Introduction to our Peer Support Services
Click below to visit our Peer Support page for more details about this service.
Got any questions about our services? Here are our most asked questions.
Is your service really confidential?
Yes, it is a confidential service. MELD’s confidentiality policy will be explained, in full, at the first meeting.
Do I need to see my GP or can I refer myself?
Anyone can refer themselves to the Core Service by attending one of the Gateway to Recovery Clinics operating across Midlothian and East Lothian. They will then be offered regular one to one appointments with a Substance Misuse Worker.
Do you offer a needle exchange facility?
We provide clean injecting equipment, the safe disposal of used needles and information and advice on safer injecting.
I've got a loved one who needs help?
Our Open Support service offers family support for adults affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol Misuse.
Can I access your services with Coronavirus restrictions?
We are still open and able to provide support remotely by phone and video call. However, due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, face to face appointments, Gateway to Recovery clinics and groupwork are suspended.