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NWSUFCF (The Forum)

North Wales Service User, Family and Carer Forum is a representative organisation established to gather the views and concerns of those who use, or have used, substance misuse and/or mental health facilities, as well as their Carers or Family Members, and act as a conduit between them and the relevant statutory bodies. Continue reading

Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS)Service User Consultation

Insight from Ieuan Davies

My name is Ieuan Davies, I was involved in the APB project of engaging active users of NPS in a consultation event to find out the street issues of NPS in Wrexham. Continue reading

Caniad launch

Health authorities and charities from across North Wales have signed a new charter pledging to involve people with experience of alcohol, drug and mental health issues in the delivery of their services. Continue reading

Making Every Contact Count (MECC)

What is MECC?

The MECC approach aims to empower staff working particularly in health services, but also partner organisations, to recognise the role they have in promoting healthy lifestyles, supporting behaviour change and contributing to reducing the risk of chronic disease. Continue reading

CAIS celebrates 40th anniversary

Service users, staff and partners joined charity and third sector service provider CAIS at three special parties to help mark the organisation’s 40th anniversary. Continue reading

Research project to confront ‘legal high’ use throughout Denbighshire

A pioneering new research project which aims to map the impact of so-called ‘legal highs’ launched throughout Denbighshire in May. Continue reading

Concerted Cross Sector Communications

A communications strategy has been developed setting out ways to engage with key segments of the population, this work is designed to challenge long held assumptions about the acceptability of alcohol and engage not only with the media, but local communities to help spread more responsible messages. Continue reading

Alcohol Demand Reduction

An update on activity and progress during quarter three 15/16 on the Reducing Alcohol Demand work stream. Continue reading

Flipped it

North Wales Police, in partnership with the Wrexham based social enterprise Eternal Community Media produced the innovative film entitled ‘Flipped It’, which was shown to an invited audience at Theatr Colwyn, Colwyn Bay. Continue reading

New service user and carer involvement service CANIAD

Hafal and CAIS win contract to provide an integrated mental health / substance misuse service in North Wales Continue reading