Involuntary Drug & Alcohol Treatment Unit Royal North Shore Hospital

Service Description

An involuntary drug and alcohol treatment program for people with severe substance dependence and who have experienced or are at risk of serious harm, or compromised decision making capacity. It is a supervised medical withdrawal and rehabilitation program with supportive interventions. There are 8-12 beds available. The person may be detained for treatment up to 28 days.

Alternate Names: IDAT

http://www.nslhd.health.nsw.gov.au

02 9361 8000, 1800 422 599

02 6360 1352

Royal North Shore Hospital, Bldg 8, Herbert St
St Leonards, NSW, 2065

Transport Options

Train

Hours of Operation

Office hours Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5pm, Unit is 24 hr

Accessibility

Referral System

Through GP or other Health Professionals

Service Fees

None

Languages (other than English)

Interpreter services available

Disability Access

Yes

Organisational Information

Area Served

Northern Sydney

Parent Organisation

Western NSW LHD

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

Student placements

Last Updated: 8 May 2020

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