COVID 19 Update

All ADS services continue to operate remotely, by phone and / or webcam. Please call us on 01556 503550 [for ADS Services] or 0333 8806950 [Being There Family Support Service]    

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Being There Family Support Service Launch 12th October 2020

Being There Support Service Are you concerned about a loved one’s alcohol or drug use? How does this make you feel? If you are over 18 and living in Dumfries and Galloway, we can help you! We understand, it is not easy to live with someone’s problematic alcohol or...

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ADS Annual Report 2019-2020

In spite of the difficult times in which we are now living, ADS has achieved a great deal in 2019-2020.  Retaining our Talking Therapies contract in July 2019 was a great outcome for us, as was winning the tender for the new Family Support Service in December 2019....

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Housing Support Worker Vacancies

Alcohol and Drugs Support South West Scotland  is looking for dedicated and conscientious support workers to join our friendly and supportive Housing Support Team, on a part-time or full-time basis [between 21 and 35 hours per week]. We're seeking caring and...

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Tips for good mental health during lockdown

1. Stick to a routine. Go to sleep and wake up at a reasonable time, write a schedule that is varied and includes time for work as well as self-care. 2. Dress for the social life you want, not the social life you have. Get showered and dressed in comfortable clothes,...

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If your life is affected in any way by alcohol, drugs or gambling problems, we may be able to help.