Chill Pill is a group led by staff at Wilton Villas and New North Road, under the supervision of a Clinical Psychologist.
This group is an open space for service users to talk about their drug and alcohol issues. Its purpose is to facilitate and encourage service users to create plans in order to make positive changes. It is hoped they will decrease the number of drugs and alcohol they are using, but even getting out of bed earlier or visiting family more are positive changes that are arising from this work.
This is a 10 week programme, and only those residents who signed up in the first 3 weeks have been allowed to continue with the course. As a number of service users have been part of this journey from the start and have progressed to week 7, this shows great commitment to the course, and is highly commendable! At the completion of the ten week course we plan to organise a celebration to deliver certificates to those who completed the course.