Residential Rehabilitation

The Residential Rehabilitation access programme is for any resident in Fife with a problematic alcohol or drug issue. FIRST (Fife Intensive Rehabilitation & Substance Use Team), our third sector partner, provide a supportive service which involves assessment of suitability, preparatory work and ongoing after care support once the placement is completed. Family members are offered support and can attend a group work programme also provided by FIRST.

Referrals can be made through any service, or directly to FIRST via a worker or a self-referral. Please contact them via telephone, on 01592 585960.

There are 3 components to the service:

1. Assessment and preparatory

Where FIRST will assess:

2. Detoxification

This involves inpatient residential detoxification for 6 weeks, followed by a 20-week residential rehabilitation programme.

Places are provided by an out of area external provider and selected in partnership with the individual dependent on their needs and preference.

3. Community rehabilitation provided in Fife once residential rehabilitation is completed

You will be offered:

On completion of the programme you will receive ongoing support from one of FIRST‘s Rehabilitation Workers. You will also have access to a wide range of after care service throughout Fife and you will be supported to engage with them.

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