1. Where can I find information on types of drugs?

The Forth Valley Alcohol and Drug Partnership produce a comprehensive printed directory of services.

The Scottish Drugs Forum produce a comprehensive printed guide to drugs called Drugfax – this publication is available on request and is chargeable.

Drugscope maintains an on-line encyclopedia of drugs called Drugsearch.

NHS Health Scotland is a national Health Board working with public, private and third sectors to reduce health inequalities and improve health

2. Where can I get help for a drug or alcohol problem locally?

Signpost Recovery 0845 673 1774
FV Family Support Service 0808 010 1011

See FVADP Service Directory

The Know the Score Information Line offers free and confidential advice 24 hours a day : Phone: 0800 587 5879.

3. To find out about information on drug and alcohol support services available in your area see:

FVADP Service Directory

Scottish Drugs Forum Service Directory

4. How can I find information on the drug and alcohol problems in my area?

The Scottish Public Health Observatory (ScotPHO) collaboration is co-led by ISD Scotland and NHS Health Scotland, and includes the Glasgow Centre for Population Health, National Records of Scotland and Health Protection Scotland.  They aim to provide a clear picture of the health of the Scottish population and the factors that affect it.

The Online Profiles Tool is able to display all of the data and outputs associated with each profile, there are also supplementary reports available.

Downer Deaths – mixing downers increases the risk leaflet

5. Pharmacies providing Injecting Equipment Provision ( Needle Exchange)and Naloxone

IEP Pharmacies

Naloxone Pharmacies

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