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Participants wanted - See Beyond. See the Lives. Scotland

20th July 2022

Researchers at the University of Stirling are looking for people to participate in an anti-stigma campaign called ‘See Beyond. See the Lives. Scotland’.

Maree Todd MSP responds to SHAAP's letter about LGBTQ+ people and alcohol services

20th July 2022

After the launch of our latest report "What are LGBTQ+ people’s experiences of alcohol services in Scotland? A qualitative study of service users and service providers", and our successful Parliament event on the 9th of June, 9 MSPs signed our letter to the Minister for Public Health, Women's Health and Sport asking for the LGBTQ+ community to be fully supported by alcohol services, and for the upcoming UK Alcohol Treatment Guidelines to include the LGBTQ+ community as a group with specific needs

New CPD Courses in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

12th July 2022

The University of Edinburgh is offering new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) starting September 2022. 

 

SHAAP letter to Minister for Public Health, Women's Health and Sport

27th June 2022

SHAAP letter to Minister for Public Health, Women's Health and Sport

 

SHAAP hosts Parliament event to reduce alcohol-related inequalities in the Scottish LGBTQ+ community

22nd June 2022

The event showcased our recent report and made recommendations to the Scottish Government surrounding inclusivity of the LGBTQ+ community in alcohol services.

SHAAP comment on new report on Minimum Unit Pricing

7th June 2022

SHAAP Director Elinor Jayne responds to the latest report on MUP.

Scottish Parliament debates support for people with alcohol problems in the LGBTQ+ community of Scotland

11th May 2022

MSPs met on the 11th May for a Members’ Business Debate on recommendations made by SHAAP and Glasgow Caledonian University’s Substance Use Research Group

Report Launch: What are LGBTQ+ people’s experiences of alcohol services in Scotland? A qualitative study of service users and service providers.

23rd March 2022

People who identify as LGBTQ+ are more likely to have problems with alcohol and experience major barriers in accessing alcohol services; researchers call for action to reduce inequalities.

Report Launch: Alcohol management in Deep End practices

9th March 2022

Primary Care Alcohol Nurse Outreach Service model effective in supporting those with alcohol problems in Glasgow’s Deep End Practices; researchers call for service to be expanded across Scotland.

SHAAP Director gives evidence on alcohol harms

1st March 2022

SHAAP Director Elinor Jayne gave evidence to the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee on alcohol harms in Scotland. 

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