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.
Homeless people with mental health, drug or alcohol problems. Street work service - homeless people.
16-18,18+,21+, both sexes, couples, women with children, couples with children, men with children.
Advice and 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.