News — 2020

Latest news and updates from Scottish Families

Scottish Families always have news to share. Every day we deliver our services, attend events, work on campaigns, and speak with family members. Here is all the latest news from our team and our work. Find out more news on our Facebook page.

Self Advocacy Training from Carers Scotland

Self Advocacy Training from Carers Scotland

On our first week back after the Christmas holidays, we took part in Self Advocacy training with Patricia Clark from Carers Scotland. Carers Scotland has an entire website filled with resources for carers in Scotland and also for paid support workers. We’ve put together some of the information that was shared in the training below […]

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My Family, My Rights Programme Update

My Family, My Rights Programme Update

Back in October 2019, we announced that we were launching a new programme of work called My Family, My Rights. The programme sets out to help make sure that the rights and commitments outlined in the Scottish Government’s national alcohol and drug strategy ‘Rights, Respect and Recovery’ become reality for families across Scotland. The strategy […]

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Glasgow LGBTQI+ Substance Use Working Group

Glasgow LGBTQI+ Substance Use Working Group

Last year in partnership with Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) Scottish Families established a Glasgow-wide working group focused on addressing drug and alcohol-related health inequalities experienced by LGBTQI+ people, communities and families. The working group is a partnership between LGBTQI+, drug and alcohol family support organisations and academics. The group has committed to focusing on […]

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