Self help groups
Self help groups provide practical and emotional support and friendship to anyone whose life has been affected by substance misuse, whether as a user, parent, carer, relative or friend.
- Garioch family support group
- Community drug project
- Drugs Action
- Turning Point
- Children 1st
- Aberdeenshire alcohol and drug partnership
Drugs Action has been operating since 1986. It provides services to drug users and their families aimed to reduce the harm associated with drug use to the individual, family and community.
Interventions range from advice and information regarding safer drug use through to intensive work with dependent drug users and family members.
Telephone helpline: 01224 594700
Mon / Tue / Wed / Fri: 11.00 am - 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Thu: 2.00 pm - 6.00 pm
(answerphone outwith these times)
Aberdeenshire alcohol and drug partnership is a multi-agency strategic partnership providing local strategic direction to tackle drug and alcohol problems. Teams involve senior officers from local bodies and agencies, both statutory and non-statutory.