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New recovery group formed by Turning Point Scotland after charity donation

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A new recovery group supported by Turning Point Scotland (TPS) has been formed in Turriff using funds raised at the Let’s Kick This Together charity match.

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Hera Grange celebrated during Open Day

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Yesterday an official Open Day was held to celebrate Turning Point Scotland’s new Hera Grange housing in Dumfries, which provides care and support services to tenants enabling them to be part of the community.

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Colin pursues Powerchair Football goals with support of Turning Point Scotland

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Scotland’s Powerchair Football player Colin Shields is pursuing his sporting ambitions with support from the Turning Point Scotland North Lanarkshire service.

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Harvard Medical Students Visit

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Last week, Turning Point Scotland welcomed international visitors from Boston, Massachusetts, Natalie and Haim. Natalie has spent the last 2 years employed in Boston Mayor's Office working on policies and programmes related to homelessness, substance use, and harm reduction. On her visit to Glasgow, Natalie wanted to meet with Turning Point Scotland to learn about our crisis response, harm reduction and homelessness services.

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Turning Point Scotland Launches Drug Law Reform Campaign

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A new campaign has been launched by Turning Point Scotland advocating action on drug law reform.

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Blog: The reasons to advocate for drug law reform

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Introduced in 1971, the Misuse of Drugs Act is at the root of all law, policy and practice around drugs in our society, and people who use them. It created the drugs classification system, made the possession and distribution of these classified drugs illegal, and tied the penalties for breaking this law to how ‘bad’ the drug was. 50 years on, I think that most of us could agree that this law is worth reviewing.

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