Welcome to Sheffield Drugs and Alcohol Co-ordination Team

If you would like a confidential discussion about yours or someone else’s level of drinking or drug use please contact: Drugs: 0114 272 1481 Alcohol: 0114 226 3000


Needle Exchange

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Sheffield operates a needle exchange programme which allows injecting drug users to receive clean injecting equipment and return used equipment which can be disposed of safely. Offering a needle exchange programme is recognised as an effective method to reduce harm.

Mutual Aid Groups

Please click here for details of mutual aid groups.

About the DACT

Sheffield DACT is a strategic team responsible for commissioning drug and alcohol treatment services in Sheffield. You can find further information about Sheffield DACT, our work areas; our staff and our strategies here.

Latest News

Spice Materials

Sheffield DACT has created a number of materials (click here) to support professionals working with people using Spice in Sheffield and to support people using Spice.  This includes harm reduction messages, key messages for workers, and leaflets for people using Spice giving them information on where to access support.  These can be downloaded from the drug and alcohol resources section of the DACT website.

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Drug Strategy 2018-2022

Sheffield DACT’s new drug strategy for 2018-2022 was approved at Cabinet on 18th July and work will now begin to implement the strategy with stakeholders, partner organisations, and experts by experience.  The new strategy can be downloaded from the local strategies section of the DACT website.

The IPS trial in Sheffield for individuals in drug and/or alcohol treatment

Individual placement and support for alcohol and drugs otherwise known as IPS-AD is a new Public Health England trial to determine if intensive employment support throughout your drug and / or alcohol treatment can lead to a more successful recovery. Sheffield is one of seven trial areas to receive funding for this two year randomised trial initiative https://www.gov.uk/government/news/phe-announces-areas-for-ips-alcohol-and-drug-dependency-trial

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