Training & Events


Guide to Low-Risk Drinking – UK Alcohol Guidelines 2016

Guide to Low-Risk Drinking – UK Alcohol Guidelines 2016


Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership Mental Health Drop-in Events

Come along to one of the drop in events to find out more about the interim move of inpatient mental health services from Argyll and Bute Hospital in Lochgilphead to Mid Argyll Community Hospital in Lochgilphead. You can drop in at any time and see the plans for the new mental health inpatient unit in Mid Argyll Hospital and also have a chat with staff from Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership. All welcome.



Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs Telehealth

If you are affected by someone else’s substance misuse support is available from the Scottish Families affected by Alcohol & Drugs free & confidential helpline on 08080 10 10 11. You can also email or chat live online at

SFAD Helpline Information


Psychoactive Substances Act

Psychoactive Substances will be banned in the UK as of tomorrow, 26th May 2016 when the Psychoactive Substances Act comes into effect. Want to know more? Click the link below. Advice is also available from Know the Score on 0800 587 5879 or chat online via their live webchat between 6-8pm every day



‘Blackout’ Live Theatre Production on Isle of Coll

A powerful, moving and honest study of alcohol addiction and recovery, the live theatre production Blackout is on this Saturday 21st May 8-9.30pm at An Cridhe on the Isle of Coll



New Psychoactive Substances Awareness Sessions

Argyll & Bute Alcohol & Drug Partnership are holding two Awareness raising sessions for young people on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) delivered by ‘Crew’ from Edinburgh.

These sessions will be held from 4 – 9pm on Tuesday 17th May in Oban Youth Cafe and Wednesday 18th May in Lochgilphead Community Centre. See posters for more details.


31 August 2015 – International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.

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Big Day Out – Inverary 23 July 2015

Pictures from the ADP marquee at the Big Day Out, Inverary Castle on the 23rd of July 2015.

Visitors at the ADP Marquee – Big Day Out Inverary 23 July 2015

In the marquee


Inside the ADP marquee at the Big Day Out

Craig McNally from the NHS, Carol muir and Sarah Marquis from the ADP Support Team and Jen Goff from Waverley Care at the Big Day Out in Inverary