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The Open Access Service - East Riding

About this service

The Open Access Service provide support to patients but also to carers, family members and professionals seeking advice or signposting to other services. In a number of centres this service is enhanced by providing a harm reduction clinic to patients. The open access service provides immediate access points to treatment and help and advice. Those concerned about drug or alcohol use can access the service at a number of venues across the East Riding. The interventions offered include:

  • drop in service for clients and carers
  • drug-related advice and information
  • needle exchange/support
  • triage assessments
  • signposting and onward referral
  • brief interventions
  • solution focussed counselling
  • motivational interviewing
  • cognitive behavioural groups
  • recovery planning and relapse prevention groups

The open access service offers an outreach service so that you can be seen near where you live. Everything is confidential.

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency

Catchment (areas they serve)

East Riding


The East Riding Partnership, 7 Baker Street, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU2 8HP
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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