1 Specialist Alcohol & Drug Services in Lanarkshire This brochure describes what help is available within Lanarkshire s specialist treatment services. These include the North Lanarkshire Integrated Addiction Service (NLIAS), NHS Lanarkshire s Alcohol & Drug Services and the South Lanarkshire Substance Misuse Team. Use our service finder on the ADP website to locate the service that is nearest where you live
2 HOW EFFECTIVE IS TREATMENT? Treatment can work, despite what you might have heard. It can work well for you if it is provided properly and you are ready for it. According to our surveys, most users in treatment want to give up alcohol or drugs completely at some point in their lives. However, giving up completely is not the only option. If you re not ready for this, you can still benefit from reducing your alcohol and /or drug use, as you will feel better and be in a better place to start thinking about what changes you may need to make in your life. You should expect to be in treatment for at least three months, as this is the length of time found to be most beneficial. Some types of treatment are shorter than three months (like detox), but these are usually part of a longer programme. In 2008, a survey of people in treatment in Lanarkshire found that:
3 Most people were satisfied with their treatment and the staff at their services, and thought treatment had improved their lives The majority in treatment took less alcohol and drugs and found that the overall quality of their life had improved People with the shortest waits for treatment and people with up-to-date care plans were more satisfied Some clients thought their families didn t get enough support or were not involved enough in their treatment
4 FIRST STEP IN GETTING HELP Advice and information Local health services, such as GPs and pharmacies, will provide advice and information to help reduce the risks of your alcohol and drug use. You should be able to receive: > Information about the effects of drugs and alcohol > Support to help stop using drugs and alcohol, and to stay clean > Information about reducing the harm from alcohol and drugs, such as safer injecting, preventing overdose or tips on how to control your drinking > How to get help with other problems linked to your alcohol or drug use, such as health and housing > Where to go for further help
5 Starting Your Recovery Journey As well as the treatment itself, other services may be available, such as preparation for entering treatment, talking therapy, help with alcohol problems, harm reduction and treatment for infections caused by injecting.
6 Using drugs more safely You can get specific help to reduce the risks of drug use: this is called harm reduction. Most harm reduction is about preventing infections from needle sharing (particularly hepatitis A, B and C, and HIV), avoiding overdose and preventing other medical problems. Infections are a big problem half of all injecting drug users have hepatitis C, and other infections, such as HIV, are increasing. You may have an infection without realising it, so it s important to get tested. You can get free injecting equipment at needle exchanges and many pharmacies. As well as needles and syringes, some services hand out things like clean spoons, filters, wipes and citric acid.
7 Avoiding Infection & Overdose The staff should also be able to tell you how to dispose of your used works safely and will give you sharps bins for your used needles and syringes. Some needle exchanges have more specialised staff and should also be able to help you with: > Checking your injecting sites and treating abscesses > Arranging testing for infections > Arranging vaccinations and treatment for infections like hepatitis > Safer injecting and reducing the number of times you inject > Helping to stop other people from starting to inject > Avoiding infections and preventing the spread of infections > Reducing the risk of overdose
8 Other ways to get help Help to control your drinking Your doctor can offer help and advice about your drinking, alternatively you may wish to contact our local alcohol counselling services and talk to someone in person. Self-help Many alcohol and drug users also benefit from selfhelp networks such as Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous or Cocaine Anonymous. Research tells us that users who attend groups like this have better outcomes.
9 GETTING INTO TREATMENT Most people access treatment by finding their nearest service look at our service finder on the website as it has a list of services by area. Most people start treatment programmes simply by going to their nearest service. Alternatively, someone like your social worker, your GP, or someone at A&E may make an appointment for you.
10 Waiting times Starting treatment in the community will usually mean a short wait, although you shouldn t wait more than three weeks from the time you decide you want help to starting your treatment programme
11 Assessment Initially you will get your alcohol and or drug use assessed. There are three types of assessment which ones you ll get will depend on where you are and where you go to first.
12 Screening Screening is done by non-specialists such as a GPs, health centre workers, or social care workers. It is simply to check for drug and alcohol problems and to find out how urgently you need help. You will be asked about any other problems related to your alcohol and/or drug use and any immediate dangers. You may then be referred to one of our specialist services to start your treatment.
13 Triage assessment If you arrive at a specialist treatment service, or are referred there, you will first get a triage assessment. The aim is to find out what treatment is most suitable for you. You will be asked questions to find out how serious your problem is, how urgently you need help and how motivated you are to be in treatment. At this stage you might get an initial care plan to address any urgent needs before moving to the next stage. If your needs are less serious, you could remain on this plan until you leave treatment. After triage, you will probably be referred for a comprehensive assessment, either at the same service or at another one. Alternatively, triage and comprehensive assessment may be combined into one assessment.
14 Comprehensive assessment A comprehensive assessment is for people with more serious alcohol and/or drug problems. The aim is to find the exact nature of drug and alcohol problems, and any other problems such as health concerns, psychological problems, housing or child care issues. Comprehensive assessment may take some time, because it will take longer to co-ordinate all the different types of care that you need. For example, if you need prescription drugs, a doctor will have to see you. Or you may need to see a psychologist. The aim of this assessment is to get the important information to help you and your keyworker develop your care plan.
15 Drug testing If your main problem is heroin, your assessment will involve drug testing, with your agreement. A urine or saliva sample will be taken. Regular testing is necessary for any treatment involving prescribing and essential for checking your progress.
16 Risk assessment Risk assessment is likely at every stage. This is to find out if you might cause harm to yourself or others for example, if you have attempted suicide or overdosed.
17 My Recovery Action Plan
18 Keyworkers and Recovery Action Plans After assessment you will be getting ready to start what is called structured treatment. When you start structured treatment you will be given a keyworker, who will be your main contact at the service. Who your keyworker is will depend on where you are. Keyworkers could be social care workers, nurses, or other health and criminal justice professionals. You will meet this person regularly to discuss your current situation, treatment and progress on your Recovery Action Plan. Together you will look at the goals you have set and decide if you have met them. You will then update them regularly and move forward by agreeing new goals.
19 Moving On - Community Supports During keyworking, you should regularly receive different kinds of support. Your keyworker will also put you in contact with any services you might need, such as education and housing. You might also get other things like talking therapy, if your keyworker is able to provide them. Maintaining a good relationship by keeping in regular contact with your keyworker is very important. You must let your keyworker know about any changes in your life that may affect your treatment. Your keyworker should be able to help you through this process and help you arrange all the support you need to stay stable. When you have achieved all or most of your goals, you could be ready to leave treatment. Your keyworker should be able to help you do this and you may agree an Recovery Action Plan together to help with this.
20 Recovery Action Plans Recovery Action Plan are very important and everyone in structured treatment should have one. You and your keyworker will write your plan together. It s an agreement between you and the treatment service on a plan of action. The aim is to sort out your drug and alcohol problems and to help reduce risks to yourself and people around you. The plan should set out the goals you want to achieve during treatment and identify who is responsible for doing what, over what period of time. It will include details of the different types of treatment you will need. It will describe all the things you need help with and cover three main areas alcohol/drugs use, health and social issues (such as work and housing). The plan should be short and easy to understand, and you should receive your own copy. It should not be done to you but written, agreed and signed by you and your keyworker. Recovery plans should be reviewed regularly by those involved in your treatment. You will get opportunities to review your own progress with your keyworker and request a specific review if necessary.
21 Outcomes Your keyworker should regularly review your progress in treatment. This will help to show your progress in reducing your drug and alcohol use, as well as the other improvement you have made in the other areas of your life
22 COMMUNITY TREATMENT The Recovery Action plans of people in structured treatment might contain other community-based treatments. Prescribed treatment Prescribed treatment Most people with drug problems will get prescription drugs through a doctor. The big choice for you is whether you go through detox or stay on prescribed drugs for the time being. The most common treatment for people who use heroin (or similar drugs) is substitute prescribing. You will be prescribed a substitute drug usually methadone or buprenorphine (Subutex ) to take instead.
23 Prescribed Treatments Some drug users agree to be prescribed less and less medication over time to get them off drugs this is called community detoxification. Others may be kept on a steady dose for longer this is known as maintenance. You and your doctor will work out how much substitute medication you need. The doctor may start you on a smaller amount, to make sure you don t overdose, and then build it up over a few days or weeks. It is important that you feel comfortable on the dose you are given. Your prescription will change as your treatment progresses.
24 Substitute Prescribing There are national guidelines for substitute prescribing if you are unhappy with your treatment, let your keyworker know. Your treatment should be more than prescribing alone you should be getting other services to help you, which should all be in your Recovery Action Plan. These other services could include harm reduction, information on sexual health, hepatitis B vaccination, treatment for infections (like abscesses), talking therapy and other support to help motivate you through your treatment.
25 Talking therapy Talking therapy is much more than just a friendly chat. It should be carried out by a trained and competent professional, who will help you face your problems, suggest ways to resolve them and give you clear goals. If you receive a formal talking therapy, it will require you to work on your problems. It could be learning what triggers you to use alcohol or drugs, and then developing new ways of thinking or behaving. There are many forms of talking therapy. These may help you with your addiction, and any anxiety or underlying depression (if you suffer from these). Talking therapy should be included in the care plan you have agreed with your keyworker and you will be expected to attend these appointments. Most specialist services will provide this.
26 Structured Day Programmes Structured day programmes usually run a series of activities. You will attend the service at fixed times (usually 3 5 days a week). These programmes often include group work, talking therapy, education and life skills, and creative activities.
27 Need Extra Help? Some people need to go into residential treatment. People often go into residential treatment because they want extra help to stay sober or get drug-free and stay clean. Sometimes people with complex problems need hospital treatment to get them stabilised on medication. There are two main types of residential treatment inpatient treatment and residential rehabilitation.
28 In-Patient Treatment There are three main types of places where you can get inpatient treatment: > General hospital wards (usually medical wards) > Psychiatric Wards in the General Hospital > Residential rehab units with detox units You could get any one of these types, depending on how ill you are and beds available. You will normally get into inpatient treatment through our specialist services. It is important to have proper support in place for leaving inpatient treatment, so you can maintain any positive changes you have made and not relapse. This should be in your Recovery Action Plan before going into inpatient treatment.
29 Inpatient Treatment Inpatient treatment usually takes place in hospitals and rehabs, and provides: > Detox, to clear you body of alcohol/drugs. You will be given medication and medical help to make this less unpleasant > Help with health problems linked to alcohol/drug use (such as liver problems) >Stabilisation on medication > Urgent medical care
30 Residential rehabilitation Usually known as rehab, this usually involves a stay of weeks or even months, and a complete break from normal life. Rehabs normally have a mixture of group work, talking therapy, and other practical and work-related activities, to give you useful skills for when you leave. There are about 30 rehabs in Scotland. There are different types of rehabs with different programmes to suit different people. You should be able to get a choice of which rehab to go to. Like inpatient treatment, you will access rehab though a specialist treatment service. The service will decide how ready you are and help you prepare for your stay. It is important to realise that almost all residential rehabs are drug-free environments, so everyone going there will have gone through detox before arriving. This detox could be in the rehab itself, a hospital or your local community.
31 After treatment Once you have been through any type of structured treatment, you will may need help in sustaining your recovery in the community. You might want to think about volunteering, further education or employment If you don t reach all your goals it s important that you keep trying. Not everyone manages to recover at the their first attempt. Your local treatment service should understand this, and you should be able to give it another go. Alternatively, you might want to try a different type of treatment. The important thing is to keep going.
32 Maintaining Your Recovery You might need more support you when you leave treatment. There are many community based services which should help you to hold on to the successes you have made in your treatment and help you get back to a more normal life. There are two main types of support that you might need: > Alcohol/Drug-related support this may include help from community services, help in preventing relapse, and self help support groups such as Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous or SMART Recovery. > Non-drug-related support support to help improve your life and environment. This may include housing, education and employment. You may be getting this kind of support during treatment and it should continue afterwards, for as long as you need it. Your keyworker should help you access the local services that will continue to provide you with the support you need to maintain your recovery.
33 Quality of treatment When you start treatment, it should be the best quality treatment available. Doctors and treatment services, and their staff, work to national standards. We review the performance of treatment services each year.
34 Service user involvement A good-quality treatment service involves clients in their own treatment. The service you attend should encourage service users to comment or even complain about their treatment, without fear of negative consequences. And you should be involved as a partner in the development and reviewing of your Recovery Action Plan. Services should provide information about our local advocacy network (Lanarkshire Addiction Recovery Consortium). This organisation can provide support and represent you if necessary.
35 A service user s responsibilities Observing house rules as defined by the treatment service, e.g. > Not using drugs or drinking on the premises > Treating staff, other clients and visitors with dignity and respect > Observing no smoking policies > Specific responsibilities set out in the Recovery Action Plan, such as keeping appointment times, taking the prescribed amount of medication at the times advised and doing the things you said you would!
36 The service user s charter As a treatment service user, you should expect to receive: > A comprehensive assessment within a specified number of days > Access to any treatment service within three weeks > Full information about your treatment options > An individual Recovery Action Plan, which you are involved in developing and reviewing > The Recovery Action Plan should be agreed and signed and a copy given to you > Respect for your privacy and dignity > Confidentiality and an explanation of any circumstances where information might be given to others without your specific consent. You should be able to choose what information about you can be shared with someone else An opportunity to get a second opinion on your treatment > User involvement, with opportunities to have some input into the development of the treatment service > An easily accessible and effective complaints system.
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