A drugs charity worker in Dundee has warned users about a “deadly” batch of unusually-pure heroin circulating in the city.
A drugs charity marked International Overdose Awareness day with a touching tribute to those lost to addiction.
Support charity Addaction is to hold a special event today to mark International Overdose Awareness Day – and is inviting locals to get involved.
“Bucketloads” of fake Valium tablets costing as little as 20p each are flooding into Dundee from Liverpool – and it’s claimed they are being sold openly in the city centre.
A drugs worker has warned of a “significant” rise in the purity of cocaine circulating in the city – which he said could lead to an increase in the number of drug-related deaths.
Children as young as three could soon be given lessons on the dangers of substance misuse, under preliminary plans drawn up by local councils in Tayside.
A Dundee drugs charity says addicts’ lives will be saved after NHS Tayside gave it special dispensation to distribute Naloxone kits to users.
A women's group has been launched by Addaction Dundee in a bid to encourage more females to use the service.
Former heroin addict James Robb was living rough on the streets.
Local punk rock collective Make That A Take Records has donated £200 to addiction support charity Addaction Dundee.
Drugs charities in Dundee have described suspected drugs overdoses in the city as a “dreadful start to the year”.
Evidence of cocaine has been found in some of Dundee’s best-known public buildings, the Tele can reveal.
The boss of a drug and alcohol treatment group says it is “raring to go” in 2018 after a “really successful year”.
Sixteen babies were born already addicted to drugs in Tayside in the last 12 months, new figures have revealed.
A Dundee drugs charity boss has welcomed moves to set up a new commission in the city to tackle substance abuse.
A Dundee drugs worker fears that soon “one person a week” may die from an overdose.
A drug addict given a “last chance” to engage with a project in Dundee had sentence deferred.
More than 30 people are suspected to have died from drugs in Dundee in the last six months.
Taking up to 30 street Valium tablets a day isn’t unusual for Dundee woman Leanne Gunning.
A Dundee teenager who wrote an open letter to her drug addict parents has spoken of the emotional meeting she had with her dad.