We Are Here With You can support young people and families during the lockdown and beyond
Parent Partnership Programme
Parents and families Our Parent Partnership Programme has never been busier and we are supporting lots of families across Kent during this concerning time. Families can call for ‘drop in’ style support or refer for scheduled sessions on 01795 500881 We Are With You also have a webchat where YP or families can get help and advice online support instantly if they are worried about their own or someone else’s drinking or drug use or their mental health. This can be found at https://www.wearewithyou.org.uk/
The Kent We Are With You team have collaborated with the UK harm reduction group ‘Drugs and me’ https://www.drugsand.me/en/ to produce this guide to withdrawal. This was made bearing in mind the
potential for involuntary withdrawal during the pandemic and has information which could be applicable for adolescents and adults so please read and distribute as appropriate. A guide found here.
Covid-19 Mini-Podcast This podcast is approx 7 mins in length and we made it for adolescents and young adults who use substances and alcohol. It offers reflections on some of the harm reduction measures that must be taken to avoid the spread of the virus as well as practical elements of how drug and alcohol use is affected by lockdown. It has been shared widely nationally – Listen here