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Leeds Club Drug Clinic

 

What do you offer?

Leeds Club Drug Clinic will see anyone living in Leeds who is concerned about their club drug use.

We offer a range of talking therapies alongside medical prescribing where necessary to help people reduce the harm of and/or stop their club drug use.

If you live outside of Leeds there are some contact details below of services in other areas. If you are unable to find a service which covers your local area and would like support with this, please contact us and we will try to help you to locate the right service for you.

 

What happens after I contact Leeds Club Drug Clinic?

If you decide to contact us on the number below we will discuss with you what you concerns are, what you would like to achieve, and whether you would like an appointment with the clinic.

If you choose to make an appointment, we will ask you for some details for our records. This is completely confidential, and we do not have to share this information with you GP. We do not routinely share any information about individuals in treatment with the police, employers, family members or anyone else. Appointments are with either a doctor or a nurse trained in treating addictions.

Your first appointment will involve a discussion about your current circumstances and what you hope to get out of treatment. From this we work together to develop an individualised plan to achieve your goals. In this we usually include:

  • Current drug/alcohol use
  • Physical and psychological health assessment
  • Reasons for drug use, and also the difficulties associated with use
  • Circumstances surrounding use, and how to help you cope or avoid risky situations
  • What support you have from family/friends

As part of the treatment process we will also refer you to other services where necessary, for example urology services for ketamine bladder.

We have access to specialist practitioners who work with substance use in pregnancy and mental illness.

 

 

When can you see me?

Leeds Addiction Unit has clinics throughout the working week and some evenings. To make an appointment please contact us on 0113 295 1300 (please note, this will change to 0113 855 9540 on 1st November 2013). If there is no answer, please leave your details and we will get back to you.

 

 

 

For more information you can telephone  us to arrange a telephone chat – whether you’re concerned about yourself, someone close to you or just want further info

Telephone: 0113 2951300 – if no answer please leave a message and we will get back to you.

 

 

Leeds Citywide Harm Reduction (Adult service)

Offers advice and information around all aspects of drug use.  Conduct initial assessments to access support with drug use. Signpost and referral to other services within Leeds

drugsproject@st-annes (adult)- 66 York Street, Leeds, 0113 242 1161 (Opp the bus station)

BARCA (adult)- Harm Reduction Service, Upper Town Street, Bramley, Leeds, 0113 255 2227 (near Bramley Centre)

BARCA Harm Reduction website

 

 

Platform (Specialist service for young people)

20 York Place, Leeds, LS1 2EX, Tel: 0113 397 1300

Information and support for young people aged 10-19 with complex and problematic substance use. Prescribing clinic and nurse available.

Platform website

 

 

Multiple Choice

Community rehabilitation, access to residential rehabilitation

Multiple Choice website

 

 

Other services that may be of help

ADS- (adult) 18 East Parade, Leeds, 0113 247 0111—Open access counselling & aftercare for clients whose primary substance problem is alcohol.

 

Family, Friends and Carers

Carers Leeds 6-8 The Headrow, Leeds,LS1 6PT. 0113 2468338.

An organisation that offers confidential support and information to carers.

Leeds Sexual health (GUM) clinic 0113 3926724 or 0113 3926725 (open between 9- 4.30pm)Department of Genito-Urinary Medicine Sunnybank Wing, Leeds General Infirmary, LS1 3EX. Walk in clinic – Monday- Thursday from 9am, Friday from 10am.

The Marketplace 28 Kirkgate City Centre, Leeds LS2 7DR 0113 246 1659.Drop in centre for young people offering advice and counselling on a range of subjects affecting young people.

Samaritans 08457 90 90 90 provides confidential emotional support 24/7 to those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings.

Turning Point, Wakefield 01924 291358