MIDLOTHIAN & EAST LOTHIAN DRUGS & ALCOHOL PARTNERSHIP

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Email: MELDAP@eastlothian.gov.uk

MIDLOTHIAN & EAST LOTHIAN
DRUGS & ALCOHOL PARTNERSHIP

Professionals External Related Links

The Alchohol Education & Research Council:

www.aerc.org.uk

This site covers all aspects of the Alcohol Education and Research Council’s activities especially funding alcohol research and development projects as well as providing small grants and studentships to individuals working in the alcohol field.

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. 

Drug & Alcohol Findings:

www.findings.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol Findings bridges the divide between research on the effectiveness of responses to drug and alcohol problems and the practitioners who provide these interventions, with a focus on UK relevant research. 

Drug & Alcohol Library:

www.drugslibrary.stir.ac.uk

This comprehensive site is owned and maintained by Scottish Addiction Studies based at the University of Stirling which has been providing quality teaching and research in addictions since 1984. Most of the full-text documents are available for download.

Drug Scope:

www.drugscope.org.uk

Drugscope is the UK’s leading independent centre of expertise on drugs. Its aim is to inform policy and reduce drug related harm- to individuals, families and communities. 

Alcoholics Anonymous:

www.alcoholics-anonymous.co.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.

Alcohol 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.

Re-Solv:

www.re-solv.org

The site provides information about solvent and volatile substance abuse in a range of formats. The site provides factsheets and a free online training course.

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.

The National Institute of Drug Abuse:

www.nida.nih.gov

The National Institute of Drug Abuse is an American site which provides an extensive range of information and publications for professionals , recovery, addictions, counselling.

SMART Recovery:

www.smartrecovery.org.uk

SMART Recovery’s purpose is to help individuals seeking abstinence from addictive behaviours to gain independence, achieve recovery and lead meaningful satisfying lives.

UK Drug Rehab:

www.uk-rehab.com

UK Drug Rehab is a privately funded, non-profit making project that aims to provide free, unbiased information on drug addiction, alcoholism, substance abuse, addiction treatment, drug rehab clinics and services.

The UK Drug Policy Commission:

www.ukdpc.org.uk

The UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC) is an independent body providing objective analysis of UK policy. It aims to improve political, media and public understanding of drug policy issues and the options for achieving a rational and effective (evidence led) response to problems caused by illegal drugs.

The Scottish Recovery Drugs Consortium:

www.scottishrecoveryconsortium.org.uk

The Scottish Recovery Drugs Consortium (SRDC) is an independent charity established to drive and promote recovery for individuals, family members and communities affected by drugs across Scotland.