News — 2015

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.

Family perspectives on medication-assisted recovery: An interview with Rolando Torres.

In an interview with William White, Rolando Torres discusses his wife’s 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. Excerpt:  "Bill White: Families must recover from the impact of addiction, but they must also recover in the face […]

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Scottish Families undertakes Naloxone training in Forth Valley

Our Family Support Development Officer, Sophie Burtt, undertook the Naloxone Training for Trainers on 14 and 15 January 2015. Here's what she said about it: “Attending the two day Naloxone training for trainers event was a motivating and vital course for my role as Family Support Development Officer for SFAD. The training instilled knowledge, practical […]

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