One of our citizen journalists, Michelle, has a special interest in family support and addiction, due to her own experiences.
One of our citizen journalists, Peter, has a special interest in mental health and addiction, due to his own experiences. This is his story.
Financial comfort for young people surveyed was largely determined by their access to parental support. Respondents without access to a parental safety net said they were more likely to rely on higher cost forms of credit, like payday loans, to get by.
Concerns about prison overcrowding and mentally ill women prisoners, previously raised by an international human rights organisation, have not been fully resolved, new research claims.
A “small but sharp” rise in deaths in prisons should prompt serious questions about the impact of pandemic restrictions of those in jail, according to campaigners.
NHS Tayside stalls community plans for abandoned infirmary
Ferret Fact Service looked at claims by the party leaders ahead of the Scottish Parliament election.
Criminal justice experts are raising serious concerns about the “de facto solitary confinement” of Scottish prisoners over the last year, with many facing intense levels of isolation.
The beautiful island of Barra is fighting a Covid-19 outbreak. But islanders say the pandemic also highights a long-standing erosion of health and social care services.