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Local Recovery & Support Groups

Name Where When Who Attends / Focus Contact
Garioch Family Support Group

Inverurie Fire Station, Constitution Street, Inverurie, AB51



Wednesdays 7- 9pm

For friends and family struggling to cope with a loved one’s drug or alcohol problem. The group offers the chance to share your problems and get advice and peer support in a friendly, safe environment.

Contact: 07902 283177

Deveron Family Support Group

Harvest Centre, 19 Castle St, Banff AB45 1DH


Wednesdays 7.30-9pm

A peer support group for friends and family struggling to cope with a loved one’s drug or alcohol problem. Confidential support, information and signposting is available from the group.

Contact: 07849 742259

Family Inspirations Peterhead Recovery Cafe

74 York Street, Peterhead, AB42


Wednesdays 4.30-6.30pm

A safe place for all the family. Bring your kids, meet others, enjoy activities together or just have a blether.


Ann-marie 07388 724488

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs (SFAD)

SFAD offers support to families including on line or by telephone 08080 101011

Families Anonymous

Families Anonymous is a world-wide fellowship of family members and friends affected by another’s abuse of mind-altering substances, or related behavioural problems. FA has groups, spread throughout the country, which meet regularly. To find a meeting visit their website


Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. 

There are Al-Anon groups across Aberdeenshire.  To find a group visit the Al-Anon Website

The Scottish Recovery Consortium exist to build and promote recovery from addictions in Scotland using means and messages that are consistent with the values and practices of recovery from addictions.