Sep 10

Recovery Month – Jade’s Story

Jade Wilson, just 28 and from Chepstow, has overcome a 10 year addiction to prescription drugs with the support of Kaleidoscope's services. During the height of her dependency Jade swallowed 16 tablets a day, and even attempted to take her own life following an explosive fight with her mother, whom... read more →
May 14

What is Buvidal, and is it right for you?

An addition to our opiate treatment toolbox... Buvidal is a long-acting buprenorphine injection that is provided on a monthly basis. Kaleidoscope is now making this treatment available to you, alongside all currently available treatments. Previously you may have been offered buprenorphine in a tablet form, for example, Subutex, Espranor or Suboxone.... read more →
Apr 28

Time To Brew

In the three weeks since lockdown began, an Alcohol Change UK study revealed 1 in 5 of us are drinking more. Kaleidoscope and our partner Barod want you to know that if you, or a loved one, are navigating a changing relationship with alcohol and need support- we are here... read more →
Mar 17

Support in the Coronavirus Outbreak

To view our COVID-19- Consortium Recovery Planning Principles document, Click HERE.                Access Kaleidoscope's recovery manual HERE  Access a 'Managing Emotions and Self Harm Resource Pack HERE   Access a 'Feeling Positive and Creating Good Habits' Resource Pack HERE   Access a 'Managing Anxiety and Sleep' resource pack HERE ... read more →
Dec 17

Kaleidoscope Staff Awards Day 2019

This years annual Staff Awards Day was held last Wednesday, 11th December at the Coldra Court Hotel in Newport. 188 staff and volunteers from our services in South Wales, Powys, North Wales, Kingston, Alfriston and Birkenhead joined us for a day of celebrations! Staff were asked to nominate their colleagues in... read more →
Aug 28

Pride Cymru 2019!

To improve our engagement with the LGBT+ community GDAS took the decision to do a stall at Pride Cymru. While our location wasn’t entirely promising being next to the bar, we took the opportunity to advocate the inclusiveness of our organisation and to help the event itself run safely. We... read more →
Jul 11

Street Football Wales Event

Gareth Leonard, from our GDAS team  attended Street Football Wales' event in Newport giving harm reduction advice, handing out leaflets and providing information on services.   It was an excellent day with many agencies such as The Wallich YMCA, Dyfodol and the Big Issue amongst others entering teams at every... read more →
Jul 09
Jul 03

Corporate Health Award

We were pleased to officially receive our Corporate Health Bronze Award from AM Vaughan Gething, at the Healthier Working Wales Employer Support event at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff yesterday.   The award recognises our commitment to staff health and well-being having evidenced this during our assessment in  ??? 2018.... read more →
Apr 24