General news

  • Support for the Festive Period

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We know that Christmas can be a time for celebration and relaxing with loved ones; we also know that it can be an extremely difficult time for those in recovery who have worked so hard to reduce or stop their drug or alcohol use during the year. If you require […]

  • Alcohol Awareness Week

    It’s Alcohol Awareness Week, and this year the theme is “Alcohol and Families”. Alcohol Concern have partnered with Adfam with the aim of starting an honest conversation about the impact of alcohol on individuals and their families, to signpost those who need help towards support, and to call for better support for those suffering as […]

  • Volunteers’ Week 2017

    “You are all very special and your assistance is so very much appreciated” We have just reached the end of Volunteers’ Week, which is an opportunity for us to celebrate all the hard work and dedication of our incredible Volunteers and Peer Mentors. The support they provide is invaluable to the service, so we’d like […]

  • Professionals Open Day – Gravesend

    Professionals Open Day – Gravesend Are you a local professional interested in how the West Kent Drug & Alcohol Wellbeing Service works? Would you like the opportunity to meet our staff and network with other local partner agencies? We are holding an Open Day for professionals at our Gravesend office on Friday 30th June – […]

  • Remembrance Day

    On July 21st services had a  Remembrance with hubs holding events to remember those they have lost. Here are a few photos from the Tonbridge Team, they organised a tree to be placed in reception a few days prior with little Doves which our staff and service users could write memory’s on. They then bought bio-degradable […]

  • NHS Health Trainers across our services

    NHS Health Trainers – Could a Health Trainer help you? NHS Health Trainers can support you with your Change, Grow, Live journey and also with other aspects of healthier living, for more information please follow this link.

  • Great News for CRI and the West Kent Recovery Service

    Contract Announcement I am delighted to welcome you to the CRI West Kent Recovery Service website: We are extremely proud to have secured the contract for the delivery of adult drug and alcohol services for the residents of Dartford, Gravesend, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells for the next five years, and are looking forward […]

  • Recovery Exhibition shows ’Broken crayons still colour’

            Recovery exhibition shows ’Broken crayons still colour’   A vibrant splash of colour will brighten County Hall, Maidstone, next week as works by Kent artists, in substance misuse recovery, are displayed in the ‘Art in Recovery’ exhibition. Showcasing the positivity and creativity that comes from being in recovery the show aims […]

  • Keith’s Story

    Keith’s story I found treatment alright. I had a detox and I’ve made a lot of friends in recovery. I’ve done groups, they were quite good. I liked going to the activities because we have a really good laugh. What you have to work out is your triggers. My triggers are stress. It sounds simple […]