GDAS can offer you a wide range of services to address your drug or alcohol use.

Engagement Service:

This service can offer you the following:

  • Harm reduction services: Naloxone, needle exchange, safer injecting advice, sexual health services, blood-borne virus testing & vaccination
  • Outreach services including home visits
  • Brief Interventions and advice for those not seeking structured treatment
  • Online resources and self help materials for those not wanting to access formal treatment.

Active Treatment Service

This service can offer you the following:

  • Opiate substitute prescribing
  • Alcohol detoxification including home detox
  • Relapse Prevention prescriptions (Antabuse/Naltrexone/Campral)
  • Tailor-made treatment packages for all illicit drugs and alcohol including legal highs and new psychoactive substances
  • Evidenced-based therapeutic Interventions (Behavioural Control Therapy, Controlled Drinking / Social Behaviour Network Therapy / Motivational Interviewing)
  • Support and treatment for prescription drugs such as co codamol and tramadol
  • BBV/HIV testing & Vaccination
  • Complementary therapies
  • Group activities & Therapies
  • Health promotion including sexual health advice and contraception


This service can offer you the following:

  • Intensive Aftercare support packages
  • Detoxification support
  • Structured Relapse Prevention
  • Referral into inpatient detoxification orstabilisation and residential rehabilitation
  • Comprehensive recovery service
  • Diversionary activities
  • Structured day care programme
  • Volunteering programme
  • Bibliotherapy Materials
  • Online recovery resources
  • Peer-led community hubs
  • Peer-Mentoring Support
  • Mutual Aid
  • Week-end and evening recovery events


Criminal Justice Services

For those who are involved in the criminal justice system, we can offer the following:

  • Drug and Alcohol Arrest Referral in Police Custody Suites
  • Integrated Offender Management
  • Probation Liaison Service
  • Statutory Court Interventions:
  • Drug Rehabilitation Requirement
  • Alcohol Treatment Requirement
  • Rehabilitation Activity Requirement
  • Prison Liaison, throughcare and referral Services



Family & carer Support

We can also offer support to your friends, families and carers (see families section for more detail on types of support offered)

Research has shown that those people who involve their friends, families and carers in their treatment significantly increase their chances of sustained recovery. Wherever possible, we encourage you to involve your loved ones in your treatment and ongoing recovery.

For more information, contact one of our team on:  0333 999 35 77  or email