Medway Pride CIC, MGSD Centre, 331 High Street Rochester Medway ME1 1DA 01634 408668
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Medway Active Recovery Service
423 High Street Chatham
Kent ME4 4NU  
Phone: 0300 123 1560

At Medway Active Recovery Service, we know that successful treatment starts with being there. Drugs or alcohol can affect many aspects of an individual’s life. We get to know the person, to understand exactly what they need to make positive changes. We work together with a number of local organisations to make sure we deliver an holistic service for our service users. We also work with significant others, those individuals who are supporting someone with substance misuse issues; this is our 5 Steps Carers Group.   Group work: Individuals can choose specific interventions according to their needs and where they are within the change process. We offer brief motivational courses, such as Introduction to Change which is designed to provide people with a chance to think about what of change they would like to make, as well as more structured workshops exploring lifestyle changes, problems people might be facing and how they can manage their thoughts, feelings and behaviours in a different way.

We offer the following group work:                                                                                                                  
1. Introduction to Change                                                                                    
 2. Mindfulness based Relapse Prevention                                                         3. Reclaim                                                                                                                
4. Recovery Skills                                                                                                   
5. Resilience                                                                                                           
6. Resolution and Alcohol & Wellbeing

Online Support: We also offer guided self-help, online support and a programme to support concerned family members and friends. Our treatment programmes allow us to work effectively with clients who are ready to make changes as well as those who remain ambivalent or lack the confidence about taking the next steps   

Harm Reduction Services: We provide to help reduce harm and they include Blood Borne Virus screening, immunisation and support; tailor made needle exchanges, safer injecting paraphernalia; safer injecting information and support; foil to smoke instead of injecting and needle bins. We also facilitate onward referrals to Intuitive Recovery, a group based programme aimed at supporting service users to maintain and develop enhanced coping strategies and relapse prevention tools.     

How you can get in touch You can use our online contact and screening form at any time of day here

and we will begin planning the next steps of your journey. If you have a quick question or need to change an appointment you can use our “Live Chat” button at the bottom of the screen when we’re freeIf you need to speak with a member of our team please call us on 0300 123 1560. We’re available 9am to 5pm on week days.If you need out of hours emergency support, you can call us on 0300 123 1560Drop-in: you can drop in to our hub anytime during office hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pmRefer to us via email:  

Use our referral form      

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