Waltham Forest Community Drug and Alcohol Team
About this service
The community drug and alcohol team provides confidential drug and alcohol services for residents of Waltham Forest aged 18 and over. Our drug service is for people who are opiate dependent or dependant on other drugs with additional complex needs. Our alcohol service is for dependent drinkers or problem drinkers with complex needs. We work in partnership with other service providers across Waltham Forest to provide a wide range of care to those with substance misuse issues.
CDAT services include: • advice and information • assessment • 1:1 key working and care planning • a range of psycho-social interventions • blood tests for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C • vaccination for Hepatitis B • referral to inpatient detox • community care assessments (for funding for residential rehabilitation) • aftercare planning • onward referral and access to a range of complementary services • support to families and carers • group work • substitute prescribing • GP Shared Care scheme • wound care clinic • needle exchange • liver function testing • community detox • relapse prevention prescribing
Referral (how to access this service)
Self referral or via other agency
Catchment (areas they serve)