If Scotland’s drugs death are a “legacy issue”, why do we have more problem users than ever?

The solution to the west coast drug problem isn’t cracking down on supply with police raids and prosecutions – it’s addressing demand by improving grim lives.

Avoiding drug addiction isn’t a simple matter of ‘good sense’

DRUG-USE confessions by those in the public eye have a lot of power to shape perceptions. While most of us are well aware of how addictions shatter families and blight communities, the addict – particularly the heroin addict – remains an unfathomable “other”. And while great efforts have been made in recent years to changeContinue reading “Avoiding drug addiction isn’t a simple matter of ‘good sense’”