Medical & Psychiatric Assessment
The doctors who work in The Drug Treatment Centre Board
come from a diversity of medical backgrounds which means our service
users benefit from an eclectic knowledge base within the multidisciplinary
We comprise of psychiatrists and general practitioner
trainees who are gaining valuable experience within the field of
We provide a primary care service to our clients,
assess the extent of their drug addiction, instigate the treatment
of same and subsequently monitor and evaluate their progress.
Because the Drug Treatment Centre provides recognised
training posts for psychiatrists and general practitioners, it is
a centre of excellence for progressive training and research within
the field of Addictions. Medical and Psychiatric problems are thus
dealt with on - site and if deemed necessary will be referred to
a tertiary service.
We are also consulted by management and take a
pivitol role in the instigation of policy making and decisions in
the best interest of the service users.