What is the Orkney ADP?

Orkney ADP is a multi agency partnership incorporating over 30 organisations including NHS Orkney, Orkney Islands Council, Northern Constabulary and the Voluntary Sector. 
The partnership is overseen by a support team of the ADP Co-ordinator and the Substance Misuse Development Officer (see below who’s contacts are included on this page) who ensure that all members are able to contribute towards various aspects of substance misuse in Orkney which include the three key concepts indicated in the 
ADP Strategy ; Education and Prevention, Supporting People in Orkney Affected by Substance Misuse and finally Treatment and Recovery.
Orkney ADP work towards a mission of
“We are committed to promoting positive change by addressing all aspects of substance misuse within Orkney.  Through effective and efficient Partnership working, we will empower and support individuals, families and communities to move towards a safe and healthy lifestyle, free from the negative impacts of substance misuse” (ADP Strategy 2009-12).

Substance Misuse Needs Assessment.

Orkney ADP recently commissioned Figure 8 consultancy to undertake a substance misuse needs assessment within Orkney.  A total of 24 recommendations were given of which the ADP Strategy Group have prioritised and are taking forward 9 recommendations in the forthcoming year initially.  The final report. can be found here.

ADP Annual Report

The Annual Report 2012/13 is now available here.

ADP membership

A full list of ADP Strategy Group Members can be found here.

OADP Chair
Currently Vacant




OADP Substance Misuse Development Officer
Katie Spence
Balfour Hospital

Kirkwall, Orkney
KW15 1BH
Direct Dial : 01856 888116