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Drug Services

Drug Services for adults in Torbay are provided by three organisations:

Torbay Primary Care Drugs Service (Torbay Care Trust)

Walnut Lodge
Walnut Road
Chelston
Torquay
TQ2 6HP
Tel: 01803 604330
Fax: 01803 604359
We are a statutory (NHS) provider of drug treatment. The team of consists of nurses, social workers and addiction counsellors, as well as two GPs with Special Interest in substance misuse who work alongside 27 GPs across Torbay. We provide either substitute medication (methadone and buprenorphine/subutex) or psychosocial treatments alongside a range of care-planned interventions to drug users assessed as having mild to moderate needs with a drug dependency.
We offer 'Open Access Sessions' for self referral into drug treatment (including access to EDP & DPT/Shrublands drug services) with no requirement to book appointments. Concerned others can also attend these sessions for information and advice at the following venues:
LocationDayTime
Room 6
Paignton Library and Information Centre
Great Western Road
Paignton
TQ3 5AG
Tuesdays
Initial assessment for drug treatment.
Advice & Information
10am to 12 noon
Brixham Connections
The Interview Room
Town Hall
New Road
Brixham
TQ5 8TA
Tuesdays
Initial assessment for drug treatment.
Advice & Information
1.30pm to 3.30pm
Shrublands House
8 Morgan Avenue
Torquay
TQ2 5RS
Wednesdays
Blood Borne Virus Session; Screening,
Vaccination & Advice
3pm to 5pm
Shrublands House
8 Morgan Avenue
Torquay
TQ2 5RS
Wednesdays
Initial assessment for drug treatment.
Advice & Information
5.30pm to 7.30pm
‘HealthWize’
105 Union Street
Torquay
TQ1 3DJ
Fridays
Initial assessment for drug treatment.
Advice & Information
10am to 12 noon

Torbay Specialist Substance Misuse Service

Shrublands House
8 Morgan Avenue
Torquay
TQ2 5RS
Tel: 01803 291129
Fax: 01803 215601
Advice, treatment, information and support for alcohol and drug users, their families, and friends. Includes prescribing, counselling, and onward referral to other agencies or rehabilitation centres. Referral via Torbay Primary Care Drugs Service (Torbay Care Trust).



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