Adolescent Substance Use Service – ASUS (NHS Lothian)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Young people aged 18 and under experiencing difficulties related to their own substance use


NHS Lothian One to One treatment and support service providing psychological interventions to young people aged 18 and under experiencing difficulties related to their own substance use (drugs and/or alcohol)

Support includes:

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Goal Planning
  • Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach

Appointments will be offered within three weeks.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral

Referrals can be made by any concerned person including professionals, family, young person themself.

Location information

Clinics are provided in City Centre locations but can be arranged in other professional locations throughout the city.

Opening times

This service offered during Core times Monday to Friday 8am until 6pm, although these can be flexible.

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00

Contact Details

Adolescent Substance use Service (ASUS)
ASUS City Chambers Level 6 , 249 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ

Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Substance use

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