Young People Substance Use Service (YPSUS)

The Young People Substance Use Service (YPSUS) is a partnership of Edinburgh agencies working with young people (up to the age of 21) who use drugs (including alcohol)

What we offer

  • Advice and information: accurate and factual information about drugs and alcohol.
  • One to one support: We offer a range of holistic support and will work with young people to explore what will best meet their needs. This includes creating a safe, confidential space for young people to talk to a worker about their concerns, set goals and/ or explore positive coping mechanisms
  • Treatment: NHS Lothian’s Adolescence Substance Use Service (ASUS) offers medical treatment for young people who are using drugs (including alcohol).

How to access the service:

Young people can make contact themselves, be referred by a professional or come to a drop in. You can contact the Young People Substance Use Service on 0131 529 6700 during office hours or email ypsus@edinburgh.gov.uk. or directly approach one of the individual services which make up the partnership:

Contact Details

Phone Number : 0131 529 6700
Email : ypsus@edinburgh.gov.uk
Address : 82 - 86 Great Junction Street Edinburgh
Post Code : EH6 5LL

Services Offered

  • Young Persons Alcohol Treatment
  • Young Persons Drug Treatment

View other services in the Service Directory


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