Frontline Forum

Thank you to everyone who attended our NPS Frontline Forum on Thursday 29 September.  Please click on the link below to view the notes from the day. NPS FRONTLINE FORUM NOTES  

Revised Low Risk Drinking Guidelines

UK Chief Medical Officers’ Revised Low Risk Drinking Guidelines published August 2016.  For the first time, the same guidelines now apply across the whole of the UK. This harmonization sees the other UK nations also now advising that not drinking alcohol at all is the safest approach in pregnancy, which has been Scotland’s advice for… [Continue Reading]

Frontline Forum – Thursday 29 September 2016

The next MADP Frontline Forum is being held on Thursday 29 September 2016  from 12.30pm to 2pm at The Gallery, Elgin Library to discuss NPS – New Psychoactive Substances.  We would like you to join us and share your views.  Refreshment will  be provided. Please email madp.moray.gov.uk to book a space. Please click on the link… [Continue Reading]

Recovery Walk – 17 September 2016

Recovery Comes From Within”  This year’s Recovery Walk Scotland is already shaping up to be a great day out in Falkirk. We will be gathering on Saturday 17th September at the iconic Kelpies in Helix Park at 11am for our Roses Memorial alongside the River Carron, (in honour of the 706 people who have lost… [Continue Reading]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day and Early Years Strategy Launch

Moray Community Planning Partnership are holding a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day  as well as launching their Early Years Strategy on Friday 9 September 2016 at Eight Acres Hotel, Elgin.  All welcome! Please click the link below to see the programme for the day Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Programme  

World Hepatitis Day – 29 July 2016

Moray Health & Social Care Partnership and Quarriers, Arrows service are hosting an event to raise awareness of, and to promote The World Hepatitis Day 2016 campaign.  “World Hepatitis Day (WHD) brings the world together to raise awareness of the huge burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change in disease prevention and access to… [Continue Reading]

Our Communities Initiative

TSi Moray are holding their first Stakeholder Meeting for ‘Our Communities’ on Tuesday 28 June, 3pm at The Drouthy Cobbler, 48a High Street, Elgin. Our communities is a participatory budgeting initiative that focuses on the strengths of communities where we live, work and play, and how we can build on these to: Improve health and wellbeing… [Continue Reading]

Psychoactive Substances Act

Psychoactive Substances Act The Psychoactive Substances Act will come into effect on Thursday 26 May 2016, and will ban new psychoactive substances (NPS), often referred to as ‘legal highs’. This new legislation will make it an offence to produce, supply, possess with intent to supply, import or export (including over the internet) any psychoactive substances.… [Continue Reading]

Front Line Forum

Thank you to everyone who attended our Front Line Forum on the Wednesday 18 May and who took the time to complete the Workforce Development questionnaire.  The feedback received will help to develop services in the near future. Our next Forum is being held on Thursday 29 September at The Gallery, Elgin Library from 12.30pm –… [Continue Reading]

Scottish Families Telehealth

Scottish Families Telehealth is a service for families affected by others’ alcohol and/or drugs misuse in rural or remote locations throughout Scotland. The Telehealth programme is supported by both the Drug and Alcohol Policy Units of the Scottish Government who see Telehealth as ‘an integral part of the Scottish Government 20:20 vision for health’. What… [Continue Reading]