Recognise and unlock potential: a manifesto for family recovery
Today Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs (Scottish Families) issues a call to all MSPs standing in the upcoming election to commit to a manifesto recognising the benefit of support for families and communities.
Ahead of the coming Holyrood election, alcohol campaigners have warned that protecting children from alcohol marketing must be given far greater priority by all parties in the next parliamentary term
Claire Wadsworth, our Family Support Development Officer in East Dunbartonshire, is the first person in Scotland to achieve CRAFT accreditation. Check out the latest newsetter, CRAFT Works, from Positive Practice Partnership to read about Claire's accreditation and the beneficial changes experienced by family members.
Alcohol Health Alliance statement: Budget 2016 a missed opportunity to protect children from alcohol harm
BUDGET REPRESENTS A MISSED OPPORTUNITY TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ALCOHOL HARM, WITH ALCOHOL DUTY FREEZES COSTING THE EXCHEQUER £85 MILLION EVERY YEAR
This report by Drink Wise, Age Well – Alcohol Use and the over 50s in the UK – is based on initial study findings from the Substance Misuse and Ageing Research Team at University of Bedfordshire and compiled by the International Longevity Centre UK.
This guide has been prepared by Drug Watch to explain the Psychoactive Substances Bill which is expected to become law in April 2016.
#GivingTuesday (1st December in 2015) is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and the online shopping boom on Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to come together to show the world why it’s good to give. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering your time or just spreading the word at the start of the Christmas shopping season, #GivingTuesday is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back.