About HMP East Sutton Park
East Sutton Park is an adult and young offender women’s prison located in Maidstone, Kent.
Forward delivers substance misuse programmes at the prison including:
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.
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
Living Safely - Drug and Alcohol
Living Safely is a series of workshops that provides safe coping skills to minimise the risk of harm and relapse among drug and alcohol users. It is a low intensity intervention for individuals with varying levels of drug or alcohol problems. This includes binge drinkers or those who simply want to learn more about the effects of drugs/alcohol and how to use or drink more safely. Living Safely is accessible to service users undergoing clinical interventions (e.g. opiate substitution treatment).
Living Safely Drug consists of 13 90-minute workshops, Living Safely Alcohol consists of eight. It is recommended that individuals attend at least four workshops and engage with the entire programme where possible.