How does finding connection prevent drug deaths? The Ferret investigates…the health gap podcast, part two
In part two of The Ferret Investigates...the health gap we hear from current and former drug users in Glasgow and Vancouver about the power of connection in the midst of the overdose crisis.
Drug deaths in Scotland have fallen for the first time in almost a decade. But those using drugs in Glasgow City Centre – and across Scotland – need more support to make sure they not only survive, but thrive.
August 22, 2023
The National Records of Scotland (NRS) has published its latest statistics on drug deaths, which show 1,330 people died of drug misuse in 2021.
July 28, 2022
A record number of women died drug related deaths in 2021, according to new figures.
July 28, 2022
Canadian campaigner Garth Mullins has backed a Glasgow activist's plan to launch an injection centre in the city.
March 3, 2020
A record number of drug deaths were recorded in Scotland last year. They also showed a stark increase in female deaths.
July 9, 2018
Homeless people must be given “more than just a roof over their heads,” say campaigners, after official figures revealed a record number died last year.
November 30, 2021
People with both mental health and addiction issues are still facing a postcode lottery for treatment, despite national guidance.
January 9, 2024
Ferret Fact Service looks at controversy around a motion passed by Glasgow City Counil on drug use.
September 13, 2023