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
Primary focus is the delivery of prescribing services, provision for prison leavers and individuals at risk, and operation of needle exchanges. All other support is being provided online and via telephone.
Closed bases include The Hub (Newport) Godfrey Road (Newport) The Junction (Monmouth) Penmaen House (Caerphilly)
Open bases include Powell’s Place (Newport) St. Fagan’s House (Caerphilly) The Lighthouse (Torfaen) Cru Glas (Blaenau Gwent) The Citadel (Blaenau Gwent)
☎️ Please call the GDAS SPOC line for support 0333 999 3577
GDAS Clinical contact details
☎️ Newport email@example.com / 01633 245892 or 01633245890
☎️ Rest of Gwent firstname.lastname@example.org / 07740492367
Needle exchange services in both Llanelli and Aberystwyth will remain open between 10am and 3pm.
☎️ Call 0330 363 9997 for more information on service delivery across Dyfed.
• Continuity of service / initialisation of service for Prison leavers and other priority referrals.
• Support for vulnerable and unstable service users.
Our broader rehabilitative work remains of great importance and we will be considering in the coming days, how we utilise our teams to provide effective support remotely.
The following bases are operational – Cardiff Harlech Court, Swansea Grove House, Bridgend 41-43 Market Street, Neath 5-6 London Road, Barry Police Station.
☎️ For more information contact 02920 641213
Cyfle Cymru Gwent
Members of the team are working from home and will be available via email or phone.
If you have any questions or would like information, you can call 01633 258489 or contact your peer mentor directly 📞
You can also email email@example.com or contact us @CyfleCymruGwent on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 📧
Housing First Swansea
Kaleidoscope staff are supporting Dyfodol clinical services, and Swansea Dyfodol is operational. Contact 01792 957910
Primary focus is on continuing prescribing for those already receiving a treatment regime at Cardiff Dyfodol. All referrals are being considered on individual risk and resources. Contact 02920 641213
All offices including Welshpool, Netwon, Llandod, Brecon and Ystardnow are working from home.
☎️ For prescription and health inquiries contact Nurse Team Leader, Kath Davies on 07957 608546
Drop-ins are operating across Powys on the following schedule, to collect sharps and provide injecting equipment and Prenoxad. Clients can order as much as a two weeks supply and more. Please contact the service if this is required
📍 Welshpool Mon 10-12 📍 Newtown Tues 10-12 📍 Llandod Weds 10-12 📍 Brecon Thurs 10-12
☎️ Llandod: Sarah Baker, Team Leader 01597 825102 / 07773639018
☎️ Welshpool: Caroline Harding, Team Leader 01938 554013 / 07773 639093
☎️ Newtown: Emily Reeves, Team Leader 01686 610422 / 07773639111
☎️ Brecon: Gemma Lornie, Team Leader 01874 62233 / 07773 639314
Kaleidoscope North Wales
The Rhyl base is no longer in operation.
☎️ All service users in Denbighshire are able to contact the SPOC line for support
NW Criminal Justice Affinity / Dechrau Newydd – current delivery is non-clinical. All staff will be mobilised to support clinical delivery from 1st April. Contact 01492556776
NW Supporting People – all services are being provided virtually – on line/telephone/social media/Apps. Contact 01492556776
🏠 Residential services 🏠
Birchwood Residential Treatment Centre
✅ Operational and supporting residents in Kingston
Alfriston Daycare Centre
✅ Operating an outreach befriending and lunch service in Kingston
We understand that COVID-19 presents challenges to services, and we may start making changes to how we support you.
Connection is important to people in recovery, so we have listed resources available to you in order for you to stay connected in your home. These are easily accessible from your mobile device, as well as laptop and desktop, so remember to keep your phone charged to access support.
Drug and Alcohol Support
Mutual Aid Support and Online Meetings
Groups such as SMART recovery, NA, AA have been available online for some time, and are a good idea if you want to connect with others in recovery.
Resources for Family and Friends
If you care for, live with or support a family member in recovery, you can continue family support online:
Online Resources & Worksheets
The pioneering digital treatment and recovery programme Breaking Free Online has made its service available for free, so you can benefit from interventions until the situation has returned to normal.
Creating your account is easy, all you need to do is:
- Visit www.breakingfreeonline.com
- Click SIGN UP
- Use KP2020 to complete the required fields.
There are also numerous websites you can access to download and complete worksheets, along with other helpful tools…
SMART’s website has a TOOLBOX full of helpful resources
William White is an American Recovery advocate who has a website full of useful articles and worksheets
Adfam has details of online support and resources for family members.
There are many recovery supporting apps now available on either the App store or Google Play. If you search for ‘drug and alcohol recovery’ you will see a number of suggestions. Here are some that we’ve picked out:
- 12 Steps AA Companion (Android & iPhone)
- One day at a time (Android & iPhone)
- iPromises (Android & iPhone)
- Pocket Rehab
- Sober Grid (Android & iPhone)
For support with issues such as anxiety and depression, Mood Juice is a helpful online resource.