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Kevin White Unit - Liverpool

About this service

The Kevin White Unit offers detoxification programmes for opiate dependent adults who are unable to detoxify within the community or who have been unsuccessful trying to do so. Drug detoxification and stabilisation services are delivered within a recovery framework and detoxification is supported by group work, psychosocial interventions, relapse prevention and referral to other support agencies.

The early part of a client’s admission usually involves assisted-withdrawal from various different substances, or stabilisation on substitute medication e.g. methadone. As soon as the client is able, the psychological and social (such as group work) components of treatment are introduced.


Referral (how to access this service)

You cannot self refer however our community teams at DART or Brook Place can refer you.

DART - 0151 234 5800 Brook Place - 0151 330 8260


Catchment (areas they serve)

Liverpool


Address

Smithdown Health Park, Smithdown Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 2HE
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Opening times

24 hours. The Unit is not a drop-in service and you must be referred by the community teams. Open on bank holidays.



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