Children as young as 12 could be trained to save the lives of addict parents as part of radical measures being proposed to tackle Dundee's rising drug death rates.
Scottish Drugs Forum
The methods used by health professionals targeting drug-related deaths in Tayside is to be discussed at an upcoming national event.
A Dundee-based MSP has called for a training scheme to be introduced in the city to help recovering drug addicts find work.
Hundreds of needles dumped in Fife’s streets and parks have been reported by worried members of the public.
The average number of people dying each year in Dundee because of drugs has more than tripled in a decade.
Shocking new statistics reveal over 800 hypodermic needles were found in Dundee last year, with one picked up every day in the city centre.
As Trainspotting sequel T2 hits cinemas, Michael Alexander speaks to real-life members of the so-called 'Trainspotting generation’ who got hooked on heroin in the 1980's and 1990's – and recovered to tell the tale.
A patient has been admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with suspected botulism.