Service Update – 20th March 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all our lives, many services will have stopped or will be running on reduced capacity. Due to the ever-changing guidelines and advice we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the contact information of services in our directory at this time.

COVID – Aberdeen Substance use, Support Engagement and Treatments (ASSET)

Contact Details

Phone Number :
01779 470490

Email :
Aberdeenshire@turningpointscotland.com

Website :
https://www.turningpointscotland.com/getting-support/aberdeen/aberdeen-asset-service/

Address :
9 St Peter Street Peterhead

Post Code :
AB42 1QB

Community based substance use service supporting adults aged 16+ who wish to address their substance use issues.

  • 3rd sector organisation
  • Minimal face to face contacts at present until restrictions ease.
  • Staff are home working and offering telephone support to clients.
  • Harm reduction work being carried out via mobile phone for Naloxone and needle exchange
  • Service operating Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm
  • Contact service to see what supports are available at present

Specific areas of work carried out include;

  • Relapse prevention,
  • Anger Management,
  • Alternative Therapies,
  • Stabilisation,
  • Offending Behaviour Drop-in
  • Service User Forums
  • Referral for substitute prescribing through Kessock Clinic and supportive detoxification.
  • Hepatology nurse for advice on Blood borne viruses and testing.
  • Drop in sessions for advice, information and brief crisis interventions.
  • Custody referral Scheme and opportunity to reduce offending (ORCA).
  • Support to access other agencies such as housing, benefits or Citizen’s advice.
  • Programme on overdose prevention and take home Naloxone.
  • Dry Blood Spot Testing.
  • Keep Well Checks

 

Services Offered

  • Adult Alcohol Treatment
  • Adult Drug Treatment
  • Blood Borne Viruses (HIV HepC Hepatitis)
  • Needle Exchange
  • Young Persons Alcohol Treatment
  • Young Persons Drug Treatment

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