The Young Person's Drug and Alcohol Team is commissioned to provide treatment for substance misuse to young people under the age of 18. YPDAT also provides service for young adults 18-21 years old with an established pathway to adult services but will not be working with those who are misusing opiates and/or crack cocaine or are alcohol dependent. Those will be referred to STARS Southend Treatment and Recovery Service (CGL) - Adult Services.
Screening, Identification and Brief interventions
Comprehensive Substance Use Assessment followed by Recovery Care Plan
Psychosocial interventions including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioural Informed Therapy and Relapse Prevention
Group Intervention Programmes
Recovery Group Support
Support accessing stop smoking service