Since our ground-breaking work in 2007-08 on reducing the harm experienced in Scotland from drugs and alcohol, the Futures Forum has supported informed debate on the future for drugs policy in Scotland.
Bringing together international perspectives and challenging the thinking of those present our work has been designed to explore a controversial, and important, subject in a safe space.
International Perspectives on Drug Policy
This seminar in December 2018 brought together experts from Denmark and Norway to share good practice on drugs policy.
Drugs in Scotland: Seminar
Seminar in May 2018 on drugs policy in Scotland now and in the future. With NHS Health Scotland, Scottish Drugs Forum and Step Together.
The Drugs Don’t Work: Reducing Drugs Damage in Scotland 10 Years On
Ten years after the Futures Forum report on reducing harm from drugs in Scotland, this 2017 Festival of Politics explored how much has changed.
Approaches to Alcohol and Drugs in Scotland – A Question of Architecture
Report from 2008 from a project on how we can reduce the damage caused by alcohol and drug misuse by half by 2025.