Drugs Service: Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Team

START Logo cropped The service is based at Sidney Street but is registered with the Care Quality Commission at Trust Headquarters, Fulwood House. The Non-Opiates Drugs Service offers assessment, support and interventions to those aged 18 years and above who are experiencing problems with non-opiate drug misuse. Non-Opiates is a term used to describe all drugs other than opiate based drugs like heroin or codeine, for example, cannabis, amphetamines, steroids, cocaine and crack cocaine and Novel Psychoactive Substances (or what were formerly known as ‘legal highs’) - this includes Spice. The service also offers a drop-in needle exchange and harm reduction advice and support. The service operates from Sidney Street in the city centre and also provides outreach in other services and communities across the city. The service eligibility and selection criteria is available here: Drugs Service. Download the service leaflet: Non-Opiates Service Leaflet.

Operating hours

Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 9-5pm Wednesday: 9-5pm with late clinic 5-7pm 'Juice Clinic' for steroid users Thursday: 9-7pm

How is the service accessed?

Individuals can self-refer either by telephoning for an appointment or by drop-in to Sidney Street.  Individuals who self-refer by drop-in will be assessed there and then.  A referral can also be made by any professional such as a GP, social worker, pharmacist or probation worker.

Contact details

Drugs Service, 44 Sidney Street (Matilda Street entrance), Sheffield, S1 4RH Tel: (0114) 2721481 Managers: Adele Rowett and Mike McCrave