Council leader John Alexander stunned a public meeting into silence by revealing his family’s experience with drugs.
The mother of a drug death victim insists taking dealers off the streets will not solve the city’s issues – and says educating youngsters is key to winning the battle with narcotics.
Dundee teenager Reece Smith, who died suddenly last week after taking drugs, is to be laid to rest on Thursday.
A Dundee charity worker who uses his dog Wolfy to interact with homeless people has led tributes to a woman he helped who died earlier this month.
He suffers from poor mental health, lives in a deprived area of Dundee and has children.
A team of specialists is aiming to bring drug deaths in Dundee down to zero.
Dundee drugs crisis: Scottish Government targets ‘unpopular and controversial’ ways of saving addicts’ lives
The Scottish Government could introduce “controversial” and “unpopular” tactics in an effort to cut the number of drug-related deaths.
They are the lost souls of our city, the people whose lives spiralled so far out of control that they were killed before old age by drugs.
Councillor Ken Lynn, chairman of Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership integrated joint board, admitted something had gone wrong with tackling drug deaths.
Dundee's drug problem was laid bare on national TV yesterday with Channel 4 News highlighting the issue.
A bid to create safe centres where addicts could go to take illegal drugs under medical supervision is being considered in Dundee.