Opiate Drug Service offers assessment, support and interventions to thos eaged 18yrs using any opiate drug. There are naturally occuring optiates like heroin, morphine and codeine and synthetic (man-made) opiates like methadone and buprenorphine. A range of treatment options are offered once a comprensive assessment has been completed incluidng substitute precribing and psycho-social interventions (PSI). The service also offers a drop-in needle exchange, a specialist wound-care clinic, harm reduction advice and support.
Late night clinics until 8pm Wednesday and Thursday.
Non-Opiates Drug Service offers assessment, support and interventions to those aged 18yrs and experienced problems with non-opiate drug misuse. Non-opiate is a term used to describe all drugs other than opiate based drugs such as heoin or codeine, for example, cannabis, amphetamines, steroids, cocaine and crack cocaine and Novel Psychoactive Substances (or what were formerly known as 'legal highs'). The service also offers a drop-in needle exchange and harm reduction advice and support.
Late night clinic Wednesday 5pm-7pm 'Juice Clinic' for steroid users. Late night clinic Thursday until 7pm.
Alcohol Service offers assessment, support and interventions to those aged 18yrs experiencing problems with alcohol with aim to either reduce alcohol intake or to become abstinent. A range of treatment optiosn are offered once a comprehensive assessment has been completed including specialist prescribing and psycho-social interventions (PSI).
Late night service Wednesday and Thursday until 7pm.
Referrals for all services
Individuals can self-refer either by telephoning for an appointment or by drop-in to Sidney Street. Individuals who self-refer by drop-in will be assessed there and then. A referral can also be made by any professional such as a GP, social worker, pharmacist or social worker.