System Response to Drug Trends:

Insights and Reflections

On 23 January 2024 Ruth Robin, Portfolio Lead for Transformation and Improvement in Drugs, Alcohol and Housing (TIDAH), Healthcare Improvement Scotland, hosted our sixth webinar focusing on emerging trends in substance use and system responses to them. We heard from: 

  • Donna Mackay, Inspector, Substance Harm Prevention & Elise Wilson Lead, Non-Fatal Overdose pathway in D Division on Police Scotland’s Substance Harm Prevention strategy
  • Peter Cochrane, Senior Recovery Development Worker, at Recovery Scotland on Non-Clinical Interventions For Stimulant Addiction
  • Elinor Dickie, Organisational Lead, Drugs Team Place & Wellbeing Directorate at Public Health Scotland on the development of work in Benzodiazepine harm reduction

If you missed the webinar you can catch up on the content here:  

  • Watch the webinar recording here.
  • Read the presentations here.