Substance Misuse

Substance misuse is problematic drug and alcohol use.

Initial intervention from other Tier 1/2 services (Universal and Targeted services) prior to specialist CAMHS involvement

Young people presenting with drug or alcohol intoxication refer to Health and Wellbeing Officer.

Cumbria Alcohol and Drugs Advisory service, CADAS

Service provided by Specialist Child and  Adolescent Mental Health Service – Tier 3

If the substance misuse is co-existing with a mental health difficulty, specialist CAMHS may provide assessment and intervention as appropriate and co-work with specialist substance worker.