Drug Related Deaths: Useful Information

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SDF Occasional Papers

Drug-related Deaths in Scotland

Take Home Naloxone: reducing drug deaths

SDF Research

Reducing Drug Users’ Risk of Overdose (2008): in association with Figure 8 Consultancy

What are the views of drug users when there is an ‘overdose situation’ that requires contacting emergency services?:  SDF focus group research (2005)


SDF Training Resources

Website dedicated to Naloxone issues: naloxone.org.uk

Scottish 'Take Home Naloxone' syringe and pack changes - Summer 2012 Video

Critical Incidents Prevention and Response Training for Trainers Manual (2008): distributed only as part of SDF’s Critical Incidents Training for Trainers sessions (see right).

Video Presentation by Scottish Drugs Forum’s National Naloxone Co-ordinator Stephen Malloy to the Fannin Addiction Educational Masterclass, Dublin, 28 June 2012.
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Video Presentation: Scottish Drugs Forum’s National Naloxone Co-ordinator Stephen Malloy is among the panel of speakers on Naloxone at Harm Reduction International's 22nd Annual International Conference in Beirut, Lebanon, in April 2011.
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New Naloxone Training & Promotional materials 2013

SDF Guidance

MDMA/Ecstasy update for users – joint briefing with Crew July 2011

Anthrax and Heroin Users – What Workers Need to Know (2012): in association with Health Protection Scotland

External Reports

Scottish Drug Related Deaths Statistics 2011 (Published 17 August 2012)

The National Drug Related Deaths Database (Scotland) Report 2010 (published 2012)

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) report, Consideration of Naloxone 2012

Report of the National Anthrax Outbreak Control Team: December 2011

‘Shooting Up’ reports on infections among people who inject drugs in the UK 


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