SDF Webinar – Providing emergency help to someone having an overdose: your experiences

Online Event

Friday 20 May 2022 
1.00pm – 2.15pm

Register for free here

An SDF survey of people who have acted to help people who have overdosed shows that people have immediate and ongoing support needs and how these are currently met. This webinar shares the survey findings and explores implications for policy and practice.

Chair: Kirsten Horsburgh – Strategy Coordinator, Drug Death Prevention, SDF

Speakers include:

  • Martin Anderson – Researcher – Scottish Drugs Forum
  • Julie McCartney, Mary Munro and Lauren Sloey – Scottish Ambulance Service
  • Chief Inspector Anton Stevenson – Police Scotland
  • Hannah Robertson-Newman – Simon Community Scotland

The above speakers will also form a panel along with Suzanne Gallagher – Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs and KerryAnn Colquhoun – Training and Development Officer, Drug Death Prevention, SDF

You can reserve your place at the event by registering at:

Frequently Asked Questions

What platform are  events held on?
We use Zoom for our online events and webinars.

I am no longer able to attend the event, how do I cancel?
You can cancel your registration by finding the sentence, ‘You can cancel your registration at any time.’ near the top of your registration email from Zoom and clicking the link.

How can I join an event if my organisation doesn’t let me download Zoom?
If you don’t have permission to download Zoom, you can copy and paste your link into a browser and be able to join the event from there.

What can I do if I can’t see or hear the presentations?
You can check Zoom support to troubleshoot your issue.

Can I get a copy of the presentation slides?
Presentations will be recorded and published on the SDF YouTube Channel after the event.