Addiction can take many forms including:
- illegal drugs
- prescription medication
- solvents, aerosols
North Ayrshire Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services (NADARS) offers confidential support and advice to anyone affected by addiction.
Tailored support can include:
- group work programmes
- occupational therapy
- home visits
- mental health services
- naloxone training and supply
- needle exchange
- opiate replacement therapy
Accessing our services
Referrals can be made by anyone, including self-referrals.
If you or a member of your family is aged 16 or over and is affected by an addiction, contact us. You can ask your GP to refer you, or complete and return a referral form (Word,34kb).
What happens next?
- You will be seen within 3 weeks from referral.
- We will complete an assessment.
- If you meet eligibility criteria we will create a recovery care plan. Your family will be invited to be part of this process.
There may be a charge for support services. Your care manager will discuss this with you.
Ward 5, Woodland View
Ward 5 is a residential unit, at Ayrshire Central Hospital, that provides a specialist service for residents of Ayrshire and Arran, over the age of 16, who have an alcohol and/or drug addiction and mental health issues.
Access and referral to Ward 5 is done through NADARS.
For addiction related training email email@example.com or call 01294 322339.