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 is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience in order to solve their common problems. 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 020 7403 0888

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

Residential centre for drug therapy.

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

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 Across Lothian) 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.

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

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

HOPE - Bo'ness Substances Abuse ProjectThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Provides support for anyone living with a drug problem and those connected with that person. For more information e-mail us at the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Narcotics Anonymous United Kingdom / UKNA

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 - Adolescent UnitThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For emotionally disturbed young people together with support and guidance for their families. For more information e-mail them or us at the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Notre Dame Centre - Child Guidance ClinicThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For emotionally disturbed children with support and guidance for their families. For more information e-mail them or us at the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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) PrayerlineThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone and email contact that will pray with you / for you to bring God into the equation of your life.

West Lothian Drug and Alcohol Service (WLDAS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Provides - information, advice and support plus counselling and support (confidential and non-discriminatory services) to reduce substance misuse related harm to individuals, families and the community of West Lothian.