Renfrewshire Drug Service

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Service Details Service Information
Service name Renfrewshire Drug Service
Address Back Sneddon Street Centre
20 Back Sneddon Street
Town Paisley
Postcode PA3 2DJ
Telephone number 0141 618 2585
Fax number 0141 618 5267
Health board area Greater Glasgow And Clyde
Local authority area Renfrewshire
Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP) area Renfrewshire
Catchment Area Renfrewshire (PA1-PA12)
Type of service Statutory
Nature of service Community Based
Nature of Service Referrals from Any Agency, Self Referral, GP, Health Professional, Social Work, Court
Client access (please select all that apply) Under 16s, 16-18, 18+, Non-gender specific, Women with children, Couples with children, Men with children
Service Access  
Opening days and times Monday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
Tuesday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
Wednesday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
Thursday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
Friday: 8.45am - 3.55pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Service access By Appointment, No Appointment Required, Home Visits, Contact Address Required
Out of hours service details Mondays 5.30pm - 8.00pm appointments only and harm reduction service.
Substances treated/targeted  
Substances treated/targeted? Yes
Selected substances treated/targeted Heroin, Dihydrocodeine or other Opiates/Opioids, Cocaine, Amphetamine or other Stimulants, Cannabis or Synthetic Cannabinoids, Diazepam (Valium) or other Benzodiazpeines, MDMA/Ecstasy or other Empathogens, Ketamine, Methoxetamine or other Dissociatives, LSD and other Psychedelics, Solvents/volatile substances, Prescription medication, Over the counter medication, Alcohol
Advice and information Yes
Counselling Yes
Counselling options One-to-One, Motivational Interview, Cognitive Behavour Therapy
Detoxification as part of the service Yes
Detoxification options Outpatient Detox, In-Patient/In-House Detox, Detox By Referral
Family services  
Family services Yes
Family services options Carer support groups
Mental health service  
Mental health: does your service provide mental health support and advice? Yes
Mental health support options As part of the service
Mental health support option types Depression, Anxiety/Phobic disorder, Physical Abuse, Self Harming, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, Personality disorder
Mental health interventions Yes
Mental health intervention options Assessment tool to identify mental health problems for drug users, Suicide risk assessment/prevention, Brief Interventions, Dual Diagnosis, Prescribing psychotropic medication
Prescribing service  
Prescribing Yes
Prescribing options As part of the service, By referral, Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Naloxone
Rehabilitation and other services  
Rehabilitation and other services provided Advocacy, Alternate therapies e.g. acudetox, Groupwork, Sexual Health
Criminal justice services Yes
Criminal justice services options Court reports
Needle Exchange  
Needle exchange available? Yes
Needle Exchange Opening days/times Monday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
Tuesday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
Wednesday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
Thursday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
Friday: 8.45am - 3.55pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Needle exchange services Citric acid, Water for injecting, Sterile spoons, Filters, Needles/syringes packs, Needles/syringe selection system, Specific Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs kits, Pre-injection swabs, Magnetic mats, Condoms, Lubricants
Do you provide additional services? Yes
Needle exchange additional services Wound clinics, Facility for the return of used equipment
Do you provide specific clinic for clients who use Specific Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs (IPEDS)? No
Information services available Yes
Information service topics
HIV and hepatitis services  
HIV and Hepatitis training available? Yes
HIV and hepatitis options HIV Testing, HIV Counselling, Hep A & Hep B Vaccinations, Hepatitis A Testing, Hepatitis B Testing, Hepatitis C Testing, Hepatitis Counselling, Specialist Worker, Dry blood spot testing
Naloxone services  
Naxalone training available? No
Naloxone supply None
Further information Renfrewshire Drug Service is a joint Social Work and NHS Project.