“The Reporting of Substance Toolkit is a resource for journalists and editors looking to report on alcohol and drugs with dignity and respect.
The toolkit contains 5 Key Recommendations to follow when reporting and also has interviews with family members and people in recovery, information about support services across the UK, photography advice and resources for further information.
The Reporting of Substance Media Toolkit is created by Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs and Adfam. A working group has also supported the creation of this toolkit with a family member, a person in recovery, Camilla Tominey from The Telegraph, Drink and Drug News, and Alcohol Health Alliance UK.“
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