Our sixth HIS MAT Standards Learning System webinar, held on 23 January 2024, was hosted by Ruth Robin portfolio lead for Transformation and Improvement in Drugs, Alcohol and Housing (TIDAH), Healthcare Improvement Scotland. The focus was on emerging trends in substance use and responses to them from across statutory services and the third/voluntary sector.

Speakers from the session included:

  • 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



You can view the presentation slides here

The meeting was recorded and the link to view is available here