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Drugs

National Helplines


Drugs Helpline: The National Drugs Helpline/Talk to Frank is a 24-hour free and confidential telephone service and web-site that offers advice and information for those who are concerned, or have questions, about drugs and solvent/volatile substance misuse, including drug misusers, their families, friends and carers. The service is available to anyone.
Helpline: 0800 77 66 00  (24-hours)
Text: 82111 (Text a question and FRANK will text you back)
Website: Know the Score 
Website: Talk to Frank

Support Line: Confidential helpline for an extensive list of issues including drug misuse
Website: Support Line
Phone line : 01708 765200


Groups and Services in Fife


Clued Up: Clued up is a drug awareness project offer support to young people experiencing difficulties with drugs and alcohol. They can also help with general health and lifestyle issues, for instance, free condom distribution and pregnancy testing service.
Tel:  01592 858248
Website: http://www.cluedup-project.org.uk
twitter:  @cluedupproject

Drug, Alcohol & Psychotherapies Limited (DAPL): Offers support and counselling to individuals/families who are affected by substance use.
Website: DAPL
Tel:  01333 422277

Lee O’Brien Solvent Trust (LOST): Aim To prevent the deaths of more young people by offering education and support services to anyone affected by, or worried about volatile solvent abuse.
Website: www.thelost.org.uk
Phone: 01333 424555

Fife Intensive Rehabilitation & Substance Misuse Team (FIRST): FIRST provides a Fife-wide rehabilitation service to clients with substance misuse problems via one-to-one, group and volunteer support.  FIRST now offer triage drop-in clinics across Fife where clients can speak to a Worker and refer themselves to appropriate services.There is no longer a need to refer via a Referral Form, you can simply attend and be seen that day. See website for details. Clinics are held in: Glenrothes, Levenmouth, Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline and Lochgelly
Website: FIRST
Tel: 01592 585960

NHS Fife Addiction Services: This service provides comprehensive clinical assessment and substitute prescribing for opioid/ benzodiazepine dependant individuals.
Visit: NHS Fife addictions service for details of drop-in clinics
Phone: 01592 716 446

 

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