Sources of Information and Help

Focussing on finding help in Scotland this page helps direct people to sources of information and help in this part of Europe.

There is no definitive expert in the fields of psychoactive substance use. Whilst psychiatrists, psychologists, drug treatment professionals and ex addicts may all have useful skills and prove helpful in engaging with the subject, there is no definitive 'expert'. (Janus Solutions 2007)

The following list of contacts is neither exhaustive nor meant to be exclusive but offered as a starting point to help you begin to explore and find your own answers. We do of course provide a brief description which is totally biased and is developing as we go.


Free 24 hour telephone helpline: UK National Drugs Helpline 0800 77 66 00


Drug Policy Reform

(for those of you who have expressed an interest and requested more info)