Recovery Support

Created on: 05 Apr 2023 | Last modified: 15 May 2024


The Scottish Gambling Education Hub offer a range of free training on gambling:

GamCare offers support for those affected by gambling through a range of resources and contacts. The website offers a range of ways to contact an advisor by phone or social media:

Drug use

FRANK offers facts about drugs, news, what to do in an emergency, and how to support anyone who may be experiencing drug addiction. You can search local support on the website: or call FRANK anytime on 0300 123 6600 for confidential advice.

Alcohol use

Alcohol Focus Scotland is the national charity working to prevent and reduce alcohol harm. Their website includes a range of resources on the topic for use with children and young people, as well as adults:

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs is a national charity that supports anyone affected by someone else’s alcohol or drug use in Scotland. They offer a helpline and a webchat for anyone needing advice and support as well as a directory of local support bases so you can find help close to you:

You may also wish to visit Scottish Recovery Consortium online to access resources, guides and a learning platform, all available free to download and use:

Eating disorders

Beating Eating Disorders Together(BEAT) - The UK's Eating Disorder Charity - Beat (

Talking EDS - Eating Disorders in Scotland (

Support ED Scotland -