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Torbay Drug and Alcohol Service

About this service


  • Drug and alcohol assessments for adults (18+) – this includes the full range of prescribed, legal, illegal and over the counter medication.
  • A named recovery Coordinator.
  • A named peer support volunteer.
  • Structured psychosocial interventions on a 1:1 and group work basis.
  • Group-work to support you at every stage.
  • Healthcare assessments.
  • Volunteering opportunities.
  • Blood Borne Virus Testing (Hep B/C and HIV) and Hep B immunisation.
  • Access to a Specialist Health Visitor to support families.
  • Assessment and referral to community based residential rehabilitation programmes.
  • Assessment for prescribing interventions including stabilisation, detoxification and reduction programmes.
  • Signposting and advice.
  • We can supply Naloxone, an antidote used to reverse the effects of a heroin overdose, and provide training on how to use it.

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency

Catchment (areas they serve)



Walnut Lodge, Walnut Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6HP
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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