Find help and support with alcohol and drugs issues

Download the Recovery opportunities calendar for details of local organisations' meetings.

Al-Anon

Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not.

Alcoholics Anonymous

A fellowship of men and women who support each other to recover from alcoholism.

Angus Carers Centre

The centre has a support worker who supports people affected by others' alcohol or drug use.

Angus Connect

A service offering information, advice and support to young people who feel that their alcohol and/or drug use is becoming a problem. The service is available to anyone under 25 years of age living in Angus.

Angus Integrated Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (AIDARS)

A health and social care service providing assessment, treatment and support for individuals, families and carers experiencing issues around drugs, alcohol and/or blood borne viruses.

Angus Young Carers

Offers support to children and young people under 18 years of age who help look after or support another member of their family due to disability, illness, drug or alcohol use.

Barnardo's in Angus

Barnado's Hopscotch project aims to make a positive difference to the lives of children, young people and their families affected by alcohol or alcohol and other substances.

Activities and support for young people Information on education and training, housing, award schemes and financial support.

Focus on Alcohol Angus projectThis project supports positive change around the use and misuse of alcohol in the county.

Havilah - St Andrew's Church, Arbroath

Havilah is a drop-in service open to anyone seeking company and non-judgemental listening.

Hillcrest Futures

This service supports individuals to build on their strengths and develop strategies to initiate and maintain their own recovery from problematic drug and alcohol use.

My Family and Alcohol

New family website from Alcohol Focus Scotland aimed at supporting families affected by alcohol.

Narcotics Anonymous

Fellowship of men and women who support each other to recover from drug misuse.

Tayside Council on Alcohol

Offers support, information, advice and counselling services for those concerned about their own or another person's use of alcohol.

Voluntary Action Angus - Locality Locator

A directory for groups and organisations in Angus.

UK SMART Recovery

Free mutual support meetings for help recovering from any kind of addictive behaviour.

Al-Anon

Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not.

Alcoholics Anonymous

A fellowship of men and women who support each other to recover from alcoholism.

Alcohol Focus Scotland

A national organisation working to reduce alcohol harm.

BEAD (Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs)

This site is a source of information and support for anyone bereaved through drug or alcohol use.

Cool2talk

A confidential place for young people to ask questions about things that are affecting them.

count14.scot

Website created by the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland that helps you to calculate how your weekly drinking adds up.

Crew 2000

Provides specialist drugs and substance use information, advice and support in Scotland.

Drinkaware

Advice for people to make better choices about drinking.

Drinkline  — 0300 123 1110

Drinksmarter

Help and support to make smart choices about drinking.

Know The Score

Information about drugs and drug misuse.

Narcotics Anonymous

Fellowship of men and women who support each other to recover from drug misuse.

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs

Aims to support families who are affected by someone else's alcohol and/or drug misuse and raise awareness of the issues that affect them.

Scottish Drugs Forum

A partnership trying to combat the problems of drugs in Scotland. Scottish Recovery Consortium — a recovery-orientated charity to build and promote recovery from addictions in Scotland.

YoungScot

Youth information for 11 to 26 year-olds in Scotland.

Angus Alcohol and Drugs Partnership invites anyone who has an interest in Alcohol and Drug Services, people that have experience of services and carers of people who use substances to come along, share their views and help us to make improvements to services that are important to you, your families and the community.

Where and when?

Arbroath

Havilah
Community Spirit
7a Fisheracre
Arbroath DD11 1LE

Tuesdays - 12.30pm - 2.00pm

  • 20 August 2019
  • 5 November 2019

Montrose

Montrose South & Ferryden Church
100 Castle Street
Montrose DD10 8AQ

Thursdays  3pm – 4.00pm

  • 11 July 2019
  • 24 October 2019

Forfar

St Johns Church Hall
Green Street
Forfar DD10 8AQ

Tuesdays 12.30pm-1.30pm

  • 11 June 2019  
  • 17 September 2019  
  • 10 December 2019

For further information contact Laura Ogilvie on 01307 492352 or email AngusADP@angus.gov.uk.

The Harm Reduction/BBV team can offer advice on safer drug use, safer injecting practices, BBV testing and treatment and a range of other services

  • Arbroath - Abbey Health Centre, East Abbey Street, Arbroath
  • Forfar - Whitehills Health Centre, Station Road, Forfar
  • Montrose - Links Health Centre, Marine Avenue, Montrose

To find out where and when the next available drop in clinic is or to book an appointment phone 01382 204248 / 01382 633939

Community cafés offering safe, alcohol and drug free venues to meet and socialise. Health, wellbeing and recovery are promoted and there is access to self-help resources and professionals from local services. Volunteering opportunities are available for people in recovery who are keen to provide peer support to others and learn new skills.

Where and When?

Tuesdays 12-2pm

St Johns Church Hall
75 East High Street (accessed via the door on Green Street)
Forfar

Thursdays 12.30-2.30pm

YM
98 Murray Street
Montrose

Facebook – Well Bean Café

Contact Laura Ogilvie, ADP Development Officer, 01307 492352/07920830525, AngusADP@angus.gov.uk

UK SMART Recovery runs free mutual support meetings where through open and confidential discussion we help ourselves and each other recover from any kind of addictive behaviour.

SMART meetings in your area:

Monday 

  • 11.00-13.00 – YM, 98 Murray St, Montrose DD10 8JG 
  • 16.00-18.00 – Tayside Council on Alcohol, 22-24 Catherine Street, Arbroath, DD11 1RL 
  • 17.00-18.00 – Forfar Community Church, Wellbraehead, Forfar, DD8 3AY.
    (Drop-in Café runs before the meeting from 16.00-17.00).
    SMART Families group also meets 17.00-18.00 in this venue.

Online Meetings: www.smartrecovery.org.uk

For further information contact Laura Ogilvie on 01307 492352 or email AngusADP@angus.gov.uk.

Angus

Your Local Boots

  • 10 High Street, Kirriemuir

Well Pharmacy

  • 112 High Street, Arbroath
  • 9 Fisheracre, Arbroath

Davidsons Chemist

  • 98 East High Street, Forfar
  • 41 High St, Brechin

Lloyds Pharmacy

  • 48 High Street, Montrose

Minor Injury Units

  • Whitehills, Forfar
  • Arbroath Infirmary, Arbroath

Dundee

Your Local Boots

  • 94 Albert Street, Dundee
  • 79 MacAlpine Road, Dundee
  • 71 Lothian Crescent, Dundee

J and K Richardson Ltd

  • 181 Blackness Road, Dundee

Cairn Centre

  • 12 Rattray Street, Dundee

Lloyds Pharmacy

  • 103 High Street, Lochee

Perth & Kinross

Davidsons Chemist

  • 21/23 Wellmeadow, Blairgowrie

Bridgend Pharmacy

  • 12 Main Street, Perth

Rowlands Pharmacy

  • 61 High Street, Kinross

Lloyds Pharmacy

  • 115/33 Glover Street, Perth

Right Medicine

  • 56 High Street, Crieff

The Harm Reduction/BBV

The Harm Reduction/BBV team can offer advice on safer drug use, safer injecting practices, BBV testing and treatment and a range of other services.

To make an appointment please call 01382 204248 or drop in to see us in:

Angus

  • Abbey Health Centre, Arbroath
    Friday 10-12noon

Dundee

  • Cairn Centre
    Monday-Friday 10am-4.30pm

Perth

  • Highland House
    Monday 9-12noon
  • Central Healthcare (Drumhar)
    Thursday 10am-12.30pm

Opening times will vary. Please check with local provider.