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Addiction Services - at Christmas and New Year

All Year Round

For alcohol and drug addiction problems either self refer direct to local specialist teams or contact your GP. Crisis services are also available at the Drug Crisis Centre. There are also various voluntary organisations operating in local areas to offer support for those who are having problems with alcohol or drug misuse.

At weekends and public holidays - if you are not currently known to a Community Addiction Team but need urgent help contact any of the following:

  • Emergency Social Work Service - 0800 811 505
  • NHS 24 - 111
  • Drug Crisis Centre - 0141 420 6969

Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre

The Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre is a service provided by Turning Point Scotland for people with drug misuse problems. Within the centre there is a 24 hour support and advice, needle exchange and support service. No referral is necessary. Residential beds are also available for people who are assessed as not managing in the community. The Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre is based at

123 West Street
Tel: 0141 420 6969

Link Up

Link Up is a service run by the Turning Point Scotland for rough sleepers or homeless people in Glasgow who are in crisis because of their alcohol use or mental health problems and subsequent chaotic lifestyles. Link Up provides a 24 hour support and advice service.

A residential unit is also available for those in immediate crisis needing social and health care support. No referral is necessary.

Link Up is based at:

112 Commerce Street
Glasgow G5 9NT
Tel: 0141 420 1929

Local Services - Clyde


All year round

  • Renfrewshire Drug Service - 0141 889 1223
  • Alcohol Problems Clinic Dykebar Hospital - 0141 314 4435
  • Inverclyde Integrated Drug Service - 01475 499 001
  • Inverclyde Integrated Alcohol Service - 01475 715 353
  • Leven Addiction Services, Joint Hospital, Dumbarton - 01389 812018
  • HEAR – (West Dunbartonshire) Out of hours helpline - 0141 952 8815


  • Alcoholics Anonymous - 0845 76 97 555
  • Narcotics Anonymous - 0845 37 33 366