Crew2000 undertook a street collection of New Psychoactive Substances from 20 December - 26 January 2015. See their results here
A significant rise in street drug purities, coupled with high levels of prescription drug and synthetic cannabinoid use among vulnerable communities, are raising concerns among drug services facing an ever more complicated drug scene - and a rising toll of drug deaths
Big Lottery Fund has just announced an extra one year’s funding to Scottish Families.
Today Scottish Families launches The Scottish Families Awkward Family Photo Calendar: Real Families, Real Moments.
In an interview with William White, Rolando Torres discusses his wifes methadone treatment. They spoke of the marked absence of the voices of family members in discussions of methadone maintenance and other forms of medication-assisted treatment of addiction.
Our Family Support Development Officer, Sophie Burtt, undertook the Naloxone Training for Trainers on 14 and 15 January 2015.
FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon today writes for the Evening Times on why she is determined to introduce minimum pricing for alcohol.
An image depicting Santa Clause drinking from a bottle of Buckfast tweeted from an account linked to the firm has been criticised by health campaigners.
This consultation invites views on proposals to introduce legislation that will require organisations providing health and social care in Scotland to tell people if there has been an event involving them where the organisation has recognised that there has been physical or psychological harm as a result of their care or treatment.
Proposals for a new criminal offence of ill-treatment or wilful neglect in health and social care settings
This consultation outlines and invites views on the Scottish Government’s proposals for a new criminal offence of ill-treatment or wilful neglect of those receiving care or treatment in health and social care settings.