Be aware


If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance.


Addiction is when you have a strong physical or psychological need or urge to do something or use something. It is a dependence on a substance or activity even if you know that it causes you harm. It can impact your daily life.

The most common types of addiction are:

  • smoking
  • drinking alcohol
  • gambling
  • taking drugs
  • prescription medicines

Please find resources and links to resources that can provide more information. 

Your Support Glasgow

NHS Inform

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs

Know The Score

Talk to Frank


GAMCare Scotland

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