National Drug Advisory and Treatment Centre, DTCB, Drug Addition Ireland, Drug Prevention, Drug Treatment - default

By: Dtcb  05/12/2011
Keywords: primary care, Psychiatrists, Drug Treatment

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 team.

We comprise of psychiatrists and general practitioner trainees who are gaining valuable experience within the field of Addiction.

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.

Keywords: Drug Advisory, Drug Treatment, Drug Treatment Centre, Drug Treatment Centre Board, primary care, Primary Care Service, Psychiatrists,

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