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Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Antrim) Northern Trust

Contact Information

Addiction Service, Inpatient Unit, Carrick 1, Holywell Hospital, 60 Steeple Road, Antrim,
BT41 2RJ View Location on Map >
Telephone Number
028 9446 5211
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Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

Carrick 1 is a 10-bedded Inpatient Unit based at Holywell Hospital. It aims to provide treatment in a supportive and non-judgemental environment for adults over the age of 18 years who have alcohol or drug problems.

- Carrick 1 offers inpatient detoxification from alcohol, heroin, prescription drugs and a range of other substances.

- Where appropriate, the service can also initiate and stabilise clients on substitute treatments for heroin dependence, or other medication to help reduce relapse.

- In addition to appropriate medical treatment, Carrick 1 provides a treatment programme consisting mainly of education and information, which incorporates a harm minimisation and relapse prevention approach. The programme is delivered in both individual and group settings.

- Patients have the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of their treatment and are encouraged to do so.

- Carrick 1 also offers support and information to relatives.

Duration of stay

Length of stay varies depending on individual need, however it generally ranges between one and four weeks.

Organisation Type
  • Health & Social Services
Main Age Groups
  • 18-65 years
Method of Access (Referral)
  • GP
  • Consultant Psychiatrist, Hospital Physician
  • Substance Misuse Liaison Service
Family Support Services Categories
  • Addiction Services (Drugs & Alcohol)
Main Category of Services
  • Drug/Alcohol Misuse
  • Health Service

Areas covered

  • Antrim
  • Ballymena
  • Ballymoney
  • Carrickfergus
  • Coleraine
  • Cookstown
  • Larne
  • Magherafelt
  • Moyle
  • Newtownabbey

Northern Trust Area


Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Antrim) Northern Trust

  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Antrim) Northern Trust