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:
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 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
24 HOUR HELPLINES