Search Tag: Opioids Stories




Epidemiology Research
Addiction Audio: measuring heroin use with general population surveys
In this episode of Addiction Audio, Rob Calder speaks to Professor Jon Caulkins about...
Created On: 05/04/2021   (Last updated: 06/04/2021)
News Policy Research
The Scottish Drug Death’s Taskforce: Professor Catriona Matheson talks to the SSA
“There are some unique features for Scotland, such as a low base of social...
Created On: 22/03/2021   (Last updated: 22/03/2021)
Research Treatment & therapies
Peer support workers and hepatitis testing and treatment: The SSA talks to Julian Surey
Five minute read: There is a long history of peer support work in addiction...
Created On: 02/03/2021   (Last updated: 03/03/2021)
Research Treatment & therapies
Buprenorphine and incentives in treatment in the UAE: Dr Hesham Elarabi talks to the SSA
Three minute read: In this piece of original research set in the United Arab...
Created On: 11/02/2021   (Last updated: 03/03/2021)
Funding Researchers
SSA post-doc funding and opioid overdose research: The SSA talks to Dr Basak Tas
Four minute read: Dr Basak Tas was awarded the SSA’s first post-doctoral transitional development...
Created On: 09/02/2021   (Last updated: 03/03/2021)
News Policy
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)
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)