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East Renfrewshire Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service (ADRS)

Last updated: 2nd July 2024

Type of service:


Need supported:

  • Alcohol
  • Drugs


East Renfrewshire Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service (ADRS) is part of East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership, and includes staff from social work and health. We offer recovery-focused help and services if you have difficulties with alcohol and / or drugs and can provide you with the following: • a named worker who will work with you throughout your contact with us • an initial assessment, help develop your specific recovery care plan, counselling, and support with mental health and physical health issues linked to alcohol and/or drugs. • medication assisted treatment if you are opiate dependent • group based recovery supports such as mutual aid and relaxation • support to family members (aged 16 and over) who are affected by a loved one’s use of alcohol or drug use.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Health professional, Self-referral

Any resident of East Renfrewshire, age 16 and over experiencing difficulty with alcohol and drug issues. The service also provides support to family members (aged 16 and over) who are affected by a loved one’ alcohol and drug use. Self- referral phone 0141 577 4685 for advice or to make a referral. Assessment appointments are offered at a number of locations. You can also email Contact and referrals can also be made on your behalf by: • someone else if they have your permission • your doctor or other professionals/workers • A family member can contact us if they are affected by a loved one’s alcohol and/or drug use.

Further Information:

If you need help urgently: • Alcoholics Anonymous – 0800 9177 650 • Narcotics Anonymous – 0300 999 1212 • Cocaine Anonymous – (8am to 11pm) – 0141 959 6363 • South Area Crisis Team (9am to 8pm)- 0141 232 7060 • Mental Health Services (Out of hours 8pm to 9am) – 0845 650 1730 • NHS 24 Help Line – 111 • Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre – 0141 420 6969 • Social Work (Out of hours) – 0300 434 1505.