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Scottish government announces £250 million for drug treatment
The Scottish first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced an extra £50 million per year...
Created On: 21/01/2021   (Last updated: 21/01/2021)
Education & training Research Researchers
PhD Symposium Session 2.1: Alcohol and Opioids
By Dr Nathan Critchlow (University of Stirling) The second session of the PhD Symposium...
Created On: 20/01/2021   (Last updated: 20/01/2021)
Research Treatment & therapies
The SURE Recovery app: Jo Neale talks to the SSA
The SURE Recovery SMART phone app was launched in 2019.  It was developed with...
Created On: 17/12/2020   (Last updated: 17/12/2020)
Research Researchers
PhD Symposium Session 1.0: Lived experiences
The SSA PhD symposium is now in its twelfth year and brings together PhD...
Created On: 01/12/2020   (Last updated: 01/12/2020)
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Opioid use in India five times higher than in 2004
The World Drug Report published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime...
Created On: 12/10/2020   (Last updated: 12/10/2020)
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How has COVID-19 changed the use of illegal drugs? An overview of the results so far
by Martine Skumlien and Dr Will Lawn “Among people with an existing mental health...
Created On: 28/09/2020   (Last updated: 09/10/2020)
News Treatment & therapies
Mobile drug consumption facility launched in Glasgow
A drug consumption van has started operating in Glasgow despite suggestions from the UK...
Created On: 10/09/2020   (Last updated: 09/10/2020)
Research Treatment & therapies
International overdose awareness day
The 31 August 2020 marks International Overdose Awareness day. Deaths from overdose are preventable...
Created On: 31/08/2020   (Last updated: 09/10/2020)
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Monitoring and reporting drug-related deaths; Dr Copeland of NPSAD talks to the SSA
Dr Caroline Copeland is a Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Medicine at King’s College London, and...
Created On: 31/08/2020   (Last updated: 09/10/2020)
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Report on the impact of heroin trafficking on eastern and southern Africa
A report by Enhancing Africa’s ability to Counter Transnational Crime (ENACT) has outlined the...
Created On: 28/08/2020   (Last updated: 09/10/2020)