June 2018 Facebook Live : Life at the Sharp End

Join Ray Davies, one of Barod’s engagement workers, for a tour around one of our Needle Exchanges. Find out what they are for and how they help save lives and improve communities. Follow / like our social media pages to keep up to date with future Facebook live topics

Barod awarded Bronze level in the Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index

Barod is proud to announce that, following an assessment over the Autumn of 2017, we have been awarded Bronze Level in the MIND Workplace Wellbeing Index. The Index is a benchmark for best practice around supporting staff in their mental health and wellbeing.  Happy staff are better at supporting service users, and that is something … Continued

Do not go gentle …Substance misuse and ageing conference 2018

Do not go gentle… Substance misuse and ageing conference 2018. Alongside an ageing population we are seeing an increase in alcohol consumption in the over 50s age group, coupled with the use of prescribed medication and illicit drug use. Older adults who are affected by substance misuse don’t receive the same attention as younger people … Continued

Barod Staff Development Day

Barod held it’s annual Staff Development Day on Friday 11th May 2018. This year we focused on Wellbeing, announcing the exciting news that we received the BRONZE award in the Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index for 2017/2018. We also held a variety of training workshops on topics such as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Co-occuring Substance Misuse and … Continued

We Are Barod / Rydym Yn Barod

December 2017 brings us into a new era with a name change and rebranding. Drugaid Cymru has become BAROD. Barod is the Welsh word for READY.  It highlights our commitment to change – for individuals, for communities, for society and for ourselves. It reflects our strong Welsh roots and our commitment to promoting the Welsh … Continued

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