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SMART

Welcome to SMART, the Substance Misuse Assessment and Referral Team, a branch of EDAS working as the single point of access to drug and alcohol services in Poole for adults aged 18+.

Here at SMART we offer a service to anyone wishing to seek help for drug and alcohol related issues, and point you in the right direction to making the positive steps into recovery. Our mission is to provide accessible services to move individuals into a place of wellbeing.

We know it isn’t easy to seek help for drug and alcohol problems, and that is why we offer a free and confidential service to each and every client. We are able to offer detailed assessments and together we will decide upon the most appropriate treatment plan.

At SMART we understand that everyone is different and therefore, it is our fundamental belief that with the right guidance and resources, all of our clients can make remarkable changes to their lives. We see ourselves, not as treatment providers, but as care– coordinators, and we will communicate with all the relevant services on your behalf to ensure that you are having the best outcome possible. We are simply here to guide your journey into making those positive life changes.

SMART Referrals

The SMART team accepts self referrals, referrals from GPs, other agencies, and any other health care services or professionals.

So if you are looking for that first point of access into any drug and alcohol services in Poole, please do not hesitate to contact us here at SMART, we are always here to help, after all, it’s what we do best!

Our professional team of staff can also help provide you with information on housing, employment needs and help with debts and support for families.

  • 54a Ashley Road
  • Parkstone
  • Poole
  • BH14 9BN
  • Tel: 01202 735777
  • Fax:01202 749609
  • Email:smartadmin@edasuk.org
  • Online referrals: https://pds.drugreferrals.com  
  • Office opening times: Mon - Fri 8.30am - 4:30pm

Drop-in Sessions

We offer drop-in sessions every Tuesday from 1-6pm and Friday from 9am-12pm where you can come and see one of our friendly, professional workers who can offer you advice and support.

Evening Appointments

We also offer evening appointments for any clients unable to attend appointments within our office opening times. If you would like to book an appointment outside opening hours, just give us a call and we can arrange a date and time more suitable for you.

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