SCSN proud to support Challenge Poverty Week 2021

Challenge Poverty Week 2021, a campaign by the Poverty Alliance, runs between 4th-10th October. The SCSN is pleased to support Challenge Poverty Week. We believe that tackling poverty is central to building safer communities. We absolutely stand behind the key messages of Challenge Poverty Week, which are: Too many people in our society are locked...

Poverty & Scotland’s Drug Deaths Crisis – Guest article, Austin Smith, SDF

Austin Smith, Policy Officer at Scottish Drugs Forum, discusses the link between poverty, problem drug use and Scotland’s high and increasing rate of drug-related deaths. Austin Smith Policy Officer at Scottish Drugs Forum discusses the link between poverty, problem drug use and Scotland’s high and increasing rate of drug-related deaths. The latest drug related deaths...