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Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for common mental illness

CBT can help you to change how you think ("cognitive") and what you do ("behaviour"). It is particularly effective for depression and anxiety disorders.


Community reinforcement approach

Community Reinforcement Approach is a psychosocial intervention which aims to change the service users environment to support change in drug use.


Counselling (registered/accredited)

Counselling by a registered and accredited counsellor, exploring any difficulties, distress, dissatisfaction, or loss of a sense of direction experienced by a service user.


Family support

Family support is a collection of therapeutic approaches aimed at supporting the family and friends of service users.


Family therapy

The focus of family therapy aims to intervene in family relational patterns in ways that bring about productive change for the entire family. It focused on the sources of stress associated with drug


Keywork interventions in (phase 4) Completion

Interventions focussed on: Graduation from treatment: reviewing achievements, planning for reintegration, developing recovery capital and exiting formal treatment.



Care planning and case management activities to determine and monitor appropriate interventions, and maintain recovery momentum and safety in treatment.

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Mutual aid

Peer groups (most commonly 12-Step) in which members are both recipients and providers of support to achieve common goals.


Psychodynamic therapy

Psychodynamic Therapy is a psychological treatment for long standing emotional or behavioral problems.


Relapse prevention

Relapse prevention is an individual or group-based intervention for helping people maintain change to their substance misuse.


Residential and community rehabilitation

Residential and community rehabilitation is a therapeutic program of recovery for individuals with addiction problems. It can take place a residential or community setting.


Social behaviour and network therapy

This brief psychosocial intervention explores and builds service users’ social network support for changing drug-using behaviour.


Specific physical health interventions

This involves managing specific physical health problems, these commonly include hepatitis C, wound care.