Problematic Substance Misuse Advocacy Service (Advocard)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 16 years old and over and who identify as having problematic substance use

Who provides this?

  • Advocard

Description

Advocard’s team of trained advocacy workers can support you by listening, discussing and exploring your options, and communicating your views to those that need to hear them. Advocard can help if you are finding it difficult to access services or gain access to treatment.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties
  • Service is appointment only

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service available

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Type of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Categories:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Creative
Housing, benefits, debt
Learning, employability, volunteering
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Religion
Substance use
Women

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