The prison runs the Thinking Skills Programme (TSP), Resolve (programme for medium risk violent offenders) and Alcohol Related Violence (ARV). It also has arrangements with various external agencies to assist in the preparation for release, including NACRO (National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders), Move on East and Job centre plus.
HMP Wayland has a range of opportunities for offenders to help recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. A full support service is offered by RAPt (Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust), who work in close partnership with community DIP (Drug Intervention Programme) teams, the Integrated Drug Treatment Service and in programme delivery, through the 12 Step and Healthy Living Programme.
They also offers Alcohol Related Violence for hazardous drinkers and a alcohol awareness, delivered by education under the Social and Life Skills agenda. Both AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) operate in the establishment and there are peer supporters available on the recovery wings. Offenders can also reside on a Drug Free Wing, where voluntary regular drug and alcohol testing, combined with increased security, create a safe living environment for recovery.