Addictions Counselling Inverness -
Other Services & Links

There are a number of other local and national services, organisations & helplines, which you may find useful.

Local Services & Organisations

Osprey House 01463 716888
NHS Substance misuse service available to individuals within the Highland area.

Substance Misuse In-Patient Service - Ruthven Ward, New Craigs 
01463 704670 

Beechwood House 01463 711335
Substance misuse service providing Residential Rehabilitation 
and Social Care to men and women with alcohol and drug issues. Also offer Community Outreach, Concerned Significant Other & Family Support.

Cale House/ Crossreach 01463 718616
Crossreach offers supported accommodation to single vulnerable homeless people, with the aim of helping people to be able to live independently.  

Community Psychiatric Nurses (Substance Misuse)
The CPN service provides full assessment and treatment plans to individuals with a drug or alcohol problem. Interventions offered include: home detoxification, substitute prescribing, motivational interviewing, relapse management and joint/ family counselling.
  • Caithness 01955 606915
  • North West & East Sutherland 01641 521876 / 01408 634291
  • East Highland 01349 869231
  • West Ross 01854 633263
  • Skye & Lochalsh 01478 613772/ 01599 530933
  • Inverness -  01463 706972
  • Nairn & Ardersier 01667 422786
  • Badenoch & Strathspey 01479 813400
  • Lochaber 01397 709830
  • Dual Diagnosis Workers:-
    • Inverness 01463 706958
    • East Highland 01349 853636
    • Nairn & Ardersier 01667 453049

Councils on Alcohol (counselling services)
  • Lochaber Council on Alcohol 01397 702340
  • Ross Sutherland Alcohol Counselling 01862 894097
  • Skye & Lochalsh Council on Alcohol 01478 612633
  • Moray Council on Addictions 01343 552211

Prison Addiction Service 01463 229029
The Porterfield team offers a range of services to the prison residents. These include: detoxification, maintenance, one-to-one support, group work, transitional care, through care support and family groups. 

Highland Council Criminal Justice Service Drug Treatment & Testing Orders 01463 716324/ 724554
Statutory and non statutory criminal justice team.

Apex Highland 01463 717033
Delta+ is a voluntary programme run by Apex Highland aimed at assisting individuals who are in treatment or post treatment. 

SMART Recovery UK www.smartrecovery.org.uk
SRUK is a peer led, non-profit, international  organisation which provides free self help groups and related services for individuals wishing to learn more about substance or activity addiction.

Alcoholics Anonymous 0800 9177650
Offer over 50 regular AA meetings throughout Highland, offering groups and individual support.  

Families Anonymous 0845 1200 660
For relatives and friends concerned ab out the use of drugs and related behaviour problems. Self help group held in Inverness.

Al Anon/ Al Teen Family Groups 020 7403 0888
Over 20 groups meet throughout the Highlands offering ongoing group and individual support to families and families of those with alcohol problems.


Other agencies, helplines & links

Drinkline 0800 9178282
NHS Choices website  drinks diary
"Know the Score" Drug Line 0800 5875879
Highland Alcohol & Drug Partnership 01463 704603
NHS 24 08454 242424 
Samaritans 08457 909090/ 01463 713456
Breathing Space (National Mental Health Helpline) 0800 838587 website 
Gateway/ Highland Homeless Trust (Homelessness Service) 01463 714848
Housing information (Highland Council) website
Brook Advisory Service (Sexual Health) 01463 242434
Waverley Care Highland (Sexual Health) 01463 711 585
Relate Highland (Relationship Counselling) 01463 712888
Women's Aid (Domestic Violence) 01463 220719
Rape & Abuse Line 01349 865316
Northern Constabulary 01463 715555/ 101
Citizen's Advice Bureau 01463 235345
Child Protection (Highland Council) 0800 441111

 

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