After a redevelopment process and a lot of hard work, the Addiction Recovery Companion – Edinburgh app will soon be relaunched. It now has updated information on services and meetings in the city (and online) as well as tools to help people find and grow their recovery. For more details and access to the app […]
Naloxone is a life saving drug that temporarily reverses the effects of opioids, (Heroin, Methadone, and similar drugs). Anyone can be easily trained to give it in an emergency when someone has overdosed. It is available on demand to people at risk, their carers and family members at the drop in services here. Lothian-Naloxone-Drop-in-poster-January-2017
The Scottish Recovery Consortium has recently provided free access to its Recovery workbook, a self help guide for people in recovery written by people in recovery. It can be found on their website.
Edinburgh ADP has commissioned a report to review its approach to the delivery of opiate replacement therapy (methadone, buprenorphine) within the city. The report sets out a number of changes that are needed to ensure that people have access to this treatment as a part of package of recovery oriented treatment. The report recommends further […]