The Ferret visits the Harm Reduction Therapy Center in San Francisco, a psychotherapy service that offers an open-door policy to people using drugs.
September 10, 2023
The Ferret visits Vancouver, Canada, to find out how safe supply prescriptions are transforming lives in local communities.
September 3, 2023
NHS Tayside is considering offering heroin on prescription to drug users following an evaluation of a “successfully implemented” Glasgow-based pilot.
August 3, 2023
Scotland must offer drug users better treatment, access to drug consumption rooms and safer supply initiatives in order to save lives, new study claims.
June 7, 2023
People with both mental health and drug and alcohol problems are being let down by the services meant to help them, according to a report by the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.
September 29, 2022
Medicinal drugs have polluted Scotland’s waterways in breach of safety levels more than 2,300 times over seven years.
July 31, 2022
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.
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.
March 28, 2022