An expert claimed the drug had shown long-term effectiveness in treating depression, anxiety, and addiction disorders.
Scotland must offer drug users better treatment, access to drug consumption rooms and safer supply initiatives in order to save lives, new study claims.
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.
A Glasgow hotel housing vulnerable homeless people is being run “like an open prison” while charging £1,400 a month for cramped and rundown rooms, it is alleged.
One of our citizen journalists, Michelle, has a special interest in family support and addiction, due to her own experiences.
Citizen journalist Tam tells The Ferret how his life turned around after spiralling into drug addiction and homelessness.
Last year Sandra Holmes set up Families Campaigning for Change, a group of parents whose children have struggled with addiction. Now the group is calling on the Scottish Government to provide a national helpline and out-of-hours-services it insists will save lives.
‘The system didn’t give him a chance’: a father’s search for answers after his son’s death from alcoholism
A father's search for answers after his son's death from alcoholism only leads to more questions about critical flaws and lack of compassion in the system.
The lives of people with addictions to drugs and alcohol are being put at risk because they are forced to choose between going to rehab and keeping their homes.