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World Hepatitis Day – July 28th 2014

Posted: 28-07-2014

As some of you may be aware it is World Hepatitis Day on the 28th of July. Hepatitis remains largely ignored and unknown so it is important to raise awareness of this “silent killer”. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection.

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FASS Press Release June 2014

Posted: 14-07-2014

The aim of this conference was to bring together organisations that offered supports to Kinship Carers to raise awareness of the various issues affecting these carers, giving them an opportunity to hear about other services and the supports available to Kinship Carers in that area.

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Expert group to review Scotland’s approach to new drugs

Posted: 27-06-2014

An expert group is to be established to review the powers which are currently available in Scotland to tackle the sale and supply of new psychoactive substances (NPS), commonly known as ‘legal highs’.

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Family Recovery 2014 Conference A Huge Success

Posted: 03-06-2014

On Friday, 30 June, Scottish Families held the Family Recovery 2014 Conference.  There was a remarkable turnout of 189 attendees from all over Scotland.

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