Drug and Alcohol

Listed below are some organisations / support groups that provide information and advice about mental health.
Although the information was originally collected for use within the Linlithgow community we hope the list could be useful to others.

For further information on any of the organisations - just follow the website link/s or where there are no website links available email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Al-Anon 

Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. Confidential Helpline 0800 0086 811

Alcohol Focus ScotlandThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Provides information on alcohol problems.

ASH Action on Smoking and HealthThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Leading voluntary organisation tackling tobacco abuse. Advice on stopping smoking.

Castle Craig Hospital

Residential centre for alcohol and drug therapy. Website has an addiction information and resources section aimed at helping people are suffering from alcohol, drug or behavioural addiction problems.

CrossReach

Social care and support service by the Church of Scotland. Available to all people in Scotland.

Families Anonymous

Offers meetings, resources and services for families who has a member with a drug problem. Helpline number 0845 1200 660

Family Support Addications  

Family Support Addictions (part of VOCAL the Voice of Carers Edinburgh and Midlothian) provides support and information to parents, friends, partners and other family members in Edinburgh who are affected by someone else's drinking and drug use.

FRANK

Drugs information and advice. Parents, carers and friends worried about someone can call 0300 1236600

Hope UK

A drug education charity which works to equip young people to make drug-free choices (including legal substances like alcohol and cigarettes) by working with groups and individuals in both formal and informal settings.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) United Kingdom

Non - profit fellowship for those with a major drug problem. Recovering addicts meet regularly to help each other stay clean. NA Helpline: 0300 999 1212

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Offers information, advice and support to children of alcoholics.

National Drugs Helpline

The National Drugs Helpline gives information and advice to anyone in the UK concerned about drugs. Email available through website.

Notre Dame Centre

Provides services and support to vulnerable children, young people and families.

Smokers QuitlineThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Provides practical help, advice and support by trained counsellors to all smokers who want to stop.

Smoking Cessation ClinicThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A clinic at St John's Hospital, West Lothian which can be contacted by anyone concerned about their own or someone else's smoking. Group or individual support available. For more information e-mail us at the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Stop Smoking: NHS Inform

Provides information on services, local support and a Helpline.

United Christian Broadcasting (UCB) Prayerline 

Telephone team that will pray with you and for you. or you can submit your prayer request by filling in an online form. 

West Lothian Drug and Alcohol Service (WLDAS) 

Provides - information, advice and support plus counselling and support (confidential and non-discriminatory services) to reduce substance misuse related the harm caused by drugs, alcohol and tobacco to West Lothian residents and communities.