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CAPS

The service provides drug and alcohol treatments to people living within the Kensington and Chelsea borough or who are registered with a GP in the borough.

CAPS (Community Assessment and Primary Services) provides:

  • advice and information
  • quick assessment
  • specialist prescribing
  • referral and support

Everyone attending the service will be assessed and offered an initial treatment package.

Services include:

  • Detoxification from opiates, alcohol and benzodiazepines
  • Methadone stabilisation
  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Pre and post counselling for HIV testing
  • Counselling and testing for hepatitis A, B and C
  • Vaccination for hepatitis A and B
  • Heroin treatment
  • Cannabis treatment
  • Needle exchange schemes
  • Carer and family support including couples and family therapy

Drop-in times are Monday-Friday 9am-11.30am

To find out more click here to visit the trust website.

 

Address:
69 Warwick Road, Earls Court, London, SW5 9HB
Telephone:
020 8746 5800
Fax:
020 8746 5823
Sector:
Public

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Services providing advice and information relating to all aspects of mental health.
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Services to support those suffering from problems relating to drugs and/or alcohol.
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