Midlothian Substance Misuse Service (SMS)

Midlothian Substance Misuse Service (SMS) aims to help people who have issues with drug or alcohol issues make positive changes in their lives.

Service Description

The service specialises offers support and guidance, including assessment, treatment and care. SMS can also help the families of people who are affected by drug or alcohol misuse.

Services provided include:

  • advice & support to individuals and their families
  • psychological therapies
  • community detox
  • referral for inpatient detox (alcohol)
  • assessment for residential treatment
  • substitute prescribing for opiate addiction
  • advice on harm reduction and relapse prevention techniques
  • support to access voluntary work/employment/training
  • practical support re: housing and financial issues
  • referral to and joint working with other specialist agencies
  • Blood Borne Virus (BBV) testing and treatment

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Drug and Alcohol Users


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Health professionals including GP, Social Worker, Support Agency Worker or a Prison Service Officer.

Contact Info. & Service Address

Number 11
11 St Andrew Street
EH22 1AL

Office Hours

Monday – Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Provider's Name: NHS Lothian

Type: NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian provides a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services for the populations of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian.

Services run by this provider

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
9.00 am – 5.00 pm

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