local community drug and alcohol teams DAAT
Drug and Alcohol Teams (DAATs) are multidisciplinary teams that work within local communities to address substance misuse and addiction issues. DAATs typically consist of professionals from various disciplines, such as healthcare providers, social workers, psychologists, counsellors, and law enforcement personnel. These teams collaborate to develop and implement strategies for prevention, treatment, and harm reduction related to drug and alcohol misuse.
The primary goals of DAATs may include:
Prevention: Implementing education and awareness programs to prevent substance misuse and promote healthier lifestyles. This can involve community outreach, school-based interventions, and targeted campaigns.
Treatment: Providing access to effective treatment services for individuals with drug and alcohol addiction. This may include detoxification services, residential rehabilitation, outpatient programs, counselling, and psychosocial interventions.
Harm Reduction: Offering harm reduction strategies and services to minimise the negative consequences associated with drug and alcohol use. This can include needle exchange programs, opioid substitution therapy, overdose prevention initiatives, and outreach services for high-risk populations.
Coordination and Collaboration: Working closely with various stakeholders, including healthcare providers, social services, criminal justice agencies, and community organisations, to ensure a coordinated and comprehensive approach to addressing substance misuse.
DAATs are typically established at the local or regional level, with teams operating within specific geographic areas. They often collaborate with other organisations and agencies involved in the prevention and treatment of substance misuse, such as community health centres, addiction treatment centres, and mental health services.
The specific structure and services provided by DAATs can vary across different regions and countries. If you are seeking support for substance misuse or addiction, reaching out to your local healthcare or social services can help you access the appropriate resources and connect you with the relevant DAAT or similar services in your area.
Drug and alcohol teams (DAAT). Here is a list of local DAAT.
These are free to anyone with an addiction to drugs and alcohol.
You can always call us first for your nearest DAAT. We hold a list of every DAAT in the country, and will be glad to help. Alternatively you can find your local community drug and alcohol team on any search engine.
Acorn Recovery Projects – Lancashire
130 Mile End Ln
Tel: 0161 484 0000
BAC O’Connor Centre
126 Station St
Tel: 01283 537280
Camden Specialist Drug Services – Margarete Centre
The Margarete Centre, 108 Hampstead Road
Tel: 020 3317 6000
Change Grow Live
Tower Point, 44 North Road, Brighton
Tel: 01273 677019
Dorset South & East DAAT
South London DAAT
4 Palmerston Way,
020 8687 4598
Hampshire DAAT team
Elizabeth II Court,
3rd Floor West,
0300 555 1375
Hebron House, Stanley Avenue
Tel: 0160 343 9905
Kaleidoscope Project Birchwood Residential Treatment Centre
23-25 Ball’s Rd, Birkenhead
Tel: 0151 670 0033
12 Aldrington Rd
Tel: 020 8769 7674
Sefton Park rehab
10 Royal Cres
Tel: 0193 462 6371
The Bridges (Forward Trust)
128 Holderness Road
Tel: 0148 258 8454
162 St John’s Hill,
020 3228 1777
Blakes Ln, Hare Hatch
Tel: 0118 940 4411