Social Inclusion in Laois/Offaly

C.A.D.S (Community Alcohol & Drug Service)
HSE Dublin Mid Leinster (Midlands Area)– Laois & Offaly

The Community Alcohol & Drugs Service (CADS) provides a range of services for people presenting with alcohol and drug problems including a Counselling Service, Opiate Treatment Service and Psychiatric Out-patient Service.  This service offers a means to improve the health and quality of life of service users and stabilise clients abusing alcohol and drugs.

Access to service
The service operates on a sectorised basis from three service locations and three satellite locations with open referrals i.e. anybody can refer or self refer to our services.

Laois/Offaly

Portlaoise – Treatment Centre, 1 Coote Street, Portlaoise
Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm. Contact Number:- 057 8692516 
Contact Person:- Secretary or Email:- sec.cadsportlaoise@hse.ie
Satellite clinics in Health Centre, Graigcullen (on request)

Service provided

  • Assessment, counselling and educational information for people with Alcohol & Drug problems and their families
  • Referral to other appropriate agencies for treatment and rehabilitation
  • Opiate treatment service – Assessment, Methadone Maintenance and Urinalysis for  individuals with opiate misuse and dependency
  • Alternative Therapies – Massage, Reflexology, Acupuncture etc
  • Harm minimisation, Family Support & Rehabilitation through MRDTF & MQI

Tullamore – 12 Henry St, Tullamore
Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm.Contact Number:- 057 8692516 
Contact Person:- Secretary or Email: sec.cadsportlaosie@hse.ie
Satellite Clinics provided in Portarlington & Edenderry (on request)

Service provided

  • Assessment, counselling and educational information for people with Alcohol & Drug problems and their families
  • Referral to other appropriate agencies for treatment and rehabilitation
  • Alternative Therapies – Massage, Reflexology, Acupuncture etc
  • Harm Minimisation, Family Support & Rehabilitation through MRDTF & MQI

Birr – Community Mental Health Centre, Wilmer Rd, Birr
Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm.  Contact Number:- 057 8692516 
Contact Person:- Secretary or Email:- sec.cadsportlaoise@hse.ie
Satellite clinics provided in Health Centre, Rathdowney (on request)

Service provided

  • Assessment, counselling and educational information for people with Alcohol & Drug problems and their families
  • Referral to other appropriate agencies for treatment and rehabilitation
  • Alternative Therapies – Massage, Reflexology, Acupuncture etc
  • Harm minimisation, Family Support & Rehabilitation through MRDTF & MQI