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STAR: Service for Trauma, Addiction and Recovery (Liber8 Lanarkshire)

Last updated: 18th July 2024

Type of service:


Need supported:

  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Mental Health
  • Personal Development
  • Re-integration


Improved access: people who have substance misuse issues will have improved access to specialist trauma therapy Improved mental health and wellbeing . Improvements in personal functioning: an increase in confidence, sense of self-worth, coping skills and functioning. Reductions of symptoms: such as anxiety, low mood, and risk.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Any agency, Self-referral

Individuals aged 16+ engaged in recovery from Alcohol/Substance use issues and extends to family members affected by a loved one’ alcohol/ substance use and trauma. Referral Route: Self-referral or referral by any agency. Assessment is undertaken to determine suitability.

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Further Information:

STAR is aimed at providing intensive specialised counselling for those in recovery who may have experienced Trauma which is interrupting their recovery journey; It also provides this service to family members who have been affected or have experienced Trauma through a loved one’ addiction issues. STAR provides: Individualised goal setting plan One to one specialist counselling Emotional Freedom Technique Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Group work sessions Group Programmes Referral onwards to other specialist interventions.