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Alcohol & Drug Partnerships

Bloodborne Viruses

Hepatitis Scotland
- National voluntary sector organisation helping to improve responses to viral hepatitis prevention, treatment and support.

Hepatitis C Scotland - Provides information on all aspects of HepC in Scotland including where to get help.

Hepatitis C Trust - The Hepatitis C Trust offers information, support, advocacy and representation for people affected by hepatitis C.

HIV-AIDS Carers & Family Support Group - Support and services to carers, families, partners, friends.

British Liver Trust - National charity for adult liver disease.

National AIDS Trust - A national policy development and campaigning organisation, covering HIV and AIDS.

HIV Scotland - A voluntary sector policy and support organisation, providing HIV information and advice.

Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland - Offers services to people living with HIV and strive to promote good sexual health to everyone.

Waverley Care
- Providing support and information to people in Scotland living with, or affected by, HIV or Hepatitis C.

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Childhood Sex Abuse

In Care Survivors Service Scotland - A support service for adults who suffered childhood abuse while in care and their families. It offers help specifically for survivors of historic in-care abuse under a national framework of advocacy, mediation and counselling services.
 
The national confidential telephone support line is 0800 121 6027

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Children and Young People

ChildLine - is the UK’s free 24 hour counselling service for children and young people, available by phone on 0800 1111 and online. You can contact ChildLine about anything - no problem is too big or too small. If you’re feeling worried, scared, stressed or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine. We're here to offer information and support whenever you need us.

Choices for Life - Choices for Life is a new website aimed at teenagers, youth workers, teachers and parents which gives reliable information on issues including drugs and alcohol.

Fast Forward - A national voluntary organisation based in Edinburgh. It promotes health through education by, with and for young people, focusing on the prevention of drug, alcohol and tobacco misuse.

YouthlinkScotland - Aims to support the development of high quality youth work services which promote the well-being and development of young people.

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Criminal Justice Services

Apex Scotland - National agency working with offenders, ex-offenders and young people at risk addressing employability needs.

SACRO - National agency safeguarding communities/reducing offending.

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Data Collection & Statistics

Drug Misuse Information Scotland (ISD) - Provides information statistics and research on drug use in Scotland.

Health Protection Scotland (HPS) - The website of the organisation established by the Scottish Executive to strengthen and co-ordinate health protection in Scotland.  It provides Information and statistics on communicable diseases including HIV and HCV.

National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA) - The special health authority, created by the Government in 2001 to improve the availability, capacity and effectiveness of treatment for drug misuse in England.
 
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European / International sites

Correlation - A European network for social inclusion and health which works to improve the access to health and social services for social excluded people.

Democracy, Cities and Drugs (DC&D) - This organisation is an alliance of 300 European cities and organisations involved in seven European civil society networks and it aims to promote local and democratically participative responses to the issue of drugs use.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction - Provides information on drugs and drug use in Europe.

European Harm Reduction Network (EuroHRN) - Has been formed by ten organisations with a shared interest in advocating for and sharing knowledge on harm reduction within Europe.

International Harm Reduction Association - Works with local, national, regional and international organisations to assist individuals and communities in the areas of public health advocacy, collaboration and communication, best practice, and education, research and training.

LINKSCH - a EU-funded academic research project. The project is researching the unintended consequences of counter-drugs policies in the EU.

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Families and Carers

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs - Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs exists to support those affected by the substance misuse of a loved one, because families need to recover too. We facilitate a Scotland-wide network of family support groups and run a helpline service.  Stirling House, 226 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RQ. Telephone Helpline: 08080101011 or email helpline@sfad.org.uk.

FASS (Family Addiction Support Service) - Confidential support service to parents and family members in Glasgow affected by or concerned about someone's alcohol or drug use. Tel  0141 420 2050.

Parentline - A comprehensive telephone advice service (0808 800 2222) with dedicated staff and volunteers trained in kinship care issues.

ADFAM - Organisation exists to raise awareness about the problems faced by families affected by drugs and alcohol.

Families Outside - Acts as a voice for families affected by imprisonment in Scotland.

VOCAL (Voice of Carers Across Lothian) - Provides information, advice, support, counselling and advocacy to carers, former carers and anyone working with carers.

HIV-AIDS Carers & Family Support Group - Support and services to carers, families, partners, friends.

Families Anonymous - For relatives and friends concerned about the use of drugs or related behavioural problems.

Scottish Kinship Care Alliance: a national network of Kinship Care groups across Scotland. 

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Health Education

NHS Health Scotland - Scotland's national agency for health education,promotion,advice and information.

Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives - Includes information on drug testing and drug policies.

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Information

Council for Information on Tranquillisers and Antidepressants (CITA) - A Liverpool-based information and self-help group - including telephone helpline - to help patients and their families to cope with addiction to benzodiazapines and withdrawal from these drugs.

Benzodiazepine Addiction Withdrawal and Recovery

Drugscope - Centre of expertise for England and Wales.

DS Daily - A daily drug and alcohol news service from Drugscope.

East West Detox Charity UK - offer a choice of holistic interventions for the prevention, treatment and recovery from addictions. 

FEAD - Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs is an online resource that brings short video presentations from leading figures in the alcohol and drugs field.

HIT - Liverpool-based drugs information and training agency.

HRB National Drugs Library (Ireland) - a repository of Irish drug-related research and a range of other valuable material.

Know the Score - A network of drug-related organisations that provide information and advice on drug issues.

Release - Provides a range of specialist services to drugs users, family friends and professionals concering drugs and the law.

My Recovery My Choice - an educational initiative for drug users, their friends and family members aimed at empowering opioid-dependent people with good quality information to assist them in making educated decisions about their recovery.

Coca - An information, advice and training charity supporting drug professionals and organisations with issues relating to stimulant drugs such as crack cocaine, amphetamine, methamphetamine and ecstasy.

Exchange Supplies - A social enterprise aiming to improve and prolong the lives of drug users by reducing drug related harm through the development and supply of effective equipment, resources and information exchange for drug users and drug workers and by providing employment and training for drug users.

Thinking Drugs - To help people develop opinion on drugs policy - supported by Release.

UKDPC - The UK Drug Policy Commission is an independent body that provides objective analysis of the evidence concerning drug policy and practice - NO LONGER ACTIVE.

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LGBT

Antidote - The UK’s only LGBT targeted drug and alcohol service.  .

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Other substances

Alcohol

Alcohol Concern - Works to reduce the incidence and costs of alcohol-related harm

Alcohol Focus Scotland - National voluntary organization for alcohol issues in Scotland.

Tobacco

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Scotland - The leading voluntary organisation in Scotland tackling tobacco use

Volatile Substances

Educari - Information about volatile substances

Re-Solv - National charity solely dedicated to the prevention of volatile substance use

Lee O'Brien Solvent Trust (LOST) - Scottish charity based in Fife working to prevent volatile substance use through education and campaigning  

Solve It - Northamptonshire-based charity which provides education, training and awareness  for young people, parents, professionals and the community and young people on volatile substance misuse

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Peer Education

Fast Forward - A national voluntary organisation based in Edinburgh. It promotes health through education by, with and for young people, focusing on the prevention of drug, alcohol and tobacco misuse.

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Recreational Drug Use

Crew - Information about how to reduce the risks involved in using drugs.

Cannabis help - HIT, the Liverpool-based drugs information and training agency's self-help website to enable cannabis users to cut down or stop using cannabis.

Coca - An information, advice and training charity supporting drug professionals and organisations with issues relating to stimulant drugs including amphetamine and ecstasy.

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Research

LINKSCH - a EU-funded academic research project. The project is researching the unintended consequences of counter-drugs policies in the EU.

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Self Help/Mutual Aid

Addictions UK - Offer a Specialist Home-based Addictions Recovery Programme including detox.

Cocaine Anonymous Scotland - Contains information on meetings; stories of recovering users; a self-test for drug problems; information about its helpline; a downloadable poster and links to other sites.

Cocaine Anonymous UK

Counselling Directory - This is a free, confidential service for those looking for support or general advice about counselling.

Families Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous UK

Oasisonline - Aimed at helping people who fear they may be developing alcohol and/or cocaine problems assess their use and take steps to cut down or stop.

Cannabis Help - Website which aims to enable users to cut down or stop using cannabis

Council for Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction (CITA)
 - A Liverpool-based information and self-help group - including telephone helpline - to help patients and their families to cope with addiction to benzodiazapines and withdrawal from these drugs.

Peer Involvement EU -  Peer involvement website. Involves some key figures from INPUD (International Network of People who Use Drugs) and HRI (Harm Reduction International).

SMART Recovery UK - SMART supports individuals who want to abstain from any type of addictive behaviour through a four-point programme using tools and techniques based on scientific evidence tel 01463 729548.

Scottish Recovery Consortium - A charity established to drive and promote Recovery for individuals, family members and communities affected by drugs across Scotland.

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Sexual & Reproductive Health

Quay Services - Services to women involved in prostitution in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

Sexual Health Scotland - online Directory of Sexual Health Services in Scotland

Sexual Health Scotland - public health advice and information website

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Training


Coca - An information, advice and training charity supporting drug professionals and organisations with issues relating to stimulant drugs such as crack cocaine, amphetamine, methamphetamine and ecstasy.

Scottish Drugs Forum Workforce Development - Aims to improve the skills of professional staff addressing drug and alcohol use throughout Scotland.

Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP)  - The training section of FDAP'se web-portal for people working in the drugs and alcohol field.

The Centre for Alcohol and Drug Studies, University of Paisley - A teaching, research and consultancy organisation (click on Schools and Depts tab on homepage).

Scottish Addiction Studies, University of Stirling - A teaching, information and research capacity within the Department of Applied Social Science on problem drug and alcohol issues.

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UK Drug Policy

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs - The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) makes recommendations to government on the control of dangerous or otherwise harmful drugs, including classification and scheduling under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and its regulations.  ACMD is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Home Office.

Workforce Development

The Knowledge Network
- Drugs & Alcohol Portal

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Alcohol and Drug Partnerships


Aberdeen City Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Alan Gray 
email: alangray@nhs.net

ADP Team Leader - Sandy Kelman
Aberdeen City Alcohol & Drug Partnership 
Office3, Macrobin Centre
Royal Cornhill Centre
Cornhill Road
Aberdeen  AB25 2ZH
tel: 01224 557042
email: Alexander.Kelman@nhs.net

Alcohol and Drug Development Officer - Fraser Hoggan
tel: 01224 557020
email: fraser.hoggan@nhs.net

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Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Adam Coldwells 
email: adam.coldwells@nhs.net

ADP Lead Officer and Support Team Manager - Wayne Gault
Aberdeeshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Summerfield House
Eday Road
Aberdeen  AB15 6RE 
tel: 01224 558554
email: wayne.gault@nhs.net

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Angus Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Eric Knox
email: Eric.Knox@alcoholtayside.com

Senior Planning Officer - Laura Kerr
Angus Alcohol & Drug Partnership[
St Margaret's House
Orchard Loan
Orchardbank
Forfar  DD8 1WS 
tel: 01307 474879
email: KerrL@angus.gcsx.gov.uk

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Argyll and Bute Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - John Owens 
email: s.marquis@nhs.net

ADP Co-ordinator - Carol Muir
Argyll & Bute Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Aros
Blairbuie Road
Lochgilphead  PA31 8LD
tel: 01546 604948
email: carol.muir@nhs.net

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Borders Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Elaine Torrance
email: etorrance@scotborders.gcsx.gov.uk

ADP Co-ordinator - Fiona Doig
Scottish Borders Alcohol & Drug Partnership
c/o Safer Communities
Scottish Borders Council HQ
Newton St Boswells  TD6 0SA
tel: 01835 825900
email: fiona.doig@borders.scot.nhs.uk

Development Officer - Susan Walker
tel: 01896 825900
email: susan.walker@borders.scot.nhs.uk

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Clackmannanshire & Stirling Alcohol & Drug Prtnership

Chair - Liam Purdie
email: Lpurdie@clacks.gov.uk  

Lead Officer - Elaine Brown
Clackmannanshire & Stirling Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Stirling Council
Room 1/27
Municipal Buildings
8-10 Corn Exchange
Stirling  FK8 2HU
tel: 01786 233542
email: browne@stirling.gov.uk

Dumfries & Galloway Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Dr Andrew Carnon
email: Andrew.carnon@nhs.net

ADP Co-ordinator - Jackie Davies
Dumfries & Galloway Alcohol & Drug Partnership 
Lochar WestUpdate
Crichton Hall
Glencaple Road
Dumfries  DG1 4TG
tel: 01387 244023
email: jdavies1888@nhs.net

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Dundee City Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - David Lynch
email: david.lynch@nhs.net

ADP Lead Officer - Steve Dalton
Dundee City Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Floor 2, Dundee House
50 North Lindsay Street
Dundee  DD1 1NF
tel: 01382 433715
email: sdalton@nhs.net

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East Ayrshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Eddie Fraser
 email: eddie.fraser@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

Co-ordinator - Liam Wells
East Ayrshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
East Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership
Civic Centre North
19 John Dickie Street
Kilmarnock   KA1 1HW
tel: 01563 555353
email: liam.wells@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

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East Dunbartonshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Andy Martin
email: andy.martin@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

ADP Co-ordinator - Liz Sneddon
East Dunbartonshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
East Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership
Southbank Industrial Estate
Kirkintilloch  G66 1XQ
tel: 0141 777 3000
email: liz.sneddon@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

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East Renfrewshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Julie Murray 
email: Julie.murray@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Co-ordinator- Janice Thomson
East Renfrewshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
East Renfrewshire Health & Social Care Partnership
1 Burnfield Avenue
Giffnock
Glasgow  G46 7TL
tel: 07740456951
email: janice.thomson@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

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Edinburgh City Alcohol and Drug Partnership
Website: www.edinburghadp.co.uk

Chair - Michelle Miller
email: michelle.miller@edinburgh.gov.uk

ADP Support Team Leader/Co-ordinator - Nick Smith
Edinburgh City Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Level 1.7
Waverley Court
East Market Street
Edinburgh  EH8 8BG
tel: 0131 529 2118
email: nicholas.smith@edinburgh.gov.uk

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Falkirk Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Fiona Campbell
email fiona.campbell@falkirk.gov.uk

Support Officer - Caird Forsyth
Falkirk Council Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Corporate & Housing Services
Policy & Community Planning Unit
Municipal Buildings
Falkikr  FK1 5RS
tel: 01324 506045
email: caird.forsyth@falkirk.gov.uk

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Fife Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair -Sean McCollum
e-mail: seanc@sdf.org.uk 

ADP Co-ordinator - Mark Steven
Fife Alcohol & Drug Partnership

Brunton House
318 High Street
Cowdenbeath  KY4 9QU
email: mark.steven@fife.gov.uk
tel: 08451 555 555 Ext: 446153

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Forth Valley Alcohol Strategic Co-ordination
Website: www.forthvalleyadp.org.uk

Chair - Graham Foster
email: graham.foster@nhs.net

Co-ordinator - Elaine Lawlor
Forth Valley Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Administration Area 5
Stirling Community Hospital
Livilands
Stirling  FK8 2AU
tel: 01786 454787 
email: elainelawlor@nhs.net

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Glasgow City Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Susanne Millar
email: susanne.millar@glasgow.gov.uk

ADP Strategy Co-ordinator - Stevie Lydon
Glasgow City Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Floor 3, Commonwealth House
32 Albion Street
Glasgow  G1 1LH
tel: 0141 276 6625
email: stevie.lydon@glasgow.gov.uk

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Highland Alcohol and Drug Partnership
Website: www.highland-adp.org.uk

Chair - Cheif Supt. Julian Innes
email: julian.innes2@scotland.pnn.police.uk

ADP Co-ordinator/Development Officer - Debbie Stewart
Highland Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Assynt House
Beechwood Business Park
Inverness  IV2 3BW 
tel: 01463 704603
email: deborah.stewart@nhs.net

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Inverclyde Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Councillor Joe Mcllwee
email: Joe.mcllwee@inverclyde.gov.uk

ADP Co-ordinator - Margaret McConnachie
Inverclyde Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Wellpark Cenbtre
30 Regent Street
Greenock  PA15 4PB
tel: 01475 715360 
email: Margaret.McConnachie@inverclyde.gov.uk

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Lanarkshire (North & South) Alcohol and Drug Partnership
Website: Lanarkshire ADP

Chair - Colin Sloey
email: colin.sloey@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk

ADP Co-ordinator - Valerie Tallon
North & South lanarkshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Glendoe Building
Coathill Hospital
Hospital Street
Coatbridge  ML5 4DN
tel: 01236 707583
email: valerie.tallon@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk

ADP Development Officer (South Lanarkshire) - Louise Cordiner
tel: 01236 707168
email: louise.cordiner@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk

ADP Development Officer (North Lanarkshire) - Eleanor McDermott
tel: 01236 703102
email: eleanor.mcdermott@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk

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Midlothian & East Lothian Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Eibhlin McHugh  
email: Eibhlin.McHugh@midlothian.gov.uk

Support Team Manager - Martin Bonnar
MELDAP
East Lothian Council
F28-29, 1st Floor, Brunton Hall
Ladywell Way
Musselburgh  EH21 6AF
tel: 0131 653 5162
email: mbonnar@eastlothian.gov.uk

Strategy Co-ordinator - John Thayers
tel: 0131 653 5163
email: john.thayers@midlothian.gov.uk

Development Officer - Gina Rotherford
tel: 01875 818270
email: gina.rotherford@midlothian.gov.uk

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Moray Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair – Jane Mackie
email: Jane.mackie@moray.gov.uk

Team Co-ordinator - Paul Johnson
Moray Alcohol & Drug Partnership
9 North Guidry Street
Elgin  IV30 1JR 
tel: 01340 557230
email: paul.johnson@moray.gov.uk

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North Ayrshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Tim Ross
email: Tim.Ross@scotland.pnn.police.uk

ADP Lead Officer - Mark Gallagher
North Ayrshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Perceton House
Irvine  KA11 2AL
tel: 01294 310444
email: markgallagher@north-ayrshire.gov.uk
website: www.naadp.com

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Orkney Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Gail Anderson
 email: gail.anderson@vaorkney.org.uk

ADP Substance Misuse Development Officer - Katie Spence
Orkney Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Public Health Department
Garden House
New Scapa Road
Kirkwall  KW15 1BL
tel: 01856 888116 
email: katiespence@nhs.net

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Perth & Kinross Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Bill Atkinson
email: batkinson@pkc.gov.uk

ADP Development Officer - Ian Smillie
Perth & Kinross Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Pullar House
35 Kinntouill Street
Perth  PH1 5GD
tel: 01738 475000
email: ismillie@pkc.gov.uk

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Renfrewshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership
Website: www.renfrewshireadp.co.uk/home.aspx.

Chair - Peter Macleod
email: peter.macleod@renfrewshire.gsx.gov.uk

ADP Co-ordinator - Donna Reid
Renfrewshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Renfrewshire Health & Social Care Partnership
Renfrewshire House
Third Floor
Cotton Street
Paisley  PA1 1AL
tel: 0141 618 4856
email: donna.reid@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

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Shetland Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Simon Bokor-Ingram 
Director of Health & Social Care
Shetland Isles Council 
tel: 01595 744070 
email: simon.bokor-ingram@nhs.net

Drug & Alcohol Development Officer - Karen Smith
Shetland Islands Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Health Improvement Department
Grantfield
Lerwick  ZE1 0NT 
tel: 01595 807498   
email: karenk.smith2@nhs.net

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South Ayrshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Kenny Leinster
email: kenneth.leinster@south-ayrshire.gov.uk

ADP Co-ordinator - Faye Murfet
South Ayrshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
County Buildings
Wellington Square
Ayr  KA7 1DR
tel: 01292 612147 
email: faye.murfet@south-ayrshire.gov.uk

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West Dunbartonshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Keith Redpath
email: keith.redpath@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

ADP Lead Officer - Vacant

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Western Isles Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Chair - Gordon Jamieson
email: gordon.jamieson@nhs.net

ADP Co-ordinator - Vacant

ADP Substance Misuse Development Officer - Karen Peteranna
Western Isles Alcohol & Drug Partnership
Bloock 11
Laxdale Court
Stornoway  HS2 0GS
tel: 01851 762022
email: karen.peteranna@nhs.net

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West Lothian Alcohol & Drug Partnership

Chair - Alan Bell 
email: Alan.Bell@westlothian.gov.uk

ADP Co-ordinator - Elizabeth Butters
West Lothian Alcohol & Drug Partnership
1st Floor, South Wing
Howden South Road
Livingston  EH54 6FF
tel: 01506 283368
email: Elizabeth.Butters@westlothian.gov.uk

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