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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.


Keywork interventions in (phase 5) Reintegration

Interventions focussed on: strengthening community integration, 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.


Recovery communities

Groups of current and past substance or service users owning their own recovery. Groups may be actual or virtual (online) and support each other in their recovery.


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.