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Community Drug & Alcohol Team

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The Community Drug and Alcohol Team work with anyone over the age of 18 whose drug and/or alcohol consumption is causing problems, which generally include withdrawal features.

Who We Are

We are a multi-disciplinary team of professionals comprising of:

  • Referral

    • We receive referrals from a GP or any other professional with whom you might be working.
    • Once you are referred you will be contacted to complete a screening form. If you are not suitable for CDAT you will be referred onto other services such as In-Dependence or Action for Children (AfC) who may be able to offer you additional support.
  • Assessment

    • If you are suitable for CDAT you will be offered an assessment. This gives us a comprehensive understanding of your drug and/or alcohol treatment needs and other medical, psychological and social needs.
  • Interventions

    • CDAT offer the following interventions:
    • 1-2-1 key working offering therapeutic support and individualised work. This might include Motivational Interviewing, Brief Interventions, Harm Reduction, Drug & Alcohol Star.
    • Substitute prescribing for opiate dependence with compulsory supervised substitute medication dispensing in participating community pharmacies.
    • Opiate in-patient and out-patient detox.
    • Alcohol in-patient and out-patient detox.
    • Relapse prevention work.
    • Risk assessment and risk management plans
    • Referral to other services such as PTI, Adult mental Health, Recovery & Wellbeing Service (RAWS) and referral to Decider Skills.
    • The duration of treatment varies depending on the individual's required treatment, their personal recovery journey and any complex needs and risks around them.
  • Useful Contacts:

Contact Us: The Oberlands Centre, Rue de la Corbinerie, St Martins, GY4 6SP - 01481 220000

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