North Edinburgh Drug and Alcohol Centre (NEDAC) – Complex and Multiple Needs Team

North Edinburgh Drug and Alcohol Centre (NEDAC) complex and multiple needs services is aimed at those affected by substance use issues, mental health conditions, physical health problems and who find it difficult to access treatment services.

Service Description

NEDAC support these clients, through assertive outreach, to engage with substance use services, psychiatry, psychological therapies, hospital treatment, GP services and the range of additional services they may require. For many complex needs clients, NEDAC has found that they need ongoing support to stay engaged with these treatment services and to keep attending various appointments at different services so they can benefit from these specialisms.

Additional Information

Please download the NEDAC referral flowchart here.

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Drug and Alcohol Users


This service is open to residents of these areas:

  • North East
  • North West

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Anyone affected by drug/alcohol misuse, including family and friends.


Agency Referral

GPs, Social Work, Recovery Hub Services, Psychiatry. Psychological services, Housing and other support services working with this client group.

Contact Info. & Service Address

North Edinburgh Arts Centre
15a Pennywell Court

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 629 4581

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

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: North Edinburgh Drug and Alcohol Centre – NEDAC

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Counselling and support for those affected by drug/alcohol misuse.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 629 4581

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 5.30 pm

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