Community Addiction Recovery Service (CAReS)

Service Details Service Information
Service name Community Addiction Recovery Service (CAReS)
Address Community Health Clinic
19 Douglas Street
Town Hamilton
Postcode ML3 0BP
Telephone number 01698 368711
Fax number 01698 368727
Health board area Lanarkshire
Local authority area South Lanarkshire
Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP) area North and South Lanarkshire
Catchment Area Hamilton, Blantyre, Bothwell, Uddingston, Stonehouse, Larkhall
Type of service Statutory
Nature of service Community Based
Nature of Service Referrals from Self Referral, GP, Health Professional, Social Work, Court, Other (please specify below)
If other Nature of Service referrals has been selected, please specify Prison
Client access (please select all that apply) 16-18, 18+, Non-gender specific, Couples, Women with children, Couples with children, Men with children
Service Access  
Opening days and times Monday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday: 09.00am - 4.40pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Service access By Appointment, Home Visits, Contact Address Required
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
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 Home Based Detox, Outpatient Detox, In-Patient/In-House Detox, Detox By Referral
Mental health service  
Mental health: does your service provide mental health support and advice? Yes
Mental health support options As part of the service, By referral to specialist unit
Mental health support option types Depression, Anxiety/Phobic disorder, Physical Abuse, Sexual 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, Crisis Resolution, Dual Diagnosis, Screening
Prescribing service  
Prescribing Yes
Prescribing options As part of the service, By referral, Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone
Rehabilitation and other services  
Rehabilitation and other services provided Advocacy, Drug testing, Education and Training, Groupwork, Sexual Health, Talks/training, Stalls at exhibitions/seminars
Needle exchange available? No