Dependency Recovery: REST

CamdenIslington

The REST (Recovery Experience Sleeping Tablets and Tranquilisers) Service supports adults experiencing difficulties due to taking benzodiazepines, tranquilisers, sleeping pills or other Z drugs.

This service includes support for adults who are dependent on prescribed benzodiazepines/Z drugs. Free and confidential services include:

  • support group
  • advocacy
  • counselling
  • monthly mindfulness session
  • outreach
  • liaison with prescribing services
  • family support scheme

Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • users of prescribed benzodiazepines/Z drugs
  • camden or Islington residents or those registered with a Camden or Islington GP
  • existing, recovering, past and potential users
  • carers, friends and relatives of users
  • people using minor tranquillisers illegally
  • people using minor tranquillisers in combination with other drugs

How to refer

GPs can make referrals via telephone, will need to provide patient name, contact number, address and DOB

Editable PDF / Word document Download Form

Referral methods: Email

Please email completed form to Melanie Davis, REST Project manager.

e: Melanie.Davis@cgl.org.uk

Self-referral

For self-referral use telephone number below.


Locations

REST

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Review date: Wednesday, 10 May 2023