As few as 14% of people in Dundee trying to beat drug addiction may be on an "essential" prescription for methadone at the time they start treatment, according to a new report.
Scotland has the worst drugs problem in the western world, according to statistics released last week.
A holisitic approach is required to help free drug users “entrenched” in their addictions, the sheriff sitting in Scotland’s only drugs court has said.
Without question, the drug problem in Scotland has spiralled out of control.
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I have said before that our city is caught between two narratives – a story of austerity and another of prosperity.
Those dealing with the scourge of drug addiction in the city have called for “shooting galleries” following advice from Canadian experts.
The human rights of drug users being treated for addiction are not being respected, Dundee’s drugs commission has heard.
New figures have revealed more than a dozen babies were born addicted to drugs in Dundee this year.
A Dundee drugs charity is to help people with substance misuse problems by speaking to them in GP surgeries, homeless shelters and chemists.
In the depth of his addiction, John McCabe was homeless and trapped in a cycle of drug use.
A women's group has been launched by Addaction Dundee in a bid to encourage more females to use the service.
Drinking alcohol can make a person more vulnerable to cocaine addiction by promoting a breakdown of two key proteins in the brain, a study has found.
Fingerprints can reveal within seconds if someone has been taking cocaine, say scientists.