COVID-19 and Crew services

Crew services have been affected by COVID-19 but we are doing our best to make sure we can offer support, information and advice during this difficult time.

Crew Services

Drop-in (32 Cockburn St) and Digital  Drop-in

Our 32 Cockburn St Drop-in is open to the public, with social distancing measures in place: please also follow notices in the Drop-in requesting face covering unless exempt and use of hand sanitiser. The Drop-in opens Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1-5pm, and Thursdays 3-7pm. We are closed on Sundays.

Our Digital Drop-in is also available at the same times: to contact the Digital Drop-in you can either

If you are not in or around Edinburgh and need ongoing or other direct support from a local drug service, please visit to find your nearest service provider. If you need harm reduction materials please check our Harm Reduction Information page where you can download free copies or order printed copies.

Counselling for people aged 18+

Crew Counselling Service is currently offering telephone sessions or online counselling (with video), and we are accepting new referrals for counselling. We are not currently able to offer face to face counselling sessions.

To make a referral or inquiry about counselling, please email

For information on other drug services, or for support elsewhere in Scotland, please check out services in your area.


Looking for up to date training on drug trends, the impact of COVID and drug awareness? We are currently offering online training sessions. Get in touch with our training team by emailing Our training and communications team are also still working to create information on drugs, mental wellbeing and harm reduction – keep an eye on our social media, website and newsletter to stay updated.

We are currently offering online training sessions.

Expert Witness

Running as usual  – please contact us on 

For media and press enquiries

Please email and include details of any questions you may have and your deadline for comment. Someone from our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Other useful links

We’ve created resources on how to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 including information on sex, drugs, mental health and well being. Find our detailed web page here, information on reducing harm if taking drugs alone and a cannabis harm reduction 420 and lockdown resource.

Crew is sharing these links for information only. We have not evaluated the content in detail and therefore cannot endorse it or guarantee its accuracy.

Last updated 14/09/22

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