For people caring for those with a mental illness along with a substance misuse issue (also known as a 'dual diagnosis') 'RETHINK' in Sheffield provide a variety of services including carer support.
Around 6 million people in the UK spend a significant proportion of their life providing unpaid support to family or friends. This can involve caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems. If you are supporting or caring for someone using substances you will be entitled to a carers assessment please contact RODA for more details.
The DAAT is currently consulting on a new carer support ambassador scheme, have a look at our Carer Support Consultation page for more information