Drugs & Alcohol Advice

Gateway to Recovery Clinics

Gateway to Recovery Clinics, bring together NHS and voluntary sector services to provide a comprehensive assessment for people trying to cope with and overcome problems caused or affected by alcohol or drugs.

They provide harm reduction advice, medical treatments, counselling and other support for those on their recovery journey.

All services provided at the Gateway will be accessed through a drop in at the below locations and times.

East Lothian Community Hospital ( previously Roodlands Hospital)
Out Patients Department - OPD 2
Hospital Road

1pm  to 4pm (last patient seen at 3.45pm)

Midlothian Substance Misuse Service
Glenesk Centre
1/5 Duke Street
11am to 4pm

East Lothian Substance Misuse Service
The Esk Centre, Ladywell Way
(11am to 4pm)

Eastfield Health Centre
Loganlea Centre
Eastfield Farm Road
9:30am to 12:30pm

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Email: help@aamail.org

Telephone: 0800 917 7650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com


If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.

Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk

One You Drinks Tracker: Mobile App

Drinking a bit too much can sneak up on you. Our free drinks tracker app makes it easy to keep an eye on the booze and take control with daily tips and feedback.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

One You Days Off: Mobile App

The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com