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Alcohol and Drug Misuse Services

Click here for more information about Alcohol and Drug Misuse Drop In Clinics in Edinburgh

Click here for more information about the Lothian and Edinburgh Abstinence Programme.

Edinburgh and Lothian Council on Alcohol (ELCA) offers help to anyone worried about their own or someone else’s drinking. There are drop in sessions available weekly which you can attend without an appointment:


6 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh

0131 337 8188

Monday 14:00 – 16:00 (women only);

Wednesday 15:00-18:00;

Saturday 10:00 – 13:00

Both alcohol and/or drug misuse services currently operate from five Recovery Hubs for South Central Edinburgh. They all operate a drop-in clinic service which you can attend without an appointment:

Life Line (used to be called CHAI)

ELS House. 555 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh

0131 442 2100

Monday 12:00-16:00,

Friday 12:00-16:00

Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre

30 Harvesters Way, Edinburgh

0131 453 9406

Tuesday 12:00-16:00,

Wednesday 12:00-16:00,

Thursday 12:00 – 16:00

Craigmillar Hub

2 Craigmillar Castle Road, Edinburgh

0131 661 5294

Monday 10:00-15:00

Spittal Street Centre

22-24 Spittal Street, Edinburgh

0131 537 8300

Wednesday 09:00-12:00

10 Firrhill Neuk, Oxgangs, Edinburgh

0131 537 8300

Friday 09:00-12:00

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