One of our citizen journalists, Peter, has a special interest in mental health and addiction, due to his own experiences. This is his story.
People who use drugs and alcohol are being denied proper support to deal with their mental health problems, The Ferret's From the Margins team has found.
Michael dials the number for the alcohol and drug crisis centre and holds the phone to his ear. It’s late February, and he’s been going through this ritual for three days.
Scotland’s Minister for Drugs Policy has admitted people are still being “let down” by addiction services and said she is "deeply sorry" for those who have not had the right help to address issues with alcohol and drugs.
Ferret Fact Service looks into a claim about the European Health Insurance Card after Brexit.
Post Office closures are cutting communities across Scotland off from vital services, with disabled people saying they are paying a premium without regular access to cash point and financial services.
Claims about the Covid-19 jab still spread on social media, as the UK continues its vaccination programme.
Researchers claim a dramatic drop in the number of HIV tests being done during the first lockdown – along with a failure to get testing back to pre-pandemic levels since – could endanger progress on tackling Glasgow’s ongoing HIV outbreak.
Claim Scottish data shows 'negative efficacy' of Covid-19 vaccine is False