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Drugs & Alcohol Recovery Services
DISC’s long term focus on community and social inclusion has been strengthened by the increasing national focus on recovery. Talking to people about their goals and aspirations from the beginning and agreeing a recovery journey for each individual stands at the heart of DISC’s approach. We believe in working with people’s strengths, planning to help them develop the personal and community support needed for long term change. DISC is at the forefront of managing whole system treatment systems capable of meeting the needs of chaotic substance misusers at the say time of driving a recovery focussed service within which people become drug free.
DISC’s Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service shifts the emphasis in the treatment of severe substance misuse problems; from a ‘medical model’ to a more holistic and flexible approach focused on clients needs with wrap-around services. Our Recovery workers coordinate an integrated recovery journey accessing both brief and structured interventions depending upon individual need.
The range of Drug & Alcohol interventions we currently deliver include;
- Drug Intervention Programme (DIP)
- Alcohol Treatment Requirement (ATR)
- Drug Rehabilitation Requirement (DRR)
- Community Prescribing/Medically Assisted Recovery
- Harm Reduction/Needle Exchange
- Psychosocial Interventions
- Young Peoples Drug Services
- Outreach & Engagement
- Structured Interventions (Groupwork)
- Crackin It
- Back 2 You
- Housing Support for Drug and Alcohol Users
- Through My Childs Eyes
Approximately 15% of children aged 11-15 reported the use of drugs in 2008.
DISC runs a number of drugs projects aimed at providing care, treatment and support for young people with drug and alcohol problems under the age of 18.