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James Loney

James Loney is a researcher for the Evangelical Alliance Scotland.

Recovering addicts require our support and prayers

14 January 2022The latest statistics in Scotland have shown the worsening scale of addiction deaths and related problems in the country. In 2020, 1,337 people died from drug-related issues, the highest number registered since records began; the issue has been described as “a national shame” by Scotland’s drugs policy minister. Alcohol-related deaths also grew by over 17 per cent on the previous year, the highest since 2008. Despite a slow decrease in alcohol-related deaths in the previous decade, figures have…

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