102 Carisbrooke Rd, Newport PO30 1DB
- 01983 526654.
IRIS stands for Island Recovery Integrated Service and brings together services previously provided by the Trust (IDAS), Cranstoun and the Isle of Wight Council (Get Sorted).
What the service provides:
- A service that is accessible from seven locations across the Isle of Wight
- Personalised treatment focused on the individual’s recovery
- A single phone number that can be used by anyone who needs the service
- One to one and group support
- Support for families and carers
- Services for young people
- Testing for blood borne viruses and hepatitis B vaccination
- Advice and information
- Support from mentors who have achieved their own recovery Our new integrated Drug and Alcohol Services offer assessment and recovery focused treatment for people who misuse drugs and alcohol. In addition, we also provide support for families and carers of drug and alcohol misusers. If you have a drug dependency, you will be entitled to assessment for detoxification and residential rehabilitation.Referral into the service can be made by any person, professional or service, we can be contacted on 01983 526654.
Our services will work with you to achieve your goals in treatment by offering recovery focussed treatment which includes: Substitute prescribing for primary heroin users (who may also use other drugs including alcohol), drug detoxification (subject to assessment), one to one and group support. Advice and information is also available alongside needle exchange, safer injecting practices, acupuncture, hepatitis c and HIV testing and hepatitis b vaccination.
Residential Detoxification and Rehabilitation
We assess individuals for this service. People who meet criteria for detox and rehab are those who have a primary crack or heroin dependency only.
The alcohol team offer full assessment for harmful and dependent alcohol users, the team also provide one to one work and signposting as well as access for alcohol detoxification subject to meeting criteria. A range of alcohol assessments and useful information can be found at www.nhs.uk
Family and carer support
The family and carer service offer information and support to anyone affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use by way of one to one support and the drug and alcohol carers’ forum who meet quarterly. This service is completely confidential. Users of this service are able to remain anonymous. Appointments can be offered anywhere on the Island.
Service user support
Currently, POWER operates fortnightly on Fridays between 11.00am – 14.00, a range of holistic therapies are available to women only. Please contact Anne on 07773 899 802