Rainbow Recovery, Family & Friends

If you are affected by a friend or family member’s drug or alcohol use, come along for a cuppa and a chat.

Useful Information


ERA (Edinburgh Recovery Activities)


Organisation that helps those in recovery to further advance their community relationships. They organise outings and host online activities and clubs.

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AA Edinburgh Android App


A handy recovery companion for your Android Phone.

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AA Edinburgh iOS App


A handy recovery companion for your iPhone.

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iThrive


Information about mental health services in and around Edinburgh.

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Young Minds


Information for parents & young people. It also has a crisis service.

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Change, Grow, Live (CGL)


Offers services for substance misuse, domestic abuse & homelessness.

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Children 1st


Children & family support service. They also host parentline which offers support for anyone with concerns about a child they care for.

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Simpson House


Part of Crossreach, this service is for those affected by their own or another’s addiction. They offer counselling & support groups.

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Sunflower Garden


Part of Crossreach, this service is aimed at children who have been affected by addiction. They offer group work, family outreach, individual counselling & Art Therapy.

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Love & Light Recovery


Recovery cafe for the whole family. They offer retreats and group support as well as having good contacts with other services. Based in Airdrie & Wishaw.

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Talk to Frank


Information about drugs and their affects. They also offer free, confidential advice.

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LEAP


An NHS Rehabilitation Programme that also offers family support. Serves Edinburgh & The Lothians.

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Bright Light


Offers counselling for relationships damaged by addiction.

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Al-Anon Uk


Fellowship support for Families – also has an online group.

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SMART Recovery UK


Group support for recovering addicts and their families that uses CBT based tools (some can be printed off) and structure. Online Support also available.

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AA – Edinburgh & Midlothian


Fellowship support for Alcoholics. They also have a helpline. There’s a section dedicated to younger people too.

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Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs (SFAD)


Online & phone support plus a catalogue of support groups available.

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