"10 months and still waiting"

About: Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust / Addiction services

(as a carer),

I want to be able to have a detox and rehab. I am still waiting for this to happen and It has been 10 months now. I can’t stop using alcohol and I am feeling vulnerable and recently got attacked when I was out with other drinkers.

I can’t see how things are going to change and I really need some help and to live away from my home.

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Response from PALS Coordinator, Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mode466

Thank you for your posting and we are sorry to learn about the difficulties you are currently experiencing.

This Trust provides community-based drug and alcohol services across Doncaster, Rotherham and North East Lincolnshire and we operate an open access referral system. I would encourage you to make contact with one of these services through their single point of contact telephone number and speak to a member of staff for some advice and guidance about your situation:

Doncaster Single Point of Access: (01302) 730956

Rotherham Single Point of Access (01709) 447210 or Clearways (01709) 382733

North East Lincolnshire: Foundations (01472) 571200

There is further information regarding our drug and alcohol services on our Trust website at www.rdash.nhs.uk under ‘Our Services’.

If you would like to discuss your situation in further detail then please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 0800 015 4334. All enquiries to PALS are completely confidential.

With kind regards

Yours sincerely

PALS Coordinator