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Group support sessions and information sessions on topics including why people become addicted, boundaries and coping with conflict. Sessions held on Mondays in Woolwich.1:1 support, information and support packs, drop in sessions and complementary therapies also available.
020 8854 2859 020 8316 0116
Local peer support for families and friends of alcoholics. Separate local support group may be available for teenage children affected by others alcohol dependency. Al-Anon Groups: Monday: 8.00pm Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Area G, OPD, Stadium Road, Woolwich SE18 4QH Sunday: 7.30pm Our Lady of Grace Church, 145 Charlton Road, Greenwich SE7 7EZ For Alateen meetings phone 020 7593 2070
020 7403 0888
Drug and alcohol users requiring treatment will be assessed by the Primary Care Drug and Alcohol Service in the first instance. Only if the individual has complex care needs will a referral to the Beresford be made, including one or more of the following: severe and enduring mental health issues, severe and complex physical health problems, chemical dependence on both alcohol and opiates, pregnancy, high risk offending or those with a history of violent offending, high risk of suicide and serious self-harm.
020 3228 1700
The Primary Care Drug and Alcohol Service (PCDAS) is the main service for people with alcohol or opiate dependencies in the borough. It provides substitute prescribing, key work, community detox, referral on for inpatient services and referral on to the Complex Needs Service at the Beresford Project for those who require higher levels of support.
Service users must be at least 4 weeks clean of their drug of choice to attend. Aftercare service offers a twelve week rolling programme, which helps service users with substance misuse issues look at their negative behaviour patterns and address their underlying issues. Works on areas such as communication skills, anger, stress management, anxiety management, building social support networks, relaxation, triggers, high risk situations and coping mechanisms. Aim to help service users get back into work and education and try to ensure they move on to other positive occupations at…
020 8316 0116
Programme is a set of treatment options based in therapeutic interventions which aim to enhance a person's understanding of their drug use, their behaviours and their ability to change and to enable forward movement in their treatment and personal development. The programme is available to anyone over 18 who are accessing local tier 2 and tier 3 treatment services for class A drug use and those referred from probation (Greenwich and Lewisham only). The programme can offer one to one key work, structured group work and solution focused brief therapy.
020 8316 0116
A Domestic Abuse suite has been recently opened at Plumstead Police Station. The Police have access to phone downloading equipment, a portal for processing audio and video material. Installation of this hi-tech equipment will assist the police in achieving the best evidence when they prepare casework for the Crown Prosecution Service.
020 8284 9559
The Safer Greenwich Partnership has an arrangement in place for carrying out statutory domest homicide reviews when a homicide occurs and falls within the definition of Section 9 of the Domestic Violence Crimes and Victims Act 2004. These reviews are intended to identify lessons to be learnt about how agencies could have acted to prevent the homicide ocurring. A local protocol is in place that outlines the initial notification process for a domestic homicide and the framework for deciding whether a domestic homicide or serious case review progress will be followed.
020 8921 8396
Service designed to change the behaviour of perpetrators and thereby improve outcomes for children and young people. 26 week programme for those perpetrators aged 18 and over and who are parents. 10 week programme for 16-18 year olds. Support group offered for (ex) partners and parents. 1:1 sessions for female perpetrators, bisexual and transsexual men and women.
Forced marriage is illegal in England and Wales. This includes taking someone overseas to force them to marry (whether or not the forced marriage takes places, and/or marrying someone who lacks the mental capacity to consent to the marriage (whether they are pressured to or not).
020 7008 1500 (Ask for the Global responses centre)