Cumbrian addictions charity recruiting now for ‘life-changing’ volunteer training

  A Cumbrian addictions charity is looking for new volunteer recovery coaches and helpline volunteers to support their work with people whose lives are affected by addictive behaviours.   CADAS – Cumbria Addictions: Advice and Solutions – is set to run its Understanding and Working with Addictive Behaviours course from January 2023, with sessions delivered… Continue reading Cumbrian addictions charity recruiting now for ‘life-changing’ volunteer training


New name announced for CADAS

Exciting news to share – we have a new name! From today (October 10, 2022) we will no longer be known as Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service, but instead, we are now Cumbria Addictions: Advice and Solutions (CADAS). It’s a small change which we believe will make a big difference – helping more people connect… Continue reading New name announced for CADAS


Safe Needle disposal is now available in Cumbria thanks to a ‘Be Sharp Smart’ Project by CADAS

  The project that aims to better understand the needs of people using Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs started in October 2021. It allows for people to obtain free, clean, medical grade sharps and provides a place where used needles can be safely disposed of. People are also given information about how to use IPEDs… Continue reading Safe Needle disposal is now available in Cumbria thanks to a ‘Be Sharp Smart’ Project by CADAS


Charity appoints manager to deliver vital rehabilitation help in Furness, South Lakeland and Eden

  A woman with an outstanding track record in leading staff to support vulnerable people has been appointed to run Cumbria Alcohol and Drugs Advisory Service’s operation in the south and east of the county. Gail Jenson’s career has included posts in charity, education and the public sector – all making a positive difference to… Continue reading Charity appoints manager to deliver vital rehabilitation help in Furness, South Lakeland and Eden


Cumbrian charity launches pilot project to understand the needs of people using Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs

  A Cumbrian charity has launched a pilot project to better understand the needs of people using Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs (IPED) in the county and to reduce any potential harm they might cause to themselves. The Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) scheme allows IPED users to obtain free, clean, medical grade… Continue reading Cumbrian charity launches pilot project to understand the needs of people using Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs


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