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Community Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service West

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)

Weymouth, Portland, Sherborne, Beaminster, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Cerne Abbas, Puddletown and surrounding areas


Weymouth Community Health Centre, Weymouth Community Hospital, Melcombe Avenue, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7TB
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Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

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Help and advice

What to do in an emergency

If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

What else to do in an emergency