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Addaction support adults, children, young adults and older people to make positive behavioural changes. Whether that's with alcohol, drugs, or mental health and wellbeing, we’re here to help people improve their lives in ways they never thought possible.

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Photograph of seven smiling men and women in front of an Addaction pinboard which reads 'recovery'. The two central figures - Rod Anderson and Christine Grahame MSP are shaking hands
Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale MSP Christine Grahame is delighted to announce her local hero is Rod Anderson, a project worker at Addaction in Galashiels.

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Image of hepatitis c cells under a microscope. They are bright blue.
In one of my early jobs as a drug worker, I worked alongside one of the loveliest volunteers I have ever met. Jane was in her 50s, in long-term recovery from heroin addiction, and living in Camberwell, South East London. She also had hepatitis C. At the time, I gave this scant thought.