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Turning Point Scotland Mobile Harm Reduction Service

Last updated: 27th June 2024

Type of service:

Voluntary

Need supported:

  • Alcohol
  • Drugs

Aim/Purpose:

Turning Point Scotland’s Mobile Harm Reduction Service supports people who are using drugs by delivering WAND – Wound care, Assessment of injecting risk, Naloxone and Dry blood spot testing. They can also provide advice on harmful alcohol use and sexual health. A harm reduction van, staffed by harm reduction practitioners, will be in the area every fortnight on a Thursday. This is a drop-in service.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • Middle-aged adult (36-55), Older adult (56 and older), Young adult (18-35)

Assessment/referral process:

  • Self-referral

Further Information:

You can call 07729 045 643 / 07729 045 183 for dates and an exact location. This is a drop-in service. if you know anyone who would benefit from this service you can contact Turning Point directly to request a WAND, you can call the office on 0141 280 3834 to arrange a suitable day and time.