Posted on: 1 April, 2021
Wokingham Borough Council has awarded Cranstoun the contract to deliver its integrated drug and alcohol service for adults, together with Here4YOUth, a separate and dedicated service for young people up to the age of 18. Both services start from 1 April 2021.
Cranstoun, Wokingham provides support and treatment to adults affected by problems with drugs and alcohol, assisting recovery and promoting harm reduction. Its provision includes comprehensive psychosocial and pharmacological interventions, needle syringe and Naloxone distribution programmes. Family and carer support for those affected a loved one’s substance misuse, is also available.
Here4YOUth works with under 18s, offering support and information and helping young people to develop the life skills to make healthy choices around their alcohol and drug use. It is also there to provide support for children/young people who are affected by someone else’s alcohol or drug use.
Charlie Mack, Chief Executive, Cranstoun, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded the contract to deliver the substance misuse service in the borough of Wokingham, offering recovery support and harm reduction to adults and