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The Samu goes to rescue addicts to health services and have equipment for emergency psychiatric care

 
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The Government of São Paulo and the capital city of the signed agreement, this Friday (26), to enhance and improve service to addicts and their families in São Paulo. SAMU (Service Mobile Emergency) goes to rescue dependents for health services. Pioneer in the country, Samu for alcohol and drug equipment have properly trained for emergency psychiatric care, in addition to the Central Regulatory call center.

The project includes the expansion of the number of CAPS Ad III (Psychosocial Care Centers-Alcohol and Drugs), which are the ones that are open 24 hours, Units Residence Reception and Special Therapeutics. 16 offices will be deployed in the streets. A social approach to drug addicts in the neighborhood of Light will also be intensified.

Another change is the decentralization of the initial treatment for addicts and their families. The Caps Ad will be responsible for the reception of patients and evaluation of their clinical specific dependency, risk situations and needs treatment and referral, as well as the therapeutic project. The units will also receive and welcome families, regardless of the presence of the patient. If necessary, home visits will be made to evaluate and monitor treatment or referral services to other user.

The partnership provides that in the case of dependent on the streets, teams practice street from city hall, the agents of social protection and community health workers will make the focus to direct the person to a health service or include it in political and social recovery of citizenship. These teams will have access to the resources of social assistance to the prosecutor and may also trigger the Secretary of State for Social Development, through the Social Unity and Oneness Center Citizenship Integration installed on CRATOD (Reference Center of Tobacco, Alcohol and Other drugs).

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