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International Overdose Awareness Day 2020

Published: Monday, 31 August 2020 10:04

International Overdose Awareness Day is a campaign marked on the 31st of August each year, which aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma...


SHAAP - The 'Rural Matters' report launch

Published: Tuesday, 04 August 2020 09:33

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) is hosting the launch of its Rural Matters’ report: Alcohol problems and recovery in rural Scotland: Findings from...


World Hepatitis Day 2020

Published: Friday, 24 July 2020 10:17

World Hepatitis Day is marked on the 28th of July every year. This year the theme of the day is ‘find the missing millions. It is estimated that there are...


Parliamentary briefing on tackling the misuse of Nitrous Oxide

Published: Monday, 20 July 2020 14:41

Recreational use of Nitrous Oxide Nitrous oxide is a gas that was discovered in the late 1800s by UK scientists Priestley and...


Orkney Alcohol and Drugs Partnership