DRUG AND ALCOHOL INFORMATION

This section gives you some of the facts about alcohol, drugs and volatile substances. If you would like more in-depth information, there are links to other relevant websites. You can also use our Discussion Forum or Contacts section to put any queries to the Alcohol and Drugs Partnership or contact them direct on 01463 704603. Visit the Getting Help section to find details of services available in Highland.

If you are worried about your drinking call the National Alcohol Helpline DRINKLINE on 0800 7 314 314

For free and confidential Drugs information call the KNOW THE SCORE Information Line on 0800 587 587 9, to speak to a trained adviser. Or visit the 'Know the Score' website www.knowthescore.info

 

ALCOHOL FOCUS SCOTLAND report on number of licensed premises linked to alcohol-related illnesses and deaths. The study investigated the links between alcohol outlet availability and health outcomes across the whole of Scotland. The researcher used Scottish 'datazones' - 6,505 small areas representing neighbourhoods. They compared the number of alcohol outlets within each neighbourhood with records of alcohol-related hospitalisation and deaths there.

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DIRECTORY of Alcohol & Drug Recovery Services in Highland (revised November 2017) available here

PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS IN RESPONSE TO SUBSTANCE MISUSE

This report represents a summary of highly processed evidence related to Public Health intervention in response to substance misuse (drugs) to support parents, their children and young people up to 25 years.

Read report here

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