Local Drugs Services

ADP Directory of Specialist Alcohol and Drug Services


ADA (Alcohol & Drugs Action)

Aberdeen City Third Sector Provider ADA (Alcohol & Drugs Action) works on behalf of NHS Grampian and Aberdeen City Council.

ADA has been operating in the North East of Scotland as a provider of specialist drug and alcohol services for nearly thirty years. They employ over fifty staff and have a growing team of volunteers who work across the spectrum of drug and alcohol use to deliver a wide range of services and support packages. They have a positive impact on:

  • Preventing problematic alcohol and drug use
  • Reducing risk and harm to people using alcohol or drugs
  • Supporting people in recovery from problematic alcohol and drug use
  • Supporting families and friends affected by alcohol and drug use

DA services include one-to-one and group support for people with drug or alcohol issues. DA also supports concerned family members, young people and children affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use. You can find out more about the full range of services by visiting drugsaction.co.uk

To access all services or to get immediate support, contact the Telephone Helpline which is open 7 days per week on:  01224 594700

Or contact Business Support team on: 01224 577120

Email: helpline@drugsaction.co.uk

Web: drugsaction.co.uk

ADA (Alcohol & Drugs Action)
7 Hadden Street
AB11 6NU

Please click on images below to view ADA literature:-

Treatment of Drug Dependence – What you need to know

Opiate Replacement Therapy for Heroin and Opioid Dependence – information and advice for family members and significant others. An excellent resource for families around ORT. This booklet can be downloaded via the above link.
This leaflet was written by members of the former Grampian Family Support Forum with Technical Review by the Grampian Specialist Pharmacists in Substance Misuse.