The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

Supporting people affected by alcohol and drug use

[IMG][/IMG] Extra support for people affected by alcohol and drug use during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been announced by the Minister for Public Health Joe FitzPatrick. Funding of 166,000 from the Scottish Government will support: a programme to increase access to naloxone in new settings, including investment in kits to add to the existing outlets for naloxone supply increased capacity within the Know the Score helpline and webchat service a COVID-19 publicity campaign signposting support for alcohol and drug use during the pandemic funding to link people with others in recovery through the Scottish Recovery Consortium Help will also be available for those affected by another's alcohol and drug use through the Supporting Families Fund. [Read Full Article]