Vision and Aims

The Outer Hebrides Alcohol & Drug Partnership (ADP) is a strategic partnership which will work towards the following:

The Outer Hebrides is a healthy community where the problems of substance use are prevented and reduced.

• Prevent problems arising from substance use
• Reduce problems and harm caused by substance use


The Outer Hebrides ADP will work towards this vision through the following strategic priorities:

1. Early years:

• Children 0-5 years affected by substance use
• Children affected by parental substance use

2. Early intervention:

• Young people aged 5–25 years affected by substance use
• Families and young people affected by substance use
• Vulnerable groups
• Harmful and hazardous drinkers and substance users

3. Problem drinkers and substance users

• Dependent Drinkers and Substance Users
• Persistent heavy drinkers and persistent substance users

4. Assist in the promotion of a healthy Outer Hebrides (with our partners)

• Promote positive attitudes
• Promote positive choices