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Details
Service offered....

Casework and outreach service for homeless people in Edinburgh with mental health, alcohol and drug related problems. Referrals, advocacy, information and advice on health education/harm reduction.

Target group
Homeless people with mental health, drug or alcohol problems. Street work service - homeless people.

Client Access
16-18,18+,21+, both sexes, couples, women with children, couples with children, men with children.

Area served
Edinburgh.

Advice and Information
Yes

Service information....

Detoxification as part of the service: Home based detox, Out-patient detox, Detox by referral.

HIV and Hepatitis: HIV testing, HIV counselling, Hepatitis testing, Hepatitis counselling, Specialist worker.

Mental Health Problems: As part of the service, Depression, Anxiety/Phobic disorder, Physical abuse, Sexual abuse, Self harming, Eating disorders, Bi-polar disorder, Psychosis (other), Personality disorder.

Mental Health Interventions: Assessment tool to identify mental health problems for drug users, Suicide risk assessment/prevention, Brief interventions, Crisis resolution, Dual diagnosis.

Needle Exchange: Citric acid, Sterile spoons, Filters, Mobile exchange, Needles/syringes.

Outreach: Outreach clinics

Rehabilitation & Other Services: Access to supported accommodation, Advocacy, Aftercare, Drop-in sessions, Education & Training.

Service Access: By appointment, Home visits.
Ages
All ages
Days and Times
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Venue
65/5 Niddrie Main Terrace
EDINBURGH
EH16 4NX

Localities
North East  North West  South East  South West 
Contact Details
Contact Person:
Contact Telephone: 0131 661 7137
Contact Email: mail@hopuk.org
Website:

This record was last modified on: 21 March 2016