Renfrewshire Drug Service (RDS) offers a range of support to assist people to work towards recovery from drug addiction. The team is based at the Backsneddon Centre, Backsneddon Street, Paisley. Call 0141 618 2585 for more information on how to refer yourself.
RDS can offer a wide range of support. The team comprises of nurses, doctors, social workers, addiction workers and a psychologist. Support available includes psychological therapies, medicines such as methadone or subutex and group work programmes to help you with your recovery.
RDS offers harm reduction too. You can come here for needle exchange, sexual health advice and overdose prevention awareness. You can also get HepC testing at RDS.
All the services in Renfrewshire are Recovery focussed. This means we believe that people with drug problems can recover with the right support. RDS has a number of recovery support groups. You can read more about Recovery in the Stories of Recovery section.