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 or directly approach one of the individual services which make up the partnership:

Contact Details

Phone Number : 0131 529 6700
Email :
Address : 82 - 86 Great Junction Street Edinburgh
Post Code : EH6 5LL

Services Offered

  • Young Persons Alcohol Treatment
  • Young Persons Drug Treatment

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