Turning Point focuses on providing a therapeutic environment, addiction awareness skills and substance misuse understanding, to support service users in developing their motivation and resilience to make lifestyle changes in relation to their individual rehabilitation pathway.
The programme involves a focused group work programme, reduce-the-use initiatives, dedicated 1:1 key working and care planning sessions with allocated Project Workers, health and wellbeing initiatives, art & music programmes and social initiatives.
The 6 month programme aims to create positive and meaningful change through an integrated programme of therapeutic, psychosocial and education programmes, with a focus on key skills such as, addiction awareness, managing cravings, reduce the use initiatives, developing honesty, communication skills, health and wellbeing, substance awareness, as well as lapse and relapse awareness and personal development
Participants engage in a personalised and individually formed care plan that includes group work, one-to-one key working sessions, interagency case management and shared care with GP and medical liaison, social initiatives and further external referrals. This component of the programme is provided in line with the National Drug Rehabilitation Framework. As part of this, with the service user’s permission, Sankalpa will engage with other agencies to ensure a care pathway designed to address each individuals service user needs and that this is developed in line with the NDRIC Protocols.
The therapeutic model is based on evidence based therapeutic tools; this includes the Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and reduce-the-use initiatives.