Coronavirus (COVID 19) update
Warwickshire CYPDAS are committed to supporting children, young people and families during this time, and would like to reiterate that access to specialist practitioners is still available. We are still accepting new referrals through the usual means, this may be by secure email, telephone, or post. We are especially keen to support children and young people from black and minority ethnicities throughout Warwickshire to ensure all communities can access support at the right time. We can also offer workforce training to professionals so if you feel this is an area in which your knowledge needs updating, please do get in touch. Read our full service update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) here.
About the service
A free, confidential substance misuse service for children and young people who need support around their own or another person’s drug or alcohol use. The service works with anyone between 5 and 25 years of age in Warwickshire.
Our caring and friendly health and wellbeing workers are available at a time that suits you and at a place where you feel comfortable.
Compass Stars (our hidden harm service)
Supporting children and young people who have been affected by another’s drug and alcohol use.
We offer age appropriate information, 1:1 support, workforce training, group work, health promotion, early intervention, whole family support where appropriate, safety planning and a multi agency approach.
Please find further details of our Compass Stars service here:
How the service can help you
Contact us if you need support:
- With your own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use
- Because you are affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use
How you can access the service
If you’re a young person, parent or professional and would like to refer yourself or an individual into the service, you can do so by using the referral form below.
Please include all information requested on the form (if known) and send to our secure email address email@example.com
If you feel that you, or someone you know, would benefit from our support, you would like some more information about the service, or to talk to a member of the team before referring, you can get in touch anytime via:
- Our confidential call back request form
- ChatHealth confidential text messaging on 07507 331 525
- Telephone on 01788 578 227 to speak to one of our friendly team
Our office hours are Mon-Thurs 09:00 to 17:00 and Friday 09:00 to 16:30 or we will get back to you within one working day outside these hours.
Urgent Mental Health support – provided by Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
For more information please see the leaflet below:
Meet the team
Hi I’m Stuart. My role takes overall responsibility for the management of CYPDAS Warwickshire, maintaining compliance of our commissioned services and ensuring young people receive the most effective, engaging service possible.
My name is Suz and I’m a health and wellbeing worker for Compass, based in North Warwickshire. I work with young people up to the age of 25, either with a substance misuse issue themselves, or affected in some way by another’s substance misuse. I am also the lead for sexual health and C-Card.
My name is Alastair and I’m a health and wellbeing worker for Compass, based in North Warwickshire. I work with young people up to the age of 25, either with a substance misuse issue themselves, or affected in some way by another’s substance misuse.
Hi, I'm Robyn. I am a health and wellbeing transitional worker for Compass.
My name is Abbie and my role within Compass is a health and wellbeing worker working with young people up to the age of 25.
My name is Helen Butler and I am the Health and Wellbeing worker for the Rugby area.
Help & support
For information about relevant health and wellbeing topics please expand the sections below.
I am aged under 11 years
I am aged 11-19 years (up to 25 years old with special educational needs)
Parents / Carers
I am a parent / carer
I am a professional