WLDAS organises and takes part in a variety of projects throughout the year in schools, community centres and prisons in West Lothian.

If you are a partner agency and would like WLDAS to join your event, please do get in touch with information relating to your event.

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West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service presents their 1st Annual Seminar

“Tobacco, Alcohol & Drugs  – National Policy”

This event was held on 27th of November.  A copy of the powerpoint presentations by each of the speakers is available here. There is also a link to our short feedback survey.  If you attended the event we would be very grateful if you could take a few minutes to provide feedback on our event, and opinions about possible future events.

Seminar downloads and feedback

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More information about the Annual Seminar (please note – this event has now passed)…

Panel members:  John Watson, Director of Policy and Engagement, ASH ScotlandBarbara O’Donnell, deputy Chief Executive,  Alcohol Focus Scotland; and Dave Liddell, Chief Executive, Scottish Drugs Forum.

Chair: Brian Pringle, General Manager WLDAS

After an introduction to some of our work at WLDAS from Brian Pringle, our panel members will highlight what they see as the main policy areas and activities at a national level and the implications of these at a local level.  This will be followed by a question and answer session and the event will end with round table discussions on the key areas raised by the panel.

Refreshments and a light snack will be provided and there will be a coffee break to give people a chance to network and meet some of our staff and service users.

This is event is FREE.  To book a place email Janette Kerr on  janette.kerr@wldas.org or call 01506 430225 by Wednesday, 19th November. 

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Breakaway Recovery Clinics

As part of the Addictions Care Partnership (ACP), WLDAS run a Drop-In service along with the West Lothian NHS Addictions Service and Social Work Addictions Team.  This service is available at a number of locations throughout West Lothian and provides people with an alcohol or drug problem easy access to local services without an appointment.

Drop-in Services for people with any sort of an alcohol or drug problem who want to get their recovery started. No appointment needed.

Mondays: 9.30am – 11.30am
The Community Desk,
Bathgate Primary Care Centre
Whitburn Road, BATHGATE

Tuesdays; 1.30pm – 3.30pm
The Community Desk,
Strathbrock Partnership Centre
West Main Street, BROXBURN

Tuesdays: 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Linlithgow Health Centre
High Street, LINLITHGOW

Wednesdays: 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Howden Health Centre
Howden, LIVINGSTON

Thursdays: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
O.P.D.6.
St. John’s Hospital,
Howden, LIVINGSTON

Fridays: 9.30am – 11.30am
Whitburn Health Centre
Weavers Lane, WHITBURN

If you can’t attend any one of these clinics or want to find out more please get in touch with:

West Lothian NHS Addictions Service: 01506 282845

West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service: 01506 430225

Social Work Addictions Team: 01506 282844


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