Drug and Alcohol Forum SLWR
Skye, Lochalsh, Wester Ross
Purpose of the Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross Drug and Alcohol Forum
To achieve improved outcomes for individuals, families and communities by preventing and reducing drug and alcohol related harm by:
Sharing knowledge, data and information to better understand the local needs relating to drug and alcohol prevention, recovery and the demand on local services.
Sharing Information regarding local, regional and national activity including training, service provision and events
Highlighting good practice and learning from the Forum to a wider audience.
Facilitating training and collaborative working.
Membership consists of representation from third sector groups, the public and private sector and community members who want to support the objectives of the Forum.
The forum will adopt a shared learning approach.
Forum meetings will be held online every two months.
The position of Forum Chair and administration support will be reviewed annually.
March 2023 to March 2024
The position of Chair will be held by Jo Ford, Chief Officer of Skye and Lochalsh Council for Voluntary Organisations
Administration support will be provided by SLCVO
Forum members may wish to invite individuals to contribute to agenda items.
Forum Chair will act as a communication channel between the Highland Alcohol and Drug Partnership and Forum
There may be occasion to convene sub-groups to progress particular work-streams. Sub-group meeting will be held as required.
Legacy banking group - this is a small group who are working to access funds from the legacy bank account for the Skye and Lochalsh Drug and Alcohol Forum.
Skye & Lochalsh collaboration group - this group brings together third sector groups working in Skye and Lochalsh, the public sector and Highland initiatives to take forward actions that will help improve outcomes for individuals, families and communities in Skye and Lochalsh.
SLWR D&A Forum communications group -this group collates and shares information relevant to forum members.
Drug & Alcohol Forum SLWR Notes and Actions 25 July 2023
Drug & Alcohol Forum SLWR Notes and Action Plan 13 June 2023
Drug & Alcohol Forum SLWR Notes and actions from 28 March 2023
Drug & Alcohol Forum SLWR Agenda and Supporting notes for 28th March 2023
Drug & Alcohol Forum SLWR Terms of Reference
Bulletin - issued every 2 months
Drug & Alcohol Forum SLWR Bulletin September 2023
Drug & Alcohol Forum SLWR Bulletin July 2023
Drug & Alcohol Forum SLWR Bulletin June 2023 Note this was late should have been issued in May
Tuesday 19th September 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Tuesday 21st November 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Tuesday 30th January 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Tuesday 26th March 1.00pm - 2.30pm
If you would like to take part in a Forum meeting please email email@example.com
Information, Support & Resources
SLWR Drug and Alcohol Forum Directory of Resources and Services
This directory is for the use of third sector groups, service providers and key workers. It includes information on organisations
providing direct support, reporting criminal and antisocial behaviour, and resources and training.
NOTE this is a draft document
Take part in the SLWR Drug and Alcohol Forum
If you would like to add to the conversation about drug and alcohol issues in the area or sign-up to become a member of the Forum complete our form here
Highland Alcohol and Drug Partnership
Highland Alcohol and Drugs Partnership (HADP) is the multi-agency strategic partnership responsible for setting the overarching alcohol and drugs strategy and action plan for Highland.
The Highland Alcohol and Drugs Newsletter is produced regularly to share information on the latest news, upcoming events and training.
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The Scottish Government are committed to preventing and reducing alcohol and drugs harm in Scotland, and also to ensuring high quality, effective interventions, treatment and support services are available when required. You can find information about Policy and actions here