MIDLOTHIAN & EAST LOTHIAN DRUGS & ALCOHOL PARTNERSHIP

Contact MELDAP

Telephone: 0131 653 5162
Email: MELDAP@eastlothian.gov.uk

MIDLOTHIAN & EAST LOTHIAN
DRUGS & ALCOHOL PARTNERSHIP

Adult Information

If you are an adult living in East Lothian and Midlothian and you need some advice or support about your own or someone else’s drinking or drug use then click on the links below to find out more. 

Adult Related External Links

NHS Choices - Live Well:

www.nhs.uk/livewell/alcohol
www.nhs.uk/livewell/drugs

The NHS Choices Site is for NHS Services in England. The site does however provide a range of very helpful information on alcohol, mental health, being a young carer as well as a range of health and wellbeing topics. 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may share their common problems and help others recover from alcoholism. 

Know the Score:

www.knowthescore.info

This site provides a range of information on topics such as drugs and the law, what to do in an emergency, details of a helpline for those worried about their own or someone else’s drug use and a drugs quiz.

Adult Focus Scotland:

www.alcohol-focus-scotland.org.uk

Alcohol Focus Scotland is the only Scottish charity dedicated to raising awareness of, and reducing the significant harm caused by alcohol. The site provides accurate information to the public and professionals. 

Drink Aware:

www.drinkaware.co.uk

This site from the UK’s leading alcohol charity provides consumers with information to make informed decisions about the effects of alcohol on their lives and lifestyles. 

Down Your Drink:

www.downyourdrink.org.uk

Clear information on alcohol use and misuse including an online drinking questionnaire. 

Talk to Frank:

www.talktofrank.com

This national site provides a wide range of information for adults, young people and parents on a wide range of drugs as well as a helpline; what to do if you are worried about someone’s substance use and people’s own stories. 

Drink & Drugs:

www.drinkanddrugs.net

This is a web portal for professionals in the substance misuse sector and wider health, social care and criminal justice settings and for individuals affected by drugs and alcohol use.

The Mark Wright Project:

www.themarkwrightproject.org.uk

The Mark Wright Project aims to actively support ex-service men and women and their families address the invisible wounds of war and ease their transition into civilian life including alcohol and drug counselling. The service is based at Eskbank in Dalkeith.

Alcohol Concern:

www.alcoholconcern.org.uk

Alcohol Concern is the national agency on alcohol misuse campaigning for effective alcohol policy and improved services for people whose lives are affected by alcohol related problems.

Inexcess TV:

www.inexcess.tv

Inexcess TV uses the power of personal experience, television and the internet to help people when drink, drugs and other excessive behaviours have become a problem in their life, or the lives of others.