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Youth Alcohol & Drugs Service (YADS)

5th Floor

The Twomax Building

187 Old Rutherglen Road

Glasgow, G5 0RE

YADS provides advice and support to all health and social services including GPs, youth justice, specialist NHS adolescent services and residential services. It also offers a direct treatment function to known patients of GPs, NHS Community Adolescent Mental Health Services, and specialist residential services (James Shields Project, and Ar Caladh) residing within NHS Greater Glasgow catchment area who are vulnerable as a result of alcohol and/or drugs misuse/dependence and who are aged from 12 to 18 years.

Referral Information

Referrals from GPs, specialist child and adolescent services, specialist addiction services and youth residential services should be sent directly to the service.

Referrals from other primary care and other social services should be directed to Locality Community Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS):

  • Partners in Advocacy Mental Health Project

  • East Glasgow Community Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • West Glasgow Community Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • North Glasgow Community Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • South Glasgow Community Adolescent Mental Health Service