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Welcome to Drugs Action


Drugs Action provides a range of services to drug users, ex users and their families.

The overall aim of Drugs Action is to reduce the harms associated with drug use to the individual, the family and the community. Interventions range from advice and information regarding 'safer' drug use through to intensive work with dependent drug users to support positive changes in their drug use and related areas. A range of services is also available to family members from information and advice through to intensive one to one counselling. In view of Drugs Action's strategic role in making contact with hard to reach groups, confidentiality is of central importance in all aspects of the agency's work.

Drugs Action's aims are achieved by providing a range of credible services listed below which meet the diverse needs of drug users and their families.

  • Telephone Helpline
  • Counselling Service
  • Needle Exchange
  • Family Services
  • Sex Industry Service
  • Incite Stimulant Users Project
  • City Outreach Service
  • HIV/Hepatitis Service
  • Training Consultancy


Our monthly Information Session for interested professionals wishing to know more about Drugs Action's services takes place at Hadden Street between 5:30 - 7:30pm. If you would like to come to the next one please call 01224 577120 to reserve a place.

DA will be taking part in this years Baker Hughes 10K.

There are 11 participants from DA of varying ages and fitness levels undertaking this challenge to help raise awareness of our charity and the good it does in the community.

Please follow the link below to help us reach our target:

"The Banff and Buchan Big Blether on Alcohol and Drugs" (6th February 2014)
Special Report - The Way Forward - download here.

DA (Drugs Action) Annual Report & Accounts 2012-2013 - download here.

DA (Drugs Action) Service User Feedback January 2014 - download here.

Donations to DA (Drugs Action) can be made online via the Charities Trust.
If you would like to donate please follow this link.

Where to find AA meetings Aberdeen city: download here.

Where to find AA meetings in Aberdeenshire: download here.