Welcome to the Specialist Drug and Alcohol Service for Dumfries and Galloway
Our team consists of trained professionals with expertise in nursing, medical, social work, occupational therapy, outreach work, administration and support staff.
Working in partnership with Alcohol and Drug Support – South West Scotland and Addaction we offer a comprehensive service to people over age 18 years and over who have a dependency or complex problems related to alcohol or drug use.
What type of help can you expect?
A full assessment of your physical, psychological and social needs
A plan of care tailored individually to your needs, drawn up and agreed by you and an identified member of the team who will be responsible for the management and evaluation of your care
In order to meet the needs of a rural area we also have a team of community nurses and medical staff available in local clinics across the region
Examples of treatments available include:
Drug and Alcohol Service Annual Report 2012-13
Drug and Alcohol Service Annual Report 2013-14
Drug and Alcohol Service Annual Report 2015-16
Drug and Alcohol Service Annual Report 2016-17
Drug and Alcohol Service Annual Report 2017-18
We have two bases in the Region at:
Mon – Fri 8.30a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
The Specialist Service adopts an evidence based approach to treating drug and alcohol problems and views treatment as a key part of the Recovery Pathway.
Recovery plans are agreed and developed with the service users to address identified needs (physical, psychological and social).
We are committed to developing an integrated care model of service delivery in partnership with other agencies in the statutory, non-statutory and independent sectors, to better provide a more client-centred service. Our main partners are: