Prison drug and alcohol services

HMP High Down

About HMP High Down

High Down is a male Local Cat B prison 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 have access to psychosocial support

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.

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. 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.

The Rapt Bridge Programme

The Bridge is a tailored programme to support people to break the cycle of addiction.