Formal name change to “Alcohol & Drugs Action”

With effect from 4th April 2016, Drugs Action (DA) will formally change its registered name to “Alcohol & Drugs Action (ADA)”. Read More...

 

ADA (Alcohol & Drugs Action) provides a range of services for people who use drugs and alcohol, and their families and friends. We also offer services for those in recovery from drug and alcohol use. Read more

 

Aberdeenshire Alcohol & Drugs Services open access hubs

We are now operating open access drop-in services in South and Central Aberdeenshire for anyone concerned about their own or a loved ones use of alcohol or drugs.

We have open access hubs operating in Stonehaven, Inverurie & Huntly, and plan to add more locations as required. In addition we can provide support to outlying communities for people who are unable to travel to a hub.

From each hub we offer

  • An initial assessment of need carried out by an experienced member of the substance use team from Alcohol & Drugs Action.
  • Immediate advice and support to intervene early to reduce the hams associated with alcohol and drugs
  • Provision of the Take Home Naloxone scheme and other interventions to reduce drug related harms
  • Time limited packages of therapeutic support
  • Help to engage with other appropriate services and support
  • Lapse management and relapse prevention work 
  • Follow up with service users who have disengaged with support

Current locations and times:

Wednesdays - Stonehaven Community Centre, Robert Street, Stonehaven 9am - 4.30pm

Thursdays - Largues Pharmacy, 10 - 12 Gordon Street, Huntly 9.30am - 12.00pm & Linden Centre, Castle Street, Huntly 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Fridays - Wills Pharmacy, 35 - 37 West High Street, Inverurie 9.30am - 1.00pm & Garioch Community Centre, 1 Chelsea Road, Inverurie 2.00pm - 4.00pm

 

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