Grampian Caredata

For a full list of support services providing confidential information and advice on any health topic, call the free healthline on 0500 20 20 30 or visit:


Breathing Space

Beardmore St,
G81 4HX
Tel: 0800 838587
Breathing Space is a free, confidential phone and web-based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety



60 Dee Street
AB11 6DS
Tel: 01224 574488
Aberdeen Samaritans offers emotional support to people in distress.
Aberdeen Samaritans are open 9 am - 10 pm to receive callers at the door and the telephone helpline is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of emotional distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide. Support can be provided over the phone or in person, by appointment.


ADP City 

Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Office 3, Macrobin Centre
Royal Cornhill Hospital
Aberdeen, AB25 2ZH
Tel: 01224 557042
The Aberdeen City Alcohol & Drugs Partnership (ADP), previously known as the Joint Alcohol & Drugs Action Team (JADAT), is a multi-agency partnership which was formed in 2009 to ensure that all bodies involved in tackling alcohol and drugs problems are clear about their responsibilities and their relationships with each other; and to focus activity on the identification, pursuit and achievement of agreed, shared outcomes.


ADP Shire

Woodhill House,
Westburn Road,
AB16 5GB.
Tel: 01224 558511
The Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP) is multi-agency partnership made up of senior decision-making representatives of various agencies in Aberdeenshire.


National Resources


Scottish Drugs Forum

Shaftesbury House
5 Waterloo Street
G2 6AY
Tel: 0141 221 1175
Fax: 0141 248 6414 
Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is the national non-government drugs policy and information agency working in partnership with others to co-ordinate effective responses to drug use in Scotland. SDF aims to support and represent a wide range of interests at both local and national levels, promoting collaborative, evidence-based responses to drug use.


Alcohol Focus Scotland

166 Buchanan St,
G1 2LW
Tel: 0141 572 6700
Alcohol Focus Scotland works to reduce alcohol harm to individuals, families, communities and Scotland as a whole through the implementation of effective alcohol-control policies and legislation.


UK Hepatitis C Resource Centre 

Tel: 0870 242 2467 (UK Hepatitis Information Line) 
The UK Hepatitis C Resource Centre provides help to anyone with an interest in hepatitis C. It is funded by the Department of Health (England) and the Scottish Executive, managed by the charity Mainliners.


National AIDS Trust
NAT is the UK's leading charity dedicated to transforming society's response to HIV.
Tel: 0800 567 123 



Clinical Effectiveness and Reference Group for Addiction (CERGA) 
The remit of the group is to provide advice to the three Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (of Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray) and NHS Grampian in relation to strategy and decision-making for both clinical and non-clinical interventions in the management of addictions to alcohol and other drugs.

Contact: Lynn Sutherland
E-mail here (link sends e-mail)
Admin: 01224 558521