Actor Clive Russell and Eleanor Bowman MBE have been recorded talking about their background and why they support DAPL as patrons Read more »


DAPL joins national Volunteers Week Scotland celebration to highlight huge contribution made by volunteers in Fife. Read more »


DAPL is pleased to announce that the organisation has been accredited as a Living Wage employer. Read more »

Long serving DAPL director retires

DAPL’s longest serving Director John Inglis has announced his retirement after over fifteen years of service with the organisation. DAPL Chairperson Steve Walker commented: “John has been an outstanding servant to DAPL. His experience and support has been very valuable. … Read more »

DAPL patrons visit Auchmuty High School Read more »

Minister for Mental Health visits DAPL

DAPL was delighted today to welcome the Minister for Mental Health Maureen Watt MSP to our head office in Leven. The Minister was visiting DAPL to see the work the service does in Fife.

Review of 2016 publication now available

2016 was an exciting year for DAPL and the organisation has recently released a publication detailing many highlights. A pdf version can be found in the download section of the website, whilst printed copies can be ordered by contacting the … Read more »

Season’s greetings from all at DAPL

DAPL welcomes new directors

NEWS RELEASE: DAPL strengthens its board with three additional appointments Statement from Chairperson: “It is with great pleasure that I offer a warm welcome to three new additions to the board here at DAPL:  Pat Greenhough, Jo Hilton and Professor … Read more »

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. Read more »

I started coming to DAPL about 5months ago for bereavement and drugs counselling. I had a good relationship with my counsellor straight away, who was/is really understanding and easy to talk to. I have started doing a few different things I never thought possible and I am looking forward to starting college in January.