Project 6

Complementary Therapies

We provide a wide range of complementary therapies at Project 6, and anyone attending is able to access them free of charge on a weekly basis. The aim of the therapies is to support each individual with problems such as:

  • Withdrawal symptoms
  • Cravings for drugs or alcohol
  • Anxiety / Low mood / Depression
  • Sleep problems
  • Low energy levels

The complementary therapies that we provide are:

  • Reiki
  • Shiatsu
  • Reflexology
  • Indian head massage
  • Ear acupuncture
  • Electro-Stimulation Therapy (E.S.T.)
  • Emotional Freedom Therapy

Both the '5 - point detox' Ear Acupuncture, and the E.S.T. are therapies that have specifically designed to alleviate withdrawal symptoms and cravings experienced when reducing or stopping the use of drugs or alcohol. All the therapies are relaxing and enjoyable to receive.

Non-Chemical Detox Program

This is a four week intensive programme aimed at supporting those individuals wishing to stop using either an opiate or a stimulant drug completely. Individuals on the programme are able to access two therapies per day for the first two weeks, and two therapies every other day for the second two weeks.

Self Help

One of the underlying philosophies of the Complementary Therapy Service is that of self-help. We encourage and support all Service Users accessing Complementary Therapies to take responsibility for their own health. We offer:

  • Aromatherapy oils
  • Sleep and detox herbal teas
  • Ear studs to help with cravings
  • Relaxation Tapes
  • Bach flower remedies to support anxiety
  • Basic Nutrition Advice
  • Self help manual consisting of a variety of self help information
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