to provide Drug Consumption Rooms because they save lives, in the same way that substitute prescribing and needle syringe exchange do. We want to provide such services because they benefit communities by reducing drug related litter, but they also reach out to some of the neediest in the... read more →
Apr 05
Sep 23

Living Wage

Kaleidoscope is committed to ensuring our own workers are supported as well as those people we support. People who have had difficulties with drug and alcohol issues often find it difficult to enter the jobs market, and it is doubly problematic if you do not get a salary that can... read more →