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2 This guide has been produced by Wirral Drug and Alcohol Action Team (DAAT). It lists local sources of information, advice and support for anyone affected by drugs or alcohol. Copies of this guide are available on request from Wirral DAAT. Please telephone Large format booklets and audio tape copies are available on request Wirral Daat Contact Details Old Market House Hamilton Street Birkenhead Merseyside CH41 5AL Tel: Fax: This guide is also available on the above website. Arabic Hindi Urdu Vietnamese Bengali Chinese Drug & Alcohol Services Wirral Support for Recovery

3 This service directory has been fully supported and endorsed by InnerAction, a Wirral based service user group (please see page 10) and Voluntary and Community Action, Wirral (VCAW). Key contact details for help and advice Tel: for drug advice, support and action 24/7. FRANK Tel: National helpline for drugs and alcohol advice. Public transport For information on public transport available to enable you to attend any of the services listed within the directory please ring: 2 For additional copies or further information contact Wirral DAAT on Merseytravel s Traveline: Monday - Friday 7am - 8pm Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays 8am - 8pm Closed Christmas Day. 3

4 Welcome Wirral Drug and Alcohol Action Team (DAAT) brings together a wide range of local public bodies and voluntary organisations that are all concerned with the effects of drug and alcohol use in Wirral. The DAAT is responsible for coordinating and delivering the local strategy to reduce the harmful effects of substance misuse on individuals and on the communities they live in. Contents Cat Service category Page 1 Advice lines and support groups 06 2 Drug & Alcohol Treatment 18 3 Families and carers services 42 The Government strategy sets out three main themes: Reducing demand for both drugs and alcohol Restricting Supply making the UK an unattractive destination for drug traffickers Building Recovery in communities working with people who want to tackle their dependence on drugs and alcohol. 4 Children and young people s services 47 5 Counselling and Mentoring services 57 6 Health services 62 7 Mental health services 69 8 Women s services 72 9 Services for minority groups 77 The strategy also provides for better education and information with early drug and alcohol intervention for young people and families. 4 Wirral DAAT has compiled this directory to make people aware of the drug and alcohol services that are available in their locality. It also provides brief information on a full range of general services that provide help, advice and support to those people and their families who are affected by drug and alcohol misuse. We hope that you will find this booklet useful and a tool for finding the help and support that you may need. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in this directory at the time of printing. The publishers do not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions. Inclusion in the publication does not imply endorsement by Wirral DAAT. If you are one of the organisations listed in this directory and require a change or amendment to the information, please contact the DAAT on Welfare and housing Employment services Community safety services Index Acknowledgements 102 5

5 Advice Lines And Support Groups ACTIF Tel: Advice Lines and Support Groups ACT Helpline (Wirral) Tel: Drugs advice, support and action 24/7. Advocacy in Wirral 68-74, Woodside Business Park, Birkenhead, CH41 1EP Tel: Provides advice and representation to people experiencing mental health problems including alcohol and drug issues. Also includes: welfare benefit, housing advice, support through complaints procedures/appeals, support in care planning meetings Note: they no longer provide debt advice Al-Anon Family Groups UK and Eire Tel: every day 10am - 10pm. Offers understanding and support for families (including young people) and friends of problem drinkers. Alcoholics Anonymous Tel: Information on services provided by AA with links to local support groups. Alcohol Client Treatment Involvement Forum is a group of people whose lives have been affected by alcohol issues. They help each other to get the help they need and influence changes to local alcohol services. CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) Tel: pm midnight Friday, Saturday and Sunday (answer phone 24/7) For when you need to sort your head out. Ring to talk about your problems or anything that may be bothering you. Carers Helpline Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm. Delivering a wide range of local support services to meet the needs of carers in our community. For advice and information on issues that affect carers. Cheshire Carers Centre Tel: Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm. Delivering a wide range of local support services to meet the needs of carers in our community. Advice Lines and Support Groups 6 7

6 Advice Lines and Support Groups Cocaine Anonymous Helpline Tel: From outside the UK: +44 (0) From UK mobile phones: am - 10pm seven days a week. Community Legal Services Direct Tel: National line: Mon Fri 9.00am pm Sat 9.00am pm Provides confidential advice on issues such as debt, benefits, housing and employment. Can also refer you to your local advice service for face to face information. Drinkline Tel: (24 hour) Worried about your own or someone else s drinking? Call this free helpline, in complete confidence. Hepatitis C Trust Helpline Tel: Monday Friday 10.30am pm (except bank holidays). HEP C Trust is the National UK charity for HEP C and has been operating since 2001, it is a patient led and patient run organisation and almost all of its board, staff and volunteers either have Hepatitis C or have had it and have cleared it after treatment. Local Involvement Network (LINk) Tel: A chance for everyone to say what they think about their local health and social care services - what is working well, and what is not so good. It is independent, free to join and has the potential to change services for the better. In April 2012 LINk will become Local HealthWatch. Advice Lines and Support Groups FRANK Tel: (24 hour) Text: Friendly, confidential drug advice and information. FRANK can also put you in touch with local services. HealthWatch currently being planned to start in April 2012, Local HealthWatch will be the local consumer voice for people who use and need health and social care services. It will take over from the Local Involvement Network (LINk) and will also have responsibilities to provide advice & information and to help people navigate their way around the care system. Gamblers Anonymous Tel: (24 hour) Manchester office:

7 Advice Lines and Support Groups InnerAction Tel: or InnerAction is a group for individuals who are involved with drug and alcohol services. Day to day peer support is offered by service users for service users. The group meets on a weekly basis. helping people rebuild their lives and regain their self-esteem acts as a forum for service users to voice their views to improve the delivery of services supports individuals in empowering them to be involved mutual peer support training/volunteering opportunities opportunities to be represented on Drug and Alcohol Action Team strategy and delivery groups activities. Ring to find out more. Intuitive Recovery City View House, 5 Union Street, Ardwick, Manchester, M12 4JD Tel: Summary of provision: Educationally based abstinence intervention for people seeking reduction or cessation in drug or alcohol use, including prescription medications. Peer Led Learning OCN accredited short skills based course teaching the key skill of saying NO, wherever you are or whoever you re with. Through ARCH Initiatives, Phoenix Futures and Wirral Drug Service. National Debtline Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm, Saturday 9.30am - 1pm. Narcotics Anonymous Tel: (10am - 10pm) or (24 hour) Local contact: Support for all drug addiction problems. Will link you with local support groups. National Domestic Violence Helpline Tel: Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women s Aid and Refuge. Advice Lines and Support Groups 10 11

8 Advice Lines and Support Groups NHS Smoking Helpline Old Market House, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, CH41 5AL Tel: Local Tel: Monday Friday 9am 8pm Weekends from 11am 5pm Support and advice for those who wish to stop smoking NHS Direct Tel: Textphone: For health advice and information available 24 hours. parentline (free telephone support) support at live chat which can be accessed via our website at parent forums parenting groups information leaflets Release Tel: (24 hours 7 days a week) Information and advice about legal, social and health aspects of drug use, including dealing with police and courts. Samaritans Tel: A listening service offering emotional support. Advice Lines and Support Groups Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) Tel: Family Lives CAN Mezzanine, East Road, London. N1 6AH Please see our website for area offices. Tel: Parentline Textphone Saneline Tel: (6pm 11pm daily) Mental Health telephone helpline providing information and support. Worth Talking About (see page 43) Shelter Tel: (8am 8pm Monday to Friday, 8am 5pm Saturday and Sunday) A housing advice helpline. 12 Family Lives is a national charity that works to transform the lives of families making happier relationships, happier families and a stronger society. mutual support and care Social Services (Wirral) Central Advice and Duty Team Tel: Out of hours emergency service:

9 Advice Lines and Support Groups Terrence Higgins Trust Terrence Higgins Trust 5 Bridge Street, Birkenhead, CH41 1AS Tel: (Wirral Office) (THT Direct) Monday - Friday 10am - 10pm Saturday/Sunday 12pm - 6pm Provides HIV support and information. (Please see page for full listing.) Service provided include: HIV fastest clinic (Wednesdays 5-8pm) outreach to men who have sex with men face to face with men who have sex with men group work services for minority groups sexual health outreach/drop-in information and advice Support Groups C the Difference - Hepatitis C Support Group Tel: or C the Difference is a support group for individuals affected by the Hepatitis C virus, including their families and carers. mutual support and care advice and information on e.g. treatment, coping skills help to develop further contacts and networking opportunities basic information service for other agencies. Please phone for further details of group meetings. Advice Lines and Support Groups Wirral Domestic Abuse Helpline Tel: National line Open 24/7 24 hours 365 days a year. Advice and support for women and their children who are experiencing or have experience Domestic Abuse Access to Refuge and Outreach support via helpline 14 15

10 Advice Lines and Support Groups Reachout Beechwood Advice Centre, Unit 16, Beechwood Drive, Beechwood Wirral, CH43 7ZU Head Office in Tranmere Head Office: Operates throughout Wirral providing training, support and advice in, or near, your home. Service provided include: Community Issues Jobs CV Support Employment advice Education and Training Debt advice Housing issues Welfare benefits Victim Support and Witness Service Merseyside Central Office, WECC, Everton Brow Liverpool, L3 8PU Tel: Victim Support is the national independent charity for people affected by crime (victims and witnesses), their family and friends. Trained staff and volunteers offer free and confidential advice, information, support and practical help after crimes, including burglary, assault, harassment, domestic violence, rape and murder. All contact is in the strictest confidence. Witness Service will help with information on the police, court procedures and criminal justice system. It also helps prepare compensation and insurance claims and information on attending court. Advice Lines and Support Groups Also at: Beechwood Advice Centre, Beechwood Wirral Tel: or The Quays Woodside Business Park, Shore Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 1EL Tel: The Quays is an exciting new Recovery Community project led by services users for service users. The Quays is a recovery community that offers advice and support to anyone whose life has been affected by substance misuse. 17

11 Drug and Alcohol Services Drug and Alcohol Services The Alliance 32 Bloomsbury St. London, WC1B 3QJ Helpline: The Alliance is a charity based, user-led organisation which provides advocacy, a helpline and training services to people currently in drug treatment. Its priorities are to support the right of people to be involved in their care provide accurate advice and information on the rights of people receiving treatment advocate on behalf of people receiving, in their opinion, inappropriate care promote harm reduction provide volunteering and employment opportunities for drug users. ARCH Initiatives 23 Conway Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 6PT Tel No: Direct: Monday Friday 9am 5pm Wednesday 9am 7pm Services Provided: drop in service syringe exchange facility (daily) structured support structured day care services residential rehab assessments family service relatives support group stimulant service drug intervention programme (DIP) Young Adult (18-24) Service Delivered in partnership with Forum Housing to responsible specifically to the distinct needs of young adults. Service provides specialist advice and support to young adults who are concerned about their substance use and offers access to education, training and employment services. Self referral via drop in or telephone, referral from any other organization. ARCH provides a range of different services. For more information on which services would be most appropriate to your needs please contact a member of staff. Facilities provided: disabled access home visits can be arranged if required. Drug and Alcohol Services Out of hours appointments available on other evenings by arrangement ARCH Initiatives offers a very wide range of services to individuals affected by their own or someone else s substance use

12 Drug and Alcohol Services ARCH Initiatives Aftercare Service Unit 4, Craven Business Centre, Bentinck Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 4HH Tel: Monday Friday 9am 5pm Wednesday 9am 7pm The Aftercare project works with people in recovery who have become illicit drug free or are completely abstinent from alcohol or drinking within the guidelines for safe drinking limits. The project also works very closely with other abstinence and aftercare services. drop-in service group work sessions one to one key work support access to education, training and employment advocacy, advice and support e.g. for housing and welfare benefits IT suite for computer training, art and craft programmes, catering training drama sessions. self referral via drop in or telephone referral from any other organisation. ARCH Initiatives Birchwood Residential Detoxification Unit Birchwood, 23/25 Balls Road, Oxton, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH43 5RF Office Tel: Helpline: Twenty bedded unit, providing residential detoxification and stabilisation programmes for drug and alcohol treatment in a safe and supportive environment. medical support therapeutic support life skills alternative therapies supported referral and discharge plans Who is service for: Adults 18+ seeking detoxification or stabilisation meeting assessment criteria. Referrals accepted from agencies, GP s, self referrals, hospitals and relevant professionals. Referral can be made via, letter, phone, fax and . Placements are subject to referral criteria and suitability of referrals and assessment outcome. Drug and Alcohol Services 20 21

13 Drug and Alcohol Services ARCH Initiatives The Archway Centre and Cafe Argyle Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 6AG Office Tel: Helpline: Monday to Friday, 9.00 am until 5.00 pm The Archway Centre offers a full range of alcohol treatment services under one roof and provides advice and information to anyone concerned about their own or someone else s drinking. Help is also available for cocaine users, particularly those who drink at the same time Drug and Alcohol Services The centre also provides a coffee shop and healthy eating café open to the public. A drop in advice service is available. No appointment is needed

14 Drug and Alcohol Services 24 Expert Patients Programme Ground Floor, Rutherford House, Warrington Road, Birchwood, Warrington WA3 6ZH Tel: A self-management recovery course that runs over six weekly sessions each lasting two and a half hours. Course covers: problem solving, goal setting, communication skills and relapse prevention. The Independence Initiative Balliol Road, Bootle, Liverpool, L20 7EJ Tel: The Independence Initiative is a drugs rehabilitation partnership. works with people on a strictly one to one basis assists in change and avoiding relapse works with individuals, agencies and the community to facilitate the long-term rehabilitation of people with a history of drug misuse and also provides support for their families provides a personal programme, addressing individual needs, overcoming barriers to social inclusion and assisting reintegration into the community. provides a wide range of support for people who wish to remain drug free We only accept referrals through other drug services i.e. ARCH Initiatives, Phoenix Futures and Wirral Drug Service. Phoenix Futures Upton Road, Bidston, Wirral, CH43 7QF Tel: This service is a residential rehabilitation unit to help substance misusers become drug-free in a safe and supportive environment where residents can use groups and key work sessions to explore issues around their drug use. long term programmes (six-nine months rehabilitation) made up of a series of stages residential detox subject to appropriate assessment re-entry phase towards the end of the programme to support transition to independent living floating support for clients who remain in Wirral, once they have left the programme. Who is the service for? Adults 18+ with substance misuse problems that meet the assessment criteria. Referral from anyone, including the client, by telephone, letter, or . Residential placement is subject to appropriate and satisfactory assessments being completed by both the local authority (social services) and the agency delivering treatment services. Assessments for Wirral residents are carried out on behalf of the Social Services Department (page 72) by ARCH Initiatives (page 12). The acceptance of a referral to any residential project is dependent on meeting the acceptance criteria for that specific project. Drug and Alcohol Services 25

15 Drug and Alcohol Services Phoenix Futures 50 Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, CH41 5AE Tel: Fax: am pm (unless otherwise stated) Evening work as required. floating support services - support with their tenancies for individuals who have substance misuse problems supported housing scheme - supported housing tenancies for individuals with a history of substance misuse problems who are now drug free Drug Intervention Programme (DIP) Engagement Service - (opening hours 10am pm, evening work as required) support for individuals who have stopped attending criminal justice services and drug services Town Centre Outreach and Engagement Team - working with drug and alcohol users in Birkenhead town centre, particularly focused on the homeless and their engagement and treatment. Sharp 17 Rodney Street, Liverpool, L1 9EF Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm SHARP (Self Help Addiction Recovery Programme) offers non-residential day treatment for adults with drug and alcohol dependence. The programme runs for 48 days over 11 weeks and is focused on total abstinence and ongoing recovery through networks such as 12-step fellowships. Tel: Services include: individual counselling interpersonal group therapy gender groups family sessions workshops recovery assignments continuing care service Drug and Alcohol Services Referral only. Please ring for more details. Service User and Carer Project Manager Tel: Leading the active contribution and inclusion of current and future ex-service users and carers in the improvement of performance and quality of drug and alcohol services in Wirral. The Brink Parr Street, Liverpool, L1 4JN Tel: Liverpool s first alcohol-free café bar and late night entertainment venue, with a healthy focus. A recovery hub, the premises also house meeting spaces and a service area from which a variety of recovery-oriented services operate on a sessional basis

16 Drug and Alcohol Services Services include: alcohol-free café/bar venue programme of events meeting/presentation rooms available for hire a variety of recovery-oriented sessions on-site (contact for details) Social Services Adults Department (please see page 90) The Social Partnerships Birkenhead: Moreton: Rock Ferry: Seacombe: Woodchurch: Supports people with drug and/or alcohol problems within the community. Services include: local drop-in service one-to-one support advocacy help with CV and jobs escorting people to initial appointments provides alternative therapies drop-in centres include: Spider Project Tel: or Unit 60, The Quays, Woodside Business Park, Shore Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1EL Spider offers people who have stopped using drugs the chance to drive their life forward. They provide a wide range of group workshops and activities (Creative writing, Photography, Football coaching and Outdoor pursuits to a drug-free population. These are aimed at relapse prevention, confidence and self esteem building and peer mentoring. Referrals can be made via Wirral based drug services such as ARCH Initiatives, Phoenix Futures and Wirral Drug Service, and they will also accept self-referral. Syringe Exchange As well as the Lodge Harm Reduction Centre the following pharmacies are a selection of those which also provide a syringe exchange service. Alliance (Boots) Pharmacy 206 Bedford Road, Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, CH42 2AT Tel: Mon - Fri 9am - 1pm and 2.15pm - 6pm Sat 9am -1pm and 2.15pm - 5pm. Alliance (Boots) Pharmacy 30 Hoylake Road, Birkenhead, CH41 7BX Tel: Monday - Friday 9am pm Saturday 9am - 3pm Drug and Alcohol Services 28 29

17 Drug and Alcohol Services Claughton Pharmacy Claughton Medical Centre, 161 Park Road North Claughton Tel: Monday - Saturday 7am pm Sunday 9am - 4pm. Couper & Coulter Pharmacy 296 Old Chester Road, Rock Ferry, Birkenhead CH42 3XD Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm Saturday 9am pm. Egremont Pharmacy 9a King Street, Wallasey, CH44 8AT Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 6pm L Rowland Pharmacy 73 Market Street, Birkenhead, CH41 5BS Tel: Monday - Friday 9am pm Saturday 9am - 1pm. Saturday 9am - 1pm. Lloyds Pharmacy Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton Road, CH49 5PE Tel: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 10pm Saturday and Sunday 9am - 10pm. Townfield Pharmacy 3 Townfield Close, Noctorum, CH43 9JW Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 6pm Saturday 9am - 1pm. Victoria Pharmacy 100 Victoria Road, New Brighton, CH45 2JF Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm (closed for lunch 1pm pm) Saturday 9am pm (closed for lunch 1pm pm). Wilsons Chemist 17 The Crescent, West Kirby, CH48 4HL Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm Saturday 9am - 1pm. Drug and Alcohol Services 30 L Rowlands Pharmacy 2a Chadwick Street, Moreton, CH46 1QT Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm Saturday 9am - 1pm. Lee s Pharmacy Ltd Hoole Road, Woodchurch, CH49 8EG Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm Wynn Ellis Pharmacy 32 Poulton Road, Wallasey, CH44 9DQ Tel: Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm, 2.15pm - 6pm Saturday 9am - 1pm. 31

18 Drug and Alcohol Services 32 Trust the Process Conway Street, Birkenhead, CH41 6JE Tel: Provides councelling and day treatment for those affected by drug issues. Services also include: 12 step workshops music and art therapy big book study recovery meetings Volunteer Mentoring Project Provided by the Council for Voluntary Services (CVS) 46 Hamilton Square, Birkenhead, CH41 5AR Tel: This project is run by Wirral Community Voluntary Services in partnership with Wirral Drug & Alcohol Action Team. Its aim is to offer additional support to substance misusers who want to achieve positive changes in their lives. Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) Alcohol Services 1st Floor, The Stein Centre, St Catherine s Church Road, Birkenhead, CH42 0LQ Tel: Fax: Monday to Friday 9am 5pm Drop in available call for details CWP Alcohol Service offers advice, information, and treatment to individuals 18+ whose is life adversely affected by alcohol. The service is free and confidential, available to individuals wanting to know more about safer drinking and how to minimise the effects of harm associated with alcohol use. Clients can be seen at the Stein Centre or at other venues to suit them such as One Stop Shops, CVS, Sure Start or their GP. Dependent Drinkers Dependent Drinkers with An Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) score of 16+. No waiting for individuals who attend drop-in facility, seen without an appointment. Referral assessment between one and two weeks. Offers help to any professional or member needing information, advice or support around alcohol use. Under 18 s are referred on to local Young People s Services. Following assessment some clients may be referred to another service, or discharged. Not a prescribing/crisis service. Engagement Opening Times Monday to Friday 9am 5pm Drop in times: (can be seen without an appointing Evening appointments can be arranged. Advice Information Signposting Support into service Maintaining engagement with services Alcohol screening and support services are currently available at the pharmacies listed below. Drug and Alcohol Services 33

19 Drug and Alcohol Services Dependent Drinkers Service (18+) The Stein Centre, St Catherine s Hospital, Derby Road, Birkenhead CH42 0LQ Tel: daily drop-in without an appointment home visits structured treatment packages advice on sensible drinking choice of appointment venues one to one group work access to detox and rehab support for family and friends training for local agencies older persons engagement worker (over 65) onward referral alcohol screening and brief interventions at the following pharmacies: Monday Friday 9am 5pm Open for drop-in without an appointment Monday to Friday pm 4pm or Tuesday Friday 10am 12pm Also late clinics on Wednesdays from 5pm 7pm (appointments only). Support is available to family and friends of active clients this is arranged through clients service practitioner. Harm Reduction Team (18+) Tel: Based in Woodchurch, the team sees people in a variety of settings in the community such as general practices and one stop shops. The service aims to support people that drink in a manner harmful to their health, thus preventing them from becoming dependent on alcohol and reducing the incidence of long term ill health such as cirrhosis, coronary heart disease, cancer and depression. alcohol screening and brief interventions (ASBI) training in ASBI to other professionals harm minimisation approaches structured treatment up to four sessions early response, no waiting to be seen appointments at venue of client s choice older persons worker (over 65) group work access to home and residential detoxification access to structured day programmes and after care access to residential rehabilitation onwads referral. Referral (from anyone) accepted by drop in, phone, fax etc. Facilities provided: Some home visits and out of office appointments. Disabled access to Hamilton Square office ground floor only by the use of steps or ramps. Drug and Alcohol Services 34 Harmful drinkers are usually drinking at levels above those recommended for sensible drinking. Harmful drinkers show clear evidence of some alcohol related harm. Alcohol screening and support services are currently available at the pharmacies listed below. For further updated lists of pharmacies in your area telephone the Medicine Management Team at Wirral Primary Care Trust on

20 Drug and Alcohol Services Asda Pharmacy Seaview Road, Wallasey Boots 36 Liscard Way, Liscard Claughton Pharmacy 161 Park Road North, Claughton Dale Pharmacy 224 Bebington Road, Rock Ferry Egremont Pharmacy 9a King Street, Wallasey Miriam Pharmacy 320a Laird Street, Birkenhead Rowlands Pharmacy Greenway Road Surgery, Birkenhead Rowlands Pharmacy 9 Princes Pavement, Birkenhead Swettenhams Chemist 41 Church Road, Tranmere Swettenhams Chemist 176 Bebington Road, Bebington Swettenhams Chemist 18 Allport Lane, Bromborough Tesco In-Store Pharmacy Telegraph Road, Heswall Wirral Drug Service Treatment and Recovery Service St Catherine s Hospital, Church Road, Tranmere, Birkenhead, CH42 0LQ Tel: All of the Wirral Drug Service s facilities are accessible by public transport and have wheelchair access information about each of the services provided is detailed over the next 2 pages. Please note: The redevelopment of St Catherine s Hospital will be completed in September Wirral Drug Service will relocate on this site over the intervening period. Please check before visiting the service(s). Specialist Drug and special projects team provide: assessment and care planning women s clinic Tuesdays between 10.30am 1.00pm detoxification service substitute prescribing support and advice onward referral access to residential detox complementary therapies onward referral Stimulant Nurse to support workers experiencing problems with crack cocaine. Dual diagnosis to support mental health service users who are using drugs. Hostel workers to support service users who are living in or require hostel accommodation. Drug and Alcohol Services 36 Tesco Pharmacy Bidston Link Road, Bidston 37

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