More than 1300 people died due to drug misuse in Scotland last year, the largest number since records began in 1996.
Favor UK wants the provision of addiction and rehabilitation services underpinned by law.
Not-for-profit organisations can apply to access share of £18m aimed at supporting improvements to drugs services.
James Tofalli says playing the piano has helped him overcome his struggles with addiction.
Trainspotting was released in 1996 and has been hailed as one of the most important 'anti-drugs' movies ever made.
Police seized thousands of pounds worth of heroin and crack cocaine in series of raids across Edinburgh.
New report from the Accounts Commission says the local authority needs to 'increase its pace of change'.
Report due to go before city councillors next week says coronavirus has stalled some of the 12 key priorities.
Faces & Voices of Recovery UK has created a booklet revolving around those affected by substance misuse.
The Home Office has refused to allow Scotland's first drug consumption room (DCR) in Glasgow.
Two men, aged 33 and 34, were arrested and charged in connection with the incident.
Officers also recovered a four-figure sum of cash after targeting a property in Dundee on Monday.
Michael O’Neill, 30, was caught by officers with more than 500g of cocaine in his car last October.
Three men are due in court at a later date over the discoveries in East Lothian.
Two men - aged 29 and 31 - have been charged in connection with the discovery in West Dunbartonshire.
Five kilos of the class A drug was found in James Munro’s kitchen in Glasgow.
Researchers interviewed 1469 people who inject drugs for study led by Glasgow Caledonian University.
Crime minister Kit Malthouse branded plans for a safe injecting facility in Glasgow 'a distraction'.
The public health approach comes as UK and Scottish governments prepare to host drug summits.
The meeting will bring together drug recovery experts, health professionals, government ministers and senior police officers.