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Looking ahead to the anticipated Right to Addiction Recovery (Scotland) Bill

Turning Point Scotland   |

We understand that Douglas Ross MSP will publish an updated Right to Addiction Recovery (Scotland) Bill on Wednesday.

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Blog: Coming Home Implementation report launched in line with the Learning Disability, Autism and Neurodiversity Bill

Faye Keogh   |

The consultation on the Scottish Government’s proposed Learning Disability, Autism and Neurodiversity Bill has just closed, and I have mixed feelings.

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Blog: Homelessness and Prevention Turning Point Scotland Now and the Future

Nicky Miller   |

Our social media recently featured Service Manager’s from our Homelessness and Prevention services detailing what makes their service successful and challenging the stigma around Homelessness.

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Have you ever had a nightmare where something truly terrible unfolds in front of you and everyone just lets it happen?

Steve Plummer   |

I bet we’ve all also had times in our lives where our inability to make a decision has led to a situation where not making any decision becomes a decision itself, usually with dire consequences too.

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Turning Point Scotland is committed to employing people with lived experience

Turning Point Scotland   |

People with lived and living experience of homelessness, alcohol and other drug use, the justice system, mental ill health and learning disabilities have an enormous contribution to make to services offered by Turning Point Scotland.

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Response to the Lord Advocates statement on a safer consumption facility pilot in Glasgow

Patricia Tracey   |

We welcome this long-awaited statement by the Lord Advocate, and agree with the position taken that it would not be in the public interest to prosecute anyone using a Safer Consumption Facility (SCF) for possession. 

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