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The key aim of CHAI’s (Community Help And Advice Initiative) Substance Misuse Service is supporting people with addictions (both alcohol and drug related) towards harm reduction, stability and recovery outcomes.

Auricular Ear Acupuncture and Chi Gong Medication detoxifies the body and reduces cravings for alcohol and drugs. It can reduce anxiety and promote relaxation and restful sleep.

Benefits include: Reduced withdrawal systems from drugs and alcohol use, deeper and better sleeping, reduced cravings, reduced stress and irritation, improved appetite.

Waiting List in operation.

Our Partners

CHAI Substance Misuse Service is a partner in the South West Recovery Hub along with City of Edinburgh Council Alcohol & Drug Referral Teams & NHS Substance Misuse Directorate. There are other partners in the Hub which can be accessed such as VOCAL, Simpson House or ELCA. We work closely with NHS Lothian and with The Health Agency to deliver effective interventions to service users and can provide a variety of information on Recovery Networks.

CHAI’s Substance Misuse Service is based at:

The Healthy Living Centre
30 Harvesters Way
EH14 3JF

You will be able to contact us on 0131 453 9406.

For further information or to be added to the waiting list, please get in touch.
65+, All ages, 26 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 17 - 25
Days and Times
Thursday 2pm - 3pm
Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre
30 Harvesters Way
Wester Hailes
EH14 3JF

South West 
Contact Details
Contact Person:
Contact Telephone: 0131 453 9406
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 18 February 2016