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Alcoholics Abandoned: what now for Scotland’s low income problem drinkers?

Alcoholics Abandoned: what now for Scotland’s low income problem drinkers?

‘Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God’ Corinthians 6:10 Alcoholism is situated in a very particular place in relation to public opinion, health and social services and research. Though it is... More…
Scotland’s drug death crisis needs a radical harm reduction response – now

Scotland’s Drug Death Crisis

The newly published figures of annual drug-related deaths (DRD) in Scotland are appalling. The National Records of Scotland figure of 867 represents the highest annual total recorded – a 23% increase on the previous year, and a 100% increase since 421 Scottish... More…