The Substance Misuse Directorate helps Sheffield residents aged 18+ irrespective of the substance use to engage in clinical treatment interventions. We are a city-wide service linking into all hospitals, community mental health teams, prisons, and rehabilitation placements. The service operates in the community and within hospital settings and has five dedicated beds for inpatient admission for detoxification.
Help is given to:
The three clinical services are:
Click on the links above to access the separate page for each service.
Our multidisciplinary clinical staff includes nurses, doctors, social workers and drug workers trained to work with people who have an addiction problem and all staff follow NHS rules on matters such as confidentiality. All clinicians receive on-going training to ensure a competent workforce is in place, which is able to deliver the required interventions according to national guidance and models of best practice. We are a multi-lingual service with clinicians speaking seven languages on site.
A range of treatment interventions will be available to all service users following referral:
If you would like to have a discussion about any available treatments please give us a call.
Please click on the links below to view our Service Leaflets:
Drug Services Click here to download the file
Alcohol Services Click here to download the file
Harm Reduction Team Click here to download the file
If you would like to access this service, please discuss your needs with your General Practitioner (GP) or other professional involved In your care. Unfortunately at this time self-referrals are not accepted, however, telephone advice can be given during opening hours by contacting the enquiry line.
143-145 Fitzwilliam Street
Tel: 0114 3050500
Fax: 0114 3050552
Referral Tel: 0845 2450370
Opening Hours: 5 day opening 9am-5pm
Late night Monday and Thursday 9am-7pm
Saturday 9am-12 noon for telephone advice for professionals
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Recent Service Acheivements
All our services offer community and inpatient detoxification options at assessment and as part of treatment reviews. All service users who undergo detoxification will receive clinical nurse specialist key work support to improve treatment effectiveness. All service users who wish to detoxify will receive clinical interventions, such as motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioural therapy and relapse prevention to support them in achieving positive outcomes. In some cases where the detoxification is started on an inpatient basis and clinical risk has been reduced, the detoxification is continued in the community with appropriate support.
All service users referred for inpatient detoxification will be supported to visit the ward pre-admission to ensure they are fully integrated into the care planning process
The harm reduction service through it's partner Turning Point will deliver the following interventions:
Overdose prevention training, including adult resuscitation to vulnerable service users
The clinics are led by Consultant Psychiatrists who have a special interest in the field of alcohol and drugs. The clinics offer the following services:
This page was last updated on 19th November 2012