GDAS Peer Academy provides training and support for people with living and lived experience of substance use to enable them to volunteer in a wide range of roles within the sector. These include:
- Running a needle exchange
- Providing peer harm reduction services
- Manning reception areas
- Taking initial referrals
- Supporting other peers to access services
- Advocacy services
- Managing drop-in spaces.
GDAS peers also act as consultants for the Gwent APB and assist us to review services, policy and strategy as equal partners. For more information or to express your interest in joining the peer academy, please use the form to the left and one of our team members will get back to you.