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Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP)

What is it?

Glasgow City Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP) is a multi-agency group tasked by the Scottish Government with tackling alcohol and drug issues through partnership working.  Organisational membership includes Glasgow City Council, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue, Community Safety Glasgow, Voluntary Sector Alcohol and Drug Agencies and others.  The ADP Strategic Group is chaired by the Chief Planning Officer of the Health and Social Care Partnership; it's membership includes three people with 'lived experience' and two family/ carer representatives.

The ADP Strategic Group is supported by an ADP Executive Group and has five themed sub groups:

  • Alcohol and Drug Death Prevention sub group
  • City, Alcohol Licensing and Drug sub group
  • Children and Young People sub group
  • Prevention and Education sub group
  • Recovery sub group

The ADP fulfils the formal role of a Strategic Planning Group of the Health and Social Care Partnership.

Where can I read the Strategy for the ADP?

The Scottish Government request a new strategic plan from the ADP every three years - this is the pdf icon Glasgow City ADP Strategy 2020-23 [197kb].

The vision of our strategy is for the individuals, families and communities of Glasgow to live free from the harms of alcohol and drugs, to be treated with dignity and respect, able to easily access the support and recovery they seek.

The delivery of the strategic priorities is monitored through an evolving delivery plan.


Where can I read the minutes for the ADP?

Minutes of ADP Strategic Group

word icon July 2019 [2Mb]

word icon May 2019 [2Mb]

word icon March 2019 [2Mb]

word icon January 2019 [225kb]

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