NHS Specialist Drug and Alcohol Service (Dumfries & Galloway)

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Service Details Service Information
Service name NHS Specialist Drug and Alcohol Service (Dumfries & Galloway)
Address Lochfield Road Primary Care Centre
12-28 Lochfield Road
Town Dumfries
Postcode DG2 9BH
Telephone number 01387 244555
Fax number n/a
Website www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk
Health board area Dumfries and Galloway
Local authority area Dumfries And Galloway
Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP) area Dumfries And Galloway
Catchment Area Dumfries and Galloway
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) 18+, Non-gender specific
Service Access  
Opening days and times Monday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Service access By Appointment, Home Visits, Contact Address Required
Advice and information Yes
Counselling Yes
Counselling options One-to-One, Motivational Interview, Other (please specify below)
If other counselling options have been selected, please specify Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA), Cognitive Behavioural Integrated Therapy (CBit)
Detoxification as part of the service Yes
Detoxification options Home Based Detox, Outpatient Detox, In-Patient/In-House Detox
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, Eating Disorders, 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, Stepped care model for pyschological therapies, Dual Diagnosis, Prescribing psychotropic medication, Screening
Prescribing service  
Prescribing Yes
Prescribing options As part of the service, Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Naloxone, Benzodiazepine, Other (please specify below)
If other prescribing options have been selected, please specify Lofexidine, Pabrinex, Disulfiram, Acamprosate, Baclofen
Outreach service  
Outreach Yes
Outreach options Streetwork
Advertise outreach? Yes
Rehabilitation and other services  
Rehabilitation and other services provided Sexual Health, Other (please specify below)
If other rehab options has been selected, please specify Occupational Therapy, CBT Accredited Therapists, Non Medical Prescribers
Criminal justice services Yes
Criminal justice services options Court reports, Condition of a DTTO, Other (please specify below)
If other criminal justice options has been selected, please specify Condition of Community Payback Order.
Needle Exchange  
Needle exchange available? Yes
Needle Exchange Opening days/times Monday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Needle exchange services Citric acid, Water for injecting, Sterile spoons, Filters, Needles/syringe selection system, Foil, Pre-injection swabs, Condoms
Do you provide additional services? Yes
Needle exchange additional services Mobile Exchange, Facility for the return of used equipment
Do you provide specific clinic for clients who use Specific Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs (IPEDS)? No
Face to face advice is available Yes
Face to face options HIV, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Safer Injecting, Wound Care
Information services available Yes
Information service topics HIV, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Safer Injecting, Wound Care, Other (please specify below)
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, Dry blood spot testing, Other (please specify below)
HIV and hepatitis other Above services provided as part of wider NHS Drug & Alcohol services and not specifically by the outreach worker
Naloxone services  
Naxalone training available? No
Naloxone supply None