Inspiring young people to think sensibly about alcohol, this fun website uses online games, video scenarios and interactive quizzes to get the messages across. There is also an extensive teachers section, including lesson plans, debates and role plays.
Alcohol Concern is the national agency on alcohol misuse. They work to reduce the incidence and costs of alcohol-related harm and to increase the range and quality of services available to people with alcohol-related problems.
Addictions Counselling Inverness offers help and support to individuals who may be experiencing problems due to their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use.
Alcohol Focus Scotland is Scotland's national alcohol charity. Their main aims are to promote a responsible attitude to drinking in Scotland and to reduce the effects of alcohol misuse on all those affected by their own or anothers drinking.
Alcohol Information Scotland site provides information, statistics and research relating specifically to alcohol misuse. Our target users are policy makers, professionals, researchers, employers and the wider community.
A six week online programme to help users reduce drinking and develop safer drinking habits. Free and confidential.
This site has been developed by the Portman Group. It gives factual information about varied aspects of alcohol use, including calculating your units and the health effects of drinking.
Drinkaware is under the Portman Group "umbrella" and aims to raise awareness amongst alcohol consumers
The Drug Misuse Information in Scotland site provides information, statistics and research relating to drug and alcohol misuse. Our target users are policy makers, professionals, researchers, employers and the wider community.
DrugScope is the UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs. Our aim is to inform policy development and reduce drug-related risk. We provide quality drug information, promote effective responses to drug taking, undertake research at local, national and international levels, advise on policy-making, encourage informed debate and speak for our member organisations working on the ground. DrugScope is supported by a variety of organisations, including Government, EU, Trusts and Foundations.
The Highland Council website provides guidance and information on Council services, such as Social Work and Housing.
A toolkit of resources for young people, parents and carers, and any professionals involved with children. Covers alcohol, drugs, tobbaco, Blood Borne Viruses, Volatile Substance Abuse and New Psychoactive Substances.
Includes lesson plans, web sites, and materials available from NHS Highland Health Improvement Resources Service
Aim is to develop services for young carers throughout Highland. Can provide advice, information and training to professionals in both adults and children's services to facilitate the identification and support of young carers
Highland Youth Voice is an elected Parliament of 70 young people from throughout the area. They want to make sure that young people have a say in issues that effect young people and also take action on issues that they think are important.
This site, from Alcohol Concern, is designed to help you work out whether you're drinking too much, and if so, what you can do about it.
New website from the Scottish Executive giving information and advice about alcohol issues. Sections include culture, relationships, work, health and the law. There is also a "booze quiz" and questionnaire. The site is visually attractive and easy to use.
Website of the Institute of Alcohol Studies, an education charity which aims to increase the understanding of alcohol and of public policies necessary to reduce the problems associated with its use.
Website is full of useful information from fact sheets to current news stories.
Website for the International Harm Reduction Association, which works with local, national and international organisations to assist individuals and communities in public health advocacy, communication, best practice, education, training and research.
As Scotlands definitive drugs information gateway, this portal web site provides you with the facts on drugs in Scotland, whether you're a young person, a parent/relative, friend, carer or a community group. The web site contains information for anyone who wants to know about drugs in Scotland and the harmful effects of drugs misuse. Know the Score is at the heart of a network of drugs-related services and organisations which provide information and advice on drugs issues in Scotland.
Inverness Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Recovery Group. Primary purpose is to help other drug addicts to recover from addiction.
A service which loans training packs, DVDs, videos, laminated posters, models displays and equipment on several health improvement topics within Highland. Also provides some non-returnable leaflets and posters.
This online directory has been developed to help people find information on all drug treatment and rehabilitation services in Scotland
Northern Constabulary's website promotes the police work across Highland. Their goal is to make a positive contribution to the well-being of the Highlands and Islands through a problem solving approach to community policing and their aim is the pursuit of excellence in community policing.
Website for Parentline Plus, part of the Family Lives charity based in England. The site gives advice to parents worried about issues such as alcohol which might affect children and teenagers.
Greater Glasgow & Clyde Drug Action Team has team up with Lapidus Writing & Story Telling Service to work with recovering drug users to write short stories about their recovery process. The aim of these stories is to inspire others on the road to recovery.
The Scotlandâ€™sHealth On the Web service is provided by a team of people based within the Information and Statistics Division of NHSScotland. In addition to the SHOW team, the contributing websites on SHOW are provided by the organisations themselves and a dedicated army of NHSScotland staff.
Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is the national non-government drugs policy and information agency working in partnership with others to co-ordinate effective responses to drug use in Scotland. SDF aims to support and represent, at both local and national levels, a wide range of interests, promoting collaborative, evidence-based responses to drug use.
The Scottish Government site gives information about the activities and responsibilities of the Government, including the Substance Misuse Division.
Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and drugs provide a wide range of services for family members and family support groups. Call the free and Confidential helpline 08080 101011 - 5pm - 7pm, 7 days a week.
Scottish Training on Drugs and Alcohol (STRADA) delivers quality training across Scotland to all professionals in health, social, education, police and prison services: pharmacists and non-statutory organisations. STRADA is a partnership between the University of Glasgow's Centre for Drug Misuse Research (CDMR), The Department of Adult and Continuing Education (DACE) and DrugScope.
Services for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Inverness
The Portman Group are a principal provider of sensible drinking advice in the UK and support the government, media, industry and consumers with research, educational materials and campaigns. They also encourage responsible marketing practices through their Code of Practice. The Group was set up in 1989 by the UK's leading drinks producers, which together supply the majority of the alcohol sold in the UK.
The SRC is a small independant charity funded by the Scottish Government to support the implementation of national drugs Strategy 'The Road to Recovery'. SRC works with people in recovery, treatment providers, recovery communities and support agencies to build the capacity of the recovery movement on a local & national level.
Waverley Care is Scotland's leading charity providing care and support to people living with HIV or Hepatitis C. As part of their work Waverley Carealso strive to raise awareness of these conditions and their prevention.