Overdose survivors are being offered immediate help to get clean as part of radical new measures to reduce the number of drug-related deaths in Dundee.
Dundee Drugs Commission
A leading anti-drugs campaigner has warned recovery services in the city are not prepared to respond to the city's "crack epidemic."
Those behind Dundee's drug services say work is already under way to speed up treatment of substance abusers, following heavy criticism.
The findings of the Dundee Drugs Commission and lived experience from users will play a key role in the new Scottish Drug Deaths Taskforce, public health minister Joe FitzPatrick has said.
The UK government has been accused of being “depressingly dismissive” in the country’s battle to stem drugs deaths.
Ahead of a hard-hitting documentary, Michael Alexander speaks to activist, rapper and prize-winning author Darren McGarvey about the human tragedies behind Dundee’s drugs crisis.
Tayside's top policeman has warned it is becoming easier to get illegal drugs in Dundee.
The Scottish Police Federation has warned vulnerable people risk being failed if the impact of drugs on law enforcement is not further investigated.
Dundee's drug treatment service is in need of a radical overhaul, according to a damning report on addiction and deaths in the city.
The Scottish Conservatives have called on all front-line services – including the police and the courts – to be involved in tackling Dundee's drug deaths crisis.