Carmarthenshire County Council's Substance Misuse Team works closely with the other substance misuse services in Carmarthenshire.
Carmarthenshire Alcohol Service is partnership between Hywel Dda Health Board, Carmarthenshire County Council & PRISM. We work together to ensure adults experiencing problems with their own or someone else's alcohol use can get the service they need.
If you need any help or advice relating to alcohol you can contact PRISM's Ymlaen service on 01554 741636
Carmarthenshire Drugs Service is a partnership between Hywel Dda Health Board, Carmarthensire County Council & Turning Point Cymru. We work with:
• People misusing drugs
• People aged 18 and over
• Friends and family who may be affected by someone else’s drug use
• Individuals wanting more information on drugs and their effects.
If you need any help or advice relating to Drugs you can contact Turning Point's Catalyst service on 01554 744377 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you prefer call into the office between 9.00 and 5 (4.30 on a Friday)
1-3 Vaughan Street
What Do We Provide?
Carmarthenshire County Council's Substance Misuse Team is a team of social workers who help people experiencing problems with their own or someone elses use of drugs or alcohol.
We aim to complement the other services by helping people who have the greatest risks.
We can help people aged 18 and over who live or are registered homeless in Carmarthenshire and must consent to meet with the team.
Sometimes the family are the one's most affected by someone's substance misuse. We can offer a range of services to try and tacke this, including carer's assessments, financial assistance, informal support and timeout for carers.
Form more information regarding the team and how to make a referral download the information leaflet Substance Misuse Team - How can we help?
Other services available in Carmarthenshire are:
Kaleidoscope Project run the RAPS service in Llanelli it is designed to give people who are criminally active quick access into treatment enabling them to reduce and stop offending in order to obtain drugs.
Turning Point - A social care organisation, Turning point is a provider of specialist and integrated services that meet the needs of individuals, families and communities across England and Wales. Turning Point run the Catalyst Service and the Carmarthenshire Life Skills Project.
Prism - Prism is a community based specialist agency offering free advice, support and information to people with problem related to their or someone else's use of alcohol.
Chooselife - Chooselife provides support, advice, and information in a friendly, non judgemental environment to both substance misusers and their families. By using a holistic approach when working with individuals and families, Chooselife cares for the whole person, their mind, body and spirit.
Helping Groups Grow - Helping Groups to Grow supports drug and alcohol misusers through group and one-to-one sessions as part of our Pathways to Recovery programme, across Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Powys.
Dan247 - A free and bilingual telephone drugs helpline providing a single point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to drugs or alcohol
Dyfed Powys DIP - Dyfed-Powys Drug Intervention Programme is an organisation based in the counties of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys, Wales providing advice and support to drug misusers, their families and friends.
Coleshill,Centre for Economic Inclusion brings together, under one roof, a set of services and amenities including training (Coastal project), employment related therapies, advice services, social settings, business services and more.
Service User website: www.coleshillcommunity.wordpress.com/