ABOUT ENFYS

Studies indicate that doctors, regardless of any stage of training and specialisation are a population highly at risk of developing addiction disorders (British Medical Association, 1998).

 

We offer free, on-going support (in English and Welsh) and after-care for anyone affected by, or at risk of, difficulties relating to an addiction.

 

We deal with all types of addiction, including alcohol, drugs (prescribed or illicit), gambling, sex, eating disorders and any other dependency or harmful behaviour. We help anyone who needs support in taking that first step towards recovery or wants to maintain their on-going recovery.  

 

We also welcome and provide advice and support for family members, partners and friends who are affected by these addictions. Confidentiality and mutual respect are paramount in all that we do.

 

We’re here to help.

 
OUR OBJECTIVES

Objective 1
Improve well-being of qualified doctors with addiction difficulties

Objective 2
Reduce barriers to help-seeking and provide access to on-going onfidential support for doctors

Objective 3

Provide on-going aftercare and peer based support services to medics in a community

Objective 4

Help to achieve successful and sustained recovery

 

THE ENFYS PROGRAMME

The programme is designed to offer on-going, twice weekly group therapy sessions, peer-support (from other doctors attending) and also opportunities for one-to-one counselling sessions and family therapy, if desired. The programme offers two group sessions a week, designed to offer further on-going support if required. Group timings have been designed to fit in with potential shift work, offering one morning and/or one evening session a week. Clients can attend either one or both sessions per week.
 

Each group session lasts 1.5 hr-2hrs.

 
 

LINKS

LIVING ROOM CARDIFF

www.livingroom-cardiff.com

The Living Room is a community based recovery centre that has an "all-addictions" approach and welcomes anyone who needs support to take that first step towards recovery or wanting to maintain their on-going recovery.

CAIS

www.cais.co.uk
CAIS is a registered charity and leading voluntary sector provider of personal support services in Wales.

BEAT THE ODDS

www.beattheodds.wales

Gambling affects many people in many different ways. That's why there are many different ways to get help. 

CYNNAL

www.cynnal.wales

Cynnal is a free confidential counselling service available throughout Wales for all members of the Clergy, Ministers of Religion and their families.

CONTACT ENFYS

CONTACT ENFYS

Wynford Ellis Owen
John Albert Room,
58 Richmond Road
Cardiff CF23 3AT
 

Telephone: 0779 646 4045
Email: wynfordellisowen@cais.org.uk

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