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Alcohol & Other Drugs

At Cranstoun, you are respected, valued and understood. It’s important that you have a safe space to find solutions and recover in a supportive setting. We’re here to open new doors, reduce harm and guide you on your way to a healthy, safe, happy life.

Are you drinking or using substances to harmful levels?

Many people drink and take drugs because they enjoy it. However over time people’s alcohol and substance may increase to harmful levels. Find out if your drinking and/or drug use is likely to impact on your health and if you should consider reaching out for support.

Click on the alcohol and drug self-assessments below to help you identify if the amount you drink and/or take drugs could be putting your health at risk and for the option to make a self-referral.

Why Cranstoun helps

Alcohol and drug use can greatly impact individuals, families and communities. We understand that every person and their relationship with alcohol and drugs is different, and each person affected needs a different level of care. Our aim is to create an environment that reduces harm, that aids recovery without judgement and truly empowers each person to create positive change in their lives and the lives of those they care about. Cranstoun understands that taking this first step to seek help, advice or support can often be the most difficult one. Because of this, we’re devoted to making the rest of the journey as easy and stress-free as possible. There is no problem too big for us to handle, and we’re here to reassure you that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. No one should have to face these issues alone, and we’re here to welcome every person into our services with warmth, understanding and compassion.

At Cranstoun, we mean business when we talk about harm reduction. We are committed to reducing the harms associated with substance use in every way we can imagine. Find out more about our specific Harm Reduction services.

How Cranstoun helps

If you are 18 or over, and feel that you need support with your alcohol or drug use, Cranstoun is here to lend a hand.

Whether you need structured treatment, a recovery plan, harm reduction support or require advice about whether or not you or someone you care about has an alcohol and/or drug problem, we are here to help.

The support Cranstoun provides is person-centered. This means that your values, opinions and goals are at the heart of the whole process. It’s important the support you receive is informed by your goals, your hopes and your experience. As well as this, the alcohol and drugs services at Cranstoun are not time limited, which means we work at a pace that suits you and your circumstances. Services are available on a one-to-one basis or in a group environment, depending on your preference and medical support can be provided when needed.

Cranstoun empowers you to make choices that positively impact your physical and mental health, because an empowered individual makes for an empowered world.

 

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Resources

Services

Worcestershire

Worcestershire

If you are over 18, live in the Worcestershire area and need support, advice or services to assist you with your alcohol and drug use, we’re here to help. We provide support across all six districts. Click below for guidance, resources and service information.

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Windsor and Maidenhead

Windsor and Maidenhead

Windsor and Maidenhead is an alcohol and drug service for adults living in the Windsor and Maidenhead area. With services to reduce harm, aid recovery, provide education and advice and support families and individuals with community outreach.

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Inspire Sutton

Inspire Sutton

Inspire Sutton is a community alcohol and drug service for anyone over the age of 18 living in the London Borough of Sutton. You can refer yourself or be referred by your GP, probation officer or housing provider. Click here to learn more about these services.

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Sandwell

Sandwell

Cranstoun’s Sandwell service offers free and confidential advice for those seeking help with their alcohol and drug intake. As well as this, the Sandwell service can offer recovery services, harm reduction advice and education for individuals and the wider community.

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Wokingham

Wokingham

Cranstoun Wokingham delivers an alcohol and drug recovery service for adults on behalf of Wokingham Borough Council including family and carer support. For recovery plans, help and advice and family support, click below.

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National Harm Reduction Services

National Harm Reduction Services

Cranstoun means business when we talk about harm reduction. We are committed to reducing the harms associated with substance use in every way we can imagine. From our Naloxone supply, to our BuddyUp app, Diamorphine Assisted Treatment, DIVERT and injecting equipment provision we are in the business of improving lives.

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Programmes

DIVERT

DIVERT

DIVERT is Cranstoun’s pre-arrest drug diversion programme for those caught by the police in possession of small quantities of a controlled substance.

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BuddyUp

BuddyUp

Remote support through an app or phoneline, for those injecting alone.

BuddyUp

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