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Drugs Service - Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Team (START)

About this service

The Non-Opiates Drugs Service offers assessment, support and interventions to those aged 18+ and experiencing problems with non-opiate drug misuse. Non-Opiates is a term used to describe all drugs other than opiate based drugs like heroin or codeine - for example, cannabis, amphetamines, steroids, cocaine and crack cocaine and Novel Psychoactive Substances (or what were formerly known as ‘legal highs’). The service also offers a drop-in needle exchange and harm reduction advice and support.

The Service operates from Sidney Street in the city centre and also provides outreach in other services and communities across the city.

Offers a support service for families and friends, call 0114 272 1481 for more details.

Referral (how to access this service)

Anybody can refer to Sidney St - you can do this for yourself if you need help. You can do it for someone else if they are happy for you to do so.

Catchment (areas they serve)



Sheffield Health and Social Care Substance Misuse Services, 44 Sidney Street, Matilda Street Entrance, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4RH
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Opening times

Monday to Friday 8am-8pm

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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