Policy & Practice: Key Partners

Scottish Drugs Forum works closely with key players at all levels in the field including politicians, policy-makers and practitioners in the health, criminal justice, social work, public policy and academic sectors, communities affected by drug use and problem drug users.

We network across a vast spectrum of organisations in Scotland, the UK and Europe in order to access, assess and develop information on best practice for promoting recovery through:

  • reducing drugs harm
  • developing consensus on how best to respond to areas of concern.

Our key partners are (click on links below to view more details):

Scottish

Regional

UK

International

Hepatitis Scotland

Practitioner Groups 

Scottish

Community Jobs Scotland

ISD Injecting Equipment Provision for Drug Misusers Steering Group

Royal College of General Practitioners Health Behaviour Change Steering Group Scotland

Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform

Scottish Recovery Consortium

Scottish Government Drug Policy Unit

Scottish Government Delivery Reform Sub Group - HEAT Waiting Times Improvement Support Working Group

Scottish Government  Health Protection Team

Scottish Government National Blood Borne Virus Prevention Leads Network

Scottish Government National Forum on Drug Related Deaths

Scottish Government National Naloxone Advisory Group

Scottish Homelessness Involvement and Empowerment Network Advisory Group (SHIEN)

Scottish Human Resources Voluntary Organisations Forum

Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on Alcohol and Drug Misuse (providing Joint Secretariat services)

The Poverty Alliance

Regional

Borders Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Borders Alcohol and Drug Partnership Executive Group

Borders Alcohol and Drug Partnership Specialist Interventions Sub Group 

East Dunbartonshire Council

East Dunbartonshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Fife Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Fife Alcohol and Drug Partnership Joint Commissioning Group

Mid and East Lothian Alcohol and Drug Partnership Support, Treatment and Recovery for Adults

Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Alcohol and Drug Partnership Communities Sub Group

Glasgow City Alcohol and Drug Partnership Recovery Sub Group

Glasgow City Alcohol and Drugs Prevention and Education Steering Group

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Hepatitis C Prevention Network

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Legal Highs Monitoring Group

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Naloxone Advisory Group

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Preventing Risk of Overdose in the Vulnerable Group (PROVE)

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Tiers 1 and 2 Learning and Education Sub Group

North Ayrshire Council

UK

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) – personal appointment of David Liddell

Big Lottery Fund

International

Correlation – the European network aiming to increase access to health services to marginalised social groups

European Civil Society Forum on Drugs

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (consultative status)

International Overdose Prevention Alliance

Hepatitis Scotland

Scottish Government Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Advisory Committee

Scottish Government Sexual Health and Bloodborne Virus Framework Governance Board

Scottish Government Sexual Health and Bloodborne Virus Framework Third Sector Network

National Viral Hepatitis Managed Care Network

Health Protection Scotland Injecting Equipment Provision (IEP) Guidelines shortlife working group

Lanarkshire BBV Workforce Development and Education Sub Group

 

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