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Community Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service East

About this service

CADAS is a service for people requiring treatment for dependency on alcohol or illegal or prescribed drugs. CADAS offers:

  • Structured treatment with psychological and social support
  • Prescribed medication where appropriate
  • Access to community and in-patient detoxification
  • Access to residential rehabilitation
  • Access to blood borne virus (BBV) testing and immunisation
  • Access to liver treatment services

Referral (how to access this service)

Referral via GP, health or social care services. No self referral.

Catchment (areas they serve)

East Dorset (including Christchurch, Wimborne, Ferndown, Swanage, Wareham, Blandford, Dorchester, Gillingham, Shaftesbury and surrounding areas)


Ferndown Local Office, Penny's Walk, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9JY
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Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

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