Alcohol and drug partnerships: additional funding 2020-2021

Additional funding to help reduce drug deaths.

Additional funding has been made available to Alcohol and Drug Partnerships for this financial year (2020-21) to support work to reduce drug deaths in Scotland.

Details are below, as well as a letter from the Scottish Government to Integration Authorities setting out a total of £3 million allocation to increase provision of residential drug rehabilitation placements and improve access to treatment and harm reduction activities. Funding has been based on the number of drug deaths in each area. The money will be distributed as follows:

  • 65% on increasing residential rehabilitation and aftercare
  • 20% on improving access to harm reduction activities such as naloxone, heroin-assisted treatment and opiate substitute therapy
  • 15% on improving access to treatment

Table of funding allocated 

Integration Authority/Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP)


East Ayrshire HSCP


North Ayrshire HSCP


South Ayrshire HSCP


Scottish Borders HSCP


Dumfries and Galloway HSCP




Clackmannanshire and Stirling HSCP


Falkirk HSCP


Aberdeen City HSCP


Aberdeenshire HSCP


Moray HSCP


East Dunbartonshire HSCP


East Renfrewshire HSCP


Glasgow City HSCP


Inverclyde HSCP


Renfrewshire HSCP


West Dunbartonshire HSCP


Argyll and Bute HSCP


Highland HSCP


North Lanarkshire HSCP


South Lanarkshire HSCP


East Lothian HSCP


Edinburgh HSCP


Midlothian HSCP


West Lothian HSCP


Orkney Islands HSCP


Shetland Islands HSCP


Angus HSCP


Dundee City HSCP


Perth and Kinross HSCP


Western Isles HSCP




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