Getting Help

Whether you’re worried about yours or someone else’s drug and/or alcohol use, looking for advice, or to access support, our services are here to help.


ADAPT is the main drug and alcohol triage service in Fife. It provides assessment of need and referral to specialist drug and alcohol services within the NHS and Third Sector as well as providing information, education and early interventions that help prevent problems. The service offers counselling and referral to specialist services that support recovery from substance-related problems for individuals and families.

Phone: 01592 321321
Website: ADAPT Substance Recovery

Barnardo’s Empowering Change (BEC)

Barnardo's Empowering Change Service supports children and families within Fife to become more confident and able to cope with life events where substance misuse has impacted on the family.

Support is offered to families with children aged 0-18 and can consist of individual support to parents and children and also family support.

Referrals are accepted via Fife Social Work Service, Addiction Services, Education, self-referrals and other third party organisations.

Phone: 01592 651482
Website: Barnardo's

Clued Up Project

Clued Up provides a comprehensive “youth friendly” substance use support and information service to young people under 25 across Fife, also targeting the wider issues of general well-being and lifestyle.

The project provides education, prevention, early intervention and diversion for young people affected by their own or someone else’s drug/alcohol/substance use.

Phone: 01592 858248

Drugs, Alcohol and Psychotherapies Limited (DAPL)

DAPL offers one to one counselling, support, and advice to people and their families who are affected by substance use issues and/or emotional distress.

Phone: 01333 422277
Text: 07584 233 877
Website: DAPL - Drugs, Alcohol & Psychotherapies Limited

Fife Intensive Rehabilitation & Substance Use Team (FIRST)

Fife Intensive Rehabilitation & Substance Use Team (FIRST) provides a community based rehabilitation service to individuals aged 16 and over in Fife with drug or alcohol issues via one to one, group and volunteer support. Our overarching aim and purpose is to provide a quality rehabilitation service to clients who wish to change their lifestyle

Phone: 01592 585960
Website: FIRST

FrontLine Fife

The Recovery Link service is offered to those with drug and/or alcohol addictions who wish to either begin the road to recovery or who need help to sustain their recovery programme.  Through practical support and assistance we help those we support to manage their addiction, achieve their ultimate goals and live independently.

The service offers flexible, on-going support which encourages adoption of a healthy lifestyle and improvement of physical and psychological health and is provided in partnership with Fife Intensive Rehabilitation & Substance Misuse Team (FIRST). They can also provide housing support and advice, court representation, temporary accommodation, housing management, Prevention First (enhanced housing options), employability and social enterprises.

Phone: 01592 800430
Website: Frontline Fife

NHS Fife Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD) Nurse Service

Support for people affected by alcohol related brain damage.

Phone: 01592 643355

NHS Fife Addiction Services

Alcohol and drug treatment service providing stabilisation, prescribing and detoxification interventions for people experiencing drug and or/alcohol dependency.

Phone: 01592 716446
Website: Addiction services in NHS Fife | NHS Fife

Phoenix Futures

Provide a wide variety of services to help people with their drug and/or alcohol addiction.

Phone: 07704 019622


Peer and volunteer led community group for people in recovery providing a diverse range of activities (open to family, friends and children), support, social events and access to new experiences and opportunities to reduce isolation and loneliness and to promote recovery.

Phone: 01592 786728 / 07734408498

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Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs - Fife Family Support Service

We offer support to anyone in Fife over the age of 16 who is affected by someone else's drug or alcohol use. This could be a direct family member, or even a friend or a colleague who is using substances.

National Helpline: 08080 101011
Phone: 01592 382330
Website: Fife Family Support Service - SFAD

We Are With You - Fife Specialist Harm Reduction Service

Offers a range of services to help reduce drug related harm including:

  • Provision of clean injecting equipment and other drug paraphernalia
  • 1:1 assessment, referral and support into treatment (if requested)
  • Overdose prevention work including access to Take Home Naloxone programme (THN)
  • Blood borne virus testing for HIV and Hepatitis
Freephone: 0800 9179211
Phone: 01592 619090
Website: Fife - We Are With You