Collaborative Outreach Team
Working in partnership with the Harm Reduction Team, Digartref’s Substance Misuse and Complex Needs outreach team support individuals with complex support needs that impact on their housing situation including; substance misuse, mental health, offending etc.
An assertive outreach service is provided across Anglesey and Gwynedd and seeks to effectively engage with a broad range of people within our communities who are hard to reach and often isolated from support. The service adopts a holistic, person-centred approach and aims to reduce the harm associated with substance misuse, mental health, and homelessness.
Through this partnership the service can offer:
An initial and holistic needs assessment
An assigned support worker
Regular face to face meetings
Harm reduction interventions and support
Needle and syringe provision
Support and interventions while awaiting allocation for treatment
Information and advice on drug intervention, recovery programmes & structured treatment
Outreach mobile services into the rural areas of the two counties including drop-ins
Sign posting and onward referral to arrange of other services
Training and group work
Housing and homelessness advice
Support to promote health and well being
Welfare benefits advice
GP/dental registration advice
The overall aim is to improve the quality of life for people affected by substance misuse and reduce incidences of homelessness.
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