Concerns raised over record number of women’s drug deaths
A record number of women died drug related deaths in 2021, according to new figures.
Calls for Dundee women to be offered support without pregnancy ‘pause’ conditions
Critics of a controversial project which works with vulnerable mothers in Dundee have called for programme rules – insisting women who want ongoing support from the programme prevent pregnancy by either taking contraception or abstaining from sex – to be dropped.
‘I can change my life’: young people with parents in addiction speak out
One of our citizen journalists, Michelle, has a special interest in family support and addiction, due to her own experiences.
Calls to help drug users access services in Covid-19 crisis
Calls are growing for people with drug addictions to get urgent access to life-saving treatment and prescriptions to help them self-isolate during the pandemic.