Addictions Counselling Inverness -
Welcome to Addictions Counselling Inverness

Please note that as of the 25th of September 2017, our offices have moved to 108 Church Street, Inverness, IV1 1EP. All other contact details remain the same.

Addictions Counselling Inverness is a Third Sector organisation based in Inverness, which offers free one-to-one counselling for adults who are experiencing issues with alcohol, drugs, gambling or other addictive behaviours.

We are commissioned by NHS Highland to provide our counselling service across Inverness, Nairn and Badenoch & Strathspey. Our service is delivered mainly from our Inverness office at 108 Church Street but outreach sessions are also available in locations in Nairn and Badenoch & Strathspey.

What we provide:
  • A free, confidential counselling service for the Inverness, Nairn and Badenoch & Strathspey area, which is accessible to adults affected by addiction & substance misuse related problems.

  • Information and advice relating to addiction & substance misuse issues.


SMART Recovery group 

Other meetings in the Inverness area are:-
Osprey House-Raigmore Avenue, Inverness, IV2 3DZ. Friday's 1.30 pm to 3 pm.

Apex Scotland- Unit 7, 23 Lotland St Inverness, IV1 1ST. Mondays's 1.30 pm to 3 pm.

Beechwood Inverness. 69-71 Old Perth Rd, Inverness. IV2 3JH. Tuesday's 3.30 pm to 5 pm.

SMART stands for ‘Self Management And Recovery Training’ and began in 1994 in the United States. It has grown into a worldwide network of self-help meetings, both face-to-face and online, where participants can get help from others in recovery. SMART operates as a non-profit organisation in many countries including the United States, the UK, Canada and Australia.

SMART Recovery (SMART) is a science-based programme to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behaviour. This includes addictive behaviour with substances such as alcohol, nicotine or drugs, or compulsive behaviours such as gambling, food, shopping, self-harming and so on. 

Phone ACI on 01463 220995   for further details.


Gambling Counselling 

ACI has offered counselling to people with gambling issues for the last couple of years but we have recently gained funding from GAMCARE, the social responsibility body for the gambling industry.

The funding is on a session-by-session basis and the specialist counselling  is conducted by one of counselling team, who has undertaken GAMCARE training.

If you need help with gambling issues, please call the office on 01463 220995.

Addictions Counselling Inverness
108 Church St, Inverness IV1 1EP
Tel: 01463 220995
Company Registration No. 97508     Scottish Charity Reference No. SC 000233

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