Mind the Health Gap
Mind the Health Gap investigates health inequalities around Scotland in partnership with Greater Govanhill CIC. The 12 month project is funded by the Solutions Journalism Accelerator. Find out more here.
The Ferret visits the Harm Reduction Therapy Center in San Francisco, a psychotherapy service that offers an open-door policy to people using drugs.
In part three of The Ferret investigates…the health gap, we turn our attention to the mental wellbeing of young and middle aged men.
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.
Why does a good start matter for our children’s health? The Ferret investigates…the health gap podcast, part one
The Health Gap is a three-part special podcast looking at the difference between the health and wellbeing of people depending on whether you live in Scotland’s most, or least, deprived communities.
The Ferret visits Vancouver, Canada, to find out how safe supply prescriptions are transforming lives in local communities.
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.
Following Ukraine's refugee crisis, The Ferret has met with Polish activists who are supporting Ukrainian women escaping the horrors of war.
In Nigeria girls are missing school because of unaffordable period products and stigma. Now one NGO is trying a new approach – not only giving out pads, but recruiting both boys and girls to help fight period stigma.
For World Menstruation Hygiene Day, The Ferret visited the small city where the council claims to have spent £50,000 giving away sanitary products since 2018.