We would like to provide assurance that alcohol and drug services in each locality across Greater Glasgow and Clyde continue to operate, but in light of the current situation, we have had to change the way in which we deliver these services.
Our priority is to deliver the following:
Due to the situation our total number of bases has reduced and some have had to relocate. Like many other health and social care services, we are minimising face-to-face contact at present. However, we will continue to be accessible through telephone and can arrange to see our service users as and when is required and possible.
During this time key-workers and care managers will strive to maintain service user contact via regular telephone checks.
Details of local services are included in the contact table below.
Prescription duration and collection arrangements may change based on individual assessments, and prescriptions are being delivered direct to pharmacies.
If you are a patient of our services, you can help us by:
If you are seeking support for alcohol and drug problems, or are a concerned family member/carer, you should phone your local service (numbers below) in the first instance to discuss what support they can offer you in the current situation.
Injecting Equipment Provision and Naloxone:
If an overdose occurs it is likely an ambulance will take longer to arrive, so you need to have Naloxone with you at all times.
IEP sites can be located using:
You can still collect prescriptions and IEP equipment from pharmacies, however, pharmacy services are restricted on the number of people allowed into the pharmacy at any one time. Please be patient, respect staff and other patients, and maintain two metre social distancing at all times.
Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services contact details:
Further information is available on the HSCP websites and HSCP Twitter accounts.
You can also follow updates from NHSGGC on our Twitter account at: www.twitter.com/nhsggc
The following links also provide useful information:
Glasgow Recovery Communities: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Glasgow Recovery Community cafes, groups and initiatives are
suspended until further notice.
We are providing continued support via telephone and on-line services.
North West Recovery Community
0141 328 4578
North East Recovery Community
0141 556 3951
South Community Recovery Network
0141 429 8181
North West Recovery Hub
North East Recovery Hub
0808 178 5901
0808 164 4261
South Recovery Hub
0141 423 5872
On-line support Services
We are providing on-line check-ins and recovery meetings through GOOGLE MEET on-line. Contact your local recovery community for details.
Check-ins 10:00 am Monday - Sunday
Recovery Meetings 2:00 pm Monday - Sunday
Additional on-line support:
Psychcentral SMART, Mutual Aid, N/A, A/A
A/A on-line http://www.aa.org/
N/A on-line http://www.na.org/
In The Rooms free online recovery tool offering 130 weekly online meetings:
12 Step, Non-12 Step, Wellness and Mental Health.
The Recovery Consultants