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 4 beds available. The person may be detained for treatment up to 28 days.

Alternate Names: IDAT

02 9361 8000, 1800 422 599 (Outside Sydney)

Herbert Street Clinic, Royal North Shore Hospital,, Herbert St
St Leonards, NSW, 2065

Transport Options


Hours of Operation

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


Referral System

Through GP or other Health Professionals

Service Fees


Languages (other than English)

Interpreter services available

Disability Access


Organisational Information

Area Served

Northern Sydney

Parent Organisation

Northern Sydney LHD

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

Student placements

Last Updated: 26 May 2023