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Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service

About this service

Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service is an adult (aged 18+) drug and alcohol treatment service. The service works with all levels of drug and alcohol misuse from legal highs through to cannabis and cocaine, as well as heroin and crack use, and offers:

  • intensive structured 1-to-1 and non-structured interventions
  • a mix of high and low intensity levels together with a specialist prescribing programme
  • an enhanced needle exchange programme
  • 1-to-1 keyworking, care planning and support
  • 1-to-1 structured care planned treatment and risk assessment for high risk service users
  • specialist health screening as well as Hepatitis B vaccinations and Hepatitis C and HIV testing
  • community-based detoxification services
  • relapse prevention work alongside prescribing interventions

Referral (how to access this service)

This service only accepts referrals via the Single Point of Entry for drug and alcohol treatment - call 0300 7900265. Service users who require drug treatment directly on release from custody are referred via the Drug Intervention Programme (DIP) Team as are those who are given a court ordered Drug Rehabilitation Requirement (DRR).

Catchment (areas they serve)

Derby City


St Andrew House, 201 London Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2TZ
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Opening times

Monday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Tuesday 12.00pm - 5.00pm. Wednesday and Thursday 9.00am - 7.00pm. Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm

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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