Category: 2019


Can Tele-healthcare Interventions Prevent Drug Related Deaths?

Authors: Catriona Matheson,Professor in Substance Use, University of Stirling, Simon Rayner, Aberdeen City Alcohol and Drug Partnership, Kirsten Horsburgh, Drug Death Prevention Lead, Scottish Drugs Forum, Tara Shivaji, Public Health Consultant, NHS Grampian, Joe Schofield, Coordinator, Drugs Research Network Scotland The level of drug related deaths (DRD) across the UK has reached crisis point.  With 1187 deaths in Scotland1and

Current Advances in Gambling Research Conference

Click here to visit the event microsite Date: 12th July 2019 Time: 09:30 – 16:00 Location: University of East London, Water Lane, London, E15 4LZ Book now: #CAGR2019 is an independently funded conference, designed to bring together those researching all aspects of gambling. Funded by the Society for the Study of Addiction, the single day conference aims to

SSA trustees speak to Health and Social Care Select Committee

SSA trustees Professor Matt Hickman, Professor John Strang and Dr Arun Dhandayudham spoke recently to a parliamentary select committee around future drug policy, which included looking at areas such as harm reduction. You can hear their views on the following video, which is kindly provided by Parliament TV.  

The SSA Fred Yates prize for Researcher of the Year 2019

We are delighted to announce that 2019’s Fred Yates Prize for Researcher of the Year is awarded to two, joint winners, Dr Kyla Thomas and Dr Hamid Noori. Dr Thomas is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol, Public Health Consultant at South Gloucestershire Council, and Clinical Director for the NIHR West of England Clinical Research

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