North Edinburgh Drug and Alcohol Centre (NEDAC)
North Edinburgh Drug and Alcohol Centre (NEDAC) provides counselling and support for anyone affected by drug/alcohol misuse. This includes friends and family members.
We aim to provide a holistic service that works with the whole person, assessing their needs, encouraging them to regain control over their behaviour and to work towards a more positive lifestyle. Drug/alcohol problems do not occur in isolation and many of our clients have dual diagnosis issues and complex needs requiring the wide range of services we have developed, with onward referral to other specialist services, where appropriate.
Services available include:
- Drop in sessions are available for immediate access to information, crisis intervention, advice and support.
- Counselling and support
- CBT is cognitive behavioural therapy.
- Needle Exchange
- Therapies, including relaxation and acupuncture.
This service is not an accreditated/member of a regulatory body. At the moment there is no regulation law which covers counselling practise therefore if you would like to find out more about how to choose a counsellor, please click here.
Intended Client Groups:
- Drug and Alcohol Users
Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:
Anyone affected by drug/alcohol misuse, including family and friends.
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Contact Info. & Provider's Address
10 Pennywell Court
Monday 9:00am - 4:30pm,
Tuesday 1:00pm - 4:30pm,
Wednesday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:30pm,
Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
-Monday 9:00am - 4:30pm, Tuesday 1:00pm - 4:30pm, Wednesday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:30pm, Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm-
Facilities & Access
This service has the following facilities:
- Public Parking
Car park at back of project, also parking in front of shopping centre.
- Wheelchair Access
- Limited Wheelchair Access
- Creche facilities are not available at this location.
Public Transport Information
Lothian Regional Transport bus numbers - 37, 16, 8, 14, 27, 32, 42