Guidance on client handovers, notes chemsex consultations

GUIDANCE FOR CONSULTATIONS Is patient aware of how our chemsex services work? -Brief, 20 min sessions, focused on our primary responsibilities; chems use, goal achievement, change, harm reduction; not to be distracted by exploration of underlying issues, which is better left to qualified therapists. Make BEST use of brief time with us. Begin session with Read more >>

Tumulus, play at Soho theatre

The Dean Street Wellbeing programme is proudly supporting the second run of “Tumulus”, showing at Soho theatre for dates in April and May. There will be post show discussions to explore some of the complex themes within the play. TUMULUS· (visit Facebook page) When I first read the news I was shocked George was an Read more >>

All that our communities offer

We invite you to an event inspired by the social needs of many of our patients who seek community, friendships and connection beyond chemsex and hook-up culture. We are bringing together some people to celebrate and share some of the diverse and alternative recreational, sporting and social options for gay men in London. There is Read more >>

Sober sex training, for sex workers

Many of our community’s gay escorts, masseurs and tactile sex therapists are adapting the services they provide to include sober sex skills specifically for gay men adjusting to sober sex after a time dedicated to chems and chemsex. 56 Dean Street is hosting a workshop about sober sex especially for those escorts, masseurs & tactile Read more >>

Multi-agency chemsex professionals peer support group

About the group. This is a space for colleagues/therapists and other healthcare professionals working with chemsex clients/patients, who might like to participate in a supportive, peer supervision group. The group has been created by Stephen Morris and David Stuart. Stephen Morris is a forensic psychotherapist working with sexual offenders for HMPPS (Her Majesty’s Prison’s & Probation Read more >>

Chemsex court assessment tool, HMPPS

The Chemsex Court Assessment Tool On 25th September, 56 Dean Street was proud to co-host the official launch event for the chemsex court assessment tool, from HMPPS (Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation service). The tool is designed to support all disciplines working with and within the criminal justice system to be better informed about chemsex Read more >>


Come along to the Take a Break Workshop to find out what a short break from sex can mean for your health and wellbeing, watch the video below for more information and RSVP to if you would like to attend. Venue: 56 Dean Street Time: 6-7.30pm Date: Friday 17 March You’re invited to Ku Read more >>

Dean Street Wellbeing programme events for March

EVENTS THIS MONTH INCLUDE:- – Let’s Talk About Gay Sex and Drugs – Prime Take-A-Break workshop – The friday Night Kindness Cabaret – A Queer history; a pan-generational perspective, at 20th Century Fox – Sextroverts queer comedy – The ChemSex Monologues – (Details of our usual walk-in support services.) ******* Let’s Talk About Gay Sex and Read more >>

PrEP information evening

Some of us are considering PrEP; some of us are already taking it. Some of us are taking it every day; some of us – just time to time. Some of us are dating/shagging people on PrEP. What does it all mean? What does PrEP mean for our community? What does it mean for you? Do you Read more >>


An invitation to an event Impulse United is a group of socially active gay men whose purpose is to promote better sexual wellbeing & lifestyles within our gay/queer communities. Impulse chapters exist in nine cities across USA, as well as Bangkok, Mexico (x2), Beijing, Brazil (x2), New Delhi, Phnom Penh – and we’re very excited Read more >>