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Drug and alcohol support

Organisations who can help if you are having problems with alcohol or drugs.

 

Drinking

There is a single 'front door' to alcohol treatment in Sheffield.

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust's Open Access service can: 

  • assess drinking habits

  • advise and support anyone wanting to make changes to their drinking habits 

We offer triage assessment, brief and extended brief interventions and provide onward referral where necessary into other services.

 

Arrange an appointment

We accept both professional and self referrals.

Call us on 0845 3451549.

You will be offered an appointment within 5 days.

Appointments are available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, with some evening appointments also available.

We will try our best to find an appointment that suits you.

Find alcohol support organisations on Help Yourself.

 

Drug misuse

There are two ‘end to end’ drug treatment services commissioned by Sheffield DACT, where you can access any help you need within one service.

Opiates

If you are using Opiates (heroin or any other opiate based drug) then you need to go to The Opiate Service:

Telephone: 0845 245 0370 or 0114 305 0500.

Drop-in Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

The Fitzwilliam Centre
143-145 Fitzwilliam Street
Sheffield
S1 4JP

This is a free, confidential service.

Non Opiates

If you are using Non Opiates (any non-opiate based drug including crack and/or powder cocaine, new psychoactive substances or ‘legal highs’, amphetamines, cannabis, ecstasy), then you need to go to the Non Opiate Service:

Telephone: 0114 272 1481.

Drop-in Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Sidney Street Service
44 Sidney Street
Sheffield
S1 4RH
please use the Sidney Street entrance to access the service, labelled ‘Sidney Street Service’.

This is a free, confidential service.

Both services accept referrals from professionals as well as self-referrals/drop-ins.

  

Contact the Drugs and Alcohol Co-ordination Team (DACT)

Sheffield DACT works as part of the Safer and Sustainable Communities Partnership which includes representatives from Health, ourselves, Probation and the Police.

We work with partners to reduce the number of people misusing drugs in Sheffield. We work with partners to reduce alcohol related harm, including levels of alcohol related crime and antisocial behaviour and to moderate the drinking culture in Sheffield.

We ensure drug using offenders can access treatment quickly and effectively and work to reduce the health harm and levels of crime and antisocial behaviour caused by drug and alcohol use.

We work with the Safer and Sustainable Communities Partnership, the agencies who provide treatment, the people who receive treatment and their carers, to develop and improve treatment services, and ensure that those who need treatment get it as quickly, easily and efficiently as possible.

Contact details

Phone: 0114 2736851

Fax: 0114 2736984

Email: dact@sheffield.gov.uk 

  • Modified: Mar 16, 2015 9:14:33 AM