Reducing Alcohol and Drugs Use

Reducing use of and harm from alcohol, tobacco and other drugs is one of Scotland's top 6 Public Health Priorities. There is a national strategy for reducing the harm from alcohol and drugs called Rights, Respect and Recovery.

Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADPs)

The Alcohol and Drug Partnership is the group in Aberdeen responsible for reducing the harm of alcohol and drugs in the City. The ADP brings together local partners including health boards, local authorities, police and voluntary agencies. They are responsible for commissioning and developing local strategies for tackling problem alcohol and drug use and promoting recovery, based on an assessment of local needs.

The other pages of this section contain helpful information about alcohol and drugs, services and what you can do to help reduce risks.