Drug And Alcohol Misuse

Purpose of the group

Aims to examine the current policy and practice in responding to drug and alcohol misuse in Scotland and to advise on and promote the development of realistic, evidence-based responses, which could assist in the reduction of the damaging consequences of drug and alcohol misuse in Scotland. 

Forthcoming meetings

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Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Rowan Anderson

Biba Brand

Alistair Brown

Sian Fiddimore

Laura Hoskins

Dr David Johnson

Cath Logan

Liam Mehigan

Arun Menon

Stephanie Morrison 

Dr Eunice Reed

Cameron Scally

Tracey Stewart

Michael Trail


Scottish Drugs Forum - secretary

Alcohol Focus Scotland 

Big Lottery Fund 


Community Justice Scotland

Community Pharmacy Scotland 


East Lothian Substance Misuse Service

Glasgow Council on Alcohol

Howard League

MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit. Uni of Glasgow

NHS Borders

NHS Fife Addiction Services 


NHS Health Scotland 

NHS Lothian

NHS Tayside 


Police Scotland

Rise Recovery Cafe 

Robert Gordon University

Royal Pharmaceutical Society 

Salvation Army

Scotch Whisky Association

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance 

Scottish Parliament

Scottish Recovery Consortium

Scottish Youth Parliament

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs 

Stirling ADP

Signpost Recovery

Stirling University 

The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow

Turning Point Scotland

University of the West of Scotland 

West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service

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Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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