We offer services to anyone who:
· is living in Forth Valley
· is aged 16 years or over
· has a substance misuse problem or is affected by someone else’s
· wants to change their substance misuse problem
· wants to change someone else’s substance misuse problem
We also offer counselling services for anyone who is affected by gambling problems.
Service users can refer themselves.
We accept referrals from any organisation, service or professional who encounters someone who is affected by a substance misuse problem. In making a referral we would ask that the referring agent gives as much information as possible about the person’s readiness and commitment to engage with our services.
The voice of the Voluntary Sector with a strong and diverse membership. Dedicated and experienced staff providing support, development advice, facilitating networks as well as sharing news and information. We also provide office space to rent, room hire, grant finder services, administration services and much more.
We are a non-profit-making-volunteer run Arts Collective and charity providing a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction, gender dysphoria, sexuality, feel like they don't quite 'fit', or feel estranged to this world.
Fledgling Arts Collective Central are a volunteer run charity providing a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction, gender dysphoria, sexuality &/or feel like they don't quite 'fit'. We encourage you to express yourselves through art as catharsis. Combining Art & Catharsis, we believe in being CathARTic.
Fresh (Fitness, Recovery, Exercise, Safe, Health) Community Wellness - help in the community through providing wellness walks and chat safe space sessions, activities that connect with nature, fun litter picks, easy exercise education and fun fitness, befriending and mentoring to encourage those who may not currently be connected in the community, with gentle motivation from friendly community volunteers. As well as the inclusion of lived experience.
Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is Scotland's national resource of expertise on drugs and related issues.
Established in 1986, SDF is a membership-based organisation. We seek to lead and represent the drugs field in Scotland in order to improve Scotland's response to problem drug use. SDF works with policy makers, service planners and commissioners, service managers and staff as well as people who use or have used services to ensure service quality and evidence-based policy and practice.
SDF's work involves joint and partnership working within the drugs field and related fields in Scotland and beyond and we welcome the active engagement of members and other stakeholders in our work.
SDF's work is funded by a range of funders including the Scottish Government, The Big Lottery Fund, charitable trusts, health boards, local authorities and others.
Aberdeen in Recovery (AiR) mission is ‘to be a bridge from “dependence” to “independence” for the individual seeking recovery from problematic substance use and addictive behaviours’. Our vision is a society which celebrates visible recovery and accepts its responsibility to participate by identifying solutions to the conditions in which addiction thrives.
Aberlour is Scotland’s largest Scotland only children’s charity. At Aberlour, we are there for children, young people and families across Scotland, helping transform lives for the better. We can support you through challenges like: Living with a disability, Growing up in and leaving care, The impact of drugs and alcohol.
We are committed to getting it right for our children by tailoring our services to help each child, young person and family achieve your own personal goals. Giving children the best possible start in life is at the heart of everything we do.
Aberlour Family Outreach – Edinburgh supports children and families affected by parental substance misuse. Aberlour has received funding to provide and support a children’s activity group for children in South West Edinburgh, aged between 6 and 12, affected by parental substance misuse.”
Change Grow Live Forth Valley Recovery Service which provides a wide variety of interventions to individuals affected by drugs and/or alcohol. These include harm reduction, psychosocial interventions, structured cognitive behavioural therapy and community rehabilitation.
Our mission is to help people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential.
The vision we're working towards is to develop, deliver and share a whole person approach that changes society.
Our aim is to work together to challenge stigma and oppression. We want our charity to be a place where our staff and people who use our services are respected and engaged. Ultimately we want to make life safer, easier and better for as many people as we can.
In recognition of their service to the Nation, SSAFA works to ensure that the needs of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families are met in an appropriate and timely manner. We exist to relieve need, suffering and distress amongst the Armed Forces, veterans and their families in order to support their independence and dignity.
The project aims to provide work for trainees for up to 1 year. The trainees will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in a workplace environment. The project will help to prepare persons with a substance misuse, or any barrier, for a return to sustainable employment. Shetland Community Bike Project will provide a workshop which trainees will restore and fix bicycles.
Our vision is an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality by our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.
The Tillydrone Community Campus was officially opened in August 2019. The campus brings together a range of services to support the community including existing community organisations such as The Lighthouse, M26, and a range of community, voluntary and council services.
As well as providing vital services to those most in need, the campus also includes a library, crèche, cafe, and rooms for classes and activities.
ADA provides a range of drug and alcohol services . The overall aim of ADA is to reduce the harm associated with drug and alcohol use to the individual, the family and the community and to support community based recovery. Interventions range from advice and information regarding 'safer' drug/alcohol use through to intensive work . A range of services is also available to family members from information and advice through to intensive one to one counselling.
Provides support and information for people with mental health and/or substance misuse issues and their carers through a Drop-In Centre, Outreach and Housing Support Services, Anti-Poverty Initiative (Benefits Advice, clinics, outreach, home visits, shopping trips, emergency food parcels, cooking classes) and a Self Directed Support Project and working within the local community to raise awareness and tackle stigma.
Drink Link is a rapidly evolving organisation with the objective to help those affected by someone else’s drinking.
Our aim is to promote supportive information to people affected by someone else’s drinking.
Our objective is to:
•Relieve the needs of people negatively affected by alcohol abuse;
•Advance education in the field of alcohol misuse; and
•Advance health by promoting the provision of supportive Services of all kinds for people negatively affected by alcohol misuse
Jericho House Dundee is part of The Jericho Society. In Dundee we work with people who have recognised they have an alcohol dependency problem. The age group we work with are men and women over the age of 18 years. We use an abstinence based model in dealing with addiction. Our service is residential, like a family.