What’s in a word? A forum on language, drugs, alcohol and the media


Join Adfam, Scottish Families, and the Scottish Recovery Consortium for a conversation about language in the drug + alcohol sector + beyond

About this Event

This event will include: 

  • An open discussion on the role of organisations in the sector to influence and set standards around the language used to describe problematic drug and alcohol use and gambling, both in the media/public realm and within services 

This event is open to:

  • anyone who works with people or families affected by drugs, alcohol or gambling in the UK
  • anyone with lived experience of being affected by their own drug/alcohol use/gambling problem or their family/ friend's drugs/alcohol use /gambling problem
  • journalists/ anyone working the media 
  • anyone else with an interest in the topic

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