Caerphilly county borough council's, social services Drug and Alcohol Team has the following broad aims:
- To reduce the harm caused by the misuse of substances in Caerphilly county borough.
- To improve the awareness of substance misuse and related issues throughout Caerphilly county borough.
- To improve access to services for any individual experiencing problems related to substance misuse
We offer a service to people who have substance misuse problems and:
- Are requesting residential rehabilitation, or
- Have learning disabilities
- Have a diagnosis of mental illness, or
- Are parents in need of help and support
- Have children who are assessed as being in need, or in need of protection, or
- Are assessed as posing a risk to others, or
- Are people who are defined as vulnerable adults, or
- Have been assessed as requiring community care services.
- There are issues of domestic abuse
We also provide internal and external training to agencies involved in substance misuse.
Anyone requesting this service can expect a comprehensive assessment of their issues and needs. If appropriate we may then arrange services to meet these needs. We also provide a direct professional social work service and this would include:
- Crisis intervention
- Advice giving
- Motivational interviewing
- Brief interventions
- Solution focussed therapy
- Task centred practice
- Cognitive behavioural therapy
- Residential rehabilitation
- Person centred counselling
- Relapse prevention
For further information about this service, please call the CCBC Drug and Alcohol Team on 029 20855008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our offices are open 5 days a week, Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5pm and Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm. Visits out of office hours can be arranged if required.
Referrals may be made through the Adult Services Duty and Information Team (ASDIT) by calling 0808 1002500.
Crime Reduction Initiatives (CRI) has been commissioned to deliver the adult services alcohol services across the borough of Caerphilly and offers confidential advice and support. For further information visit the CRI website or call 02920 867065 or 07557059734.