Prison drug and alcohol services

HMP Downview

About HMP Downview

Downview is a prison for women located in Sutton, Surrey.

Forward delivers substance misuse programmes at the prison including:

Clinical Services

Forward's clinical services are provided by a nurse/doctor and include opiate substitution therapy (OST) and detoxification.

All service users who receive clinical interventions also receive psychosocial support and can access Forward’s low-medium intensity, non-abstinence based group workshops/programmes.

Case Management

Forward’s Case Management services involve:

  • Comprehensive assessment of needs
  • Needs-led care planning
  • Individual key working sessions
  • Motivational enhancement
  • Delivery of low-medium intensity psychosocial group workshops
  • Relapse prevention
  • Release planning

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is aimed at those drinking alcohol or using drugs at harmful or dependent levels.

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is a programme tailored to individuals looking to break the cycle of addiction.