Prism provides a drug and alcohol advisory service across mid and west Wales, covering Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. In addition, through Clearway, we provide Drink Drive training further afield.
Below are outlines of the different parts of Prism and the services they provide. To find out more about their services and locations just click on the relevant link.
Ymlaen is the adult alcohol service. It provides a free confidential service for adults over 18 who would like help or advice regarding their use of alcohol.
Sudds is the Specialist Under-18 Drink & Drugs Service. Offering free and confidential information, advice and support on both drugs and alcohol to under 18’s. They also provide advice and training for others working with young individuals or groups and prepare specialist reports.
DIP is the Drug Interventions Programme (DIP). This is the key government initiative to address drug related crime by engaging drug users in treatment and offering wraparound support to help the offender deal with other issues in their lives. Since its introduction in 2004 acquisitive crime, which is largely related to substance misuse, has fallen by 32%.
Clearway provide Drink-Drive Rehabilitation courses as prescribed and licenced by DETR. Courses are held in Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion, Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot for those convicted of a drink drive offence and subsequently referred by the courts.
Coastal - operating in Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire & Ceredigion Prism Coastal aims to help those with a drug and/or alcohol issue to overcome barriers to work and education, including access to education and training opportunites and work placements.