Drug-Related Deaths Rise to Record High in Scotland

Photo Credit: Marton Berta
Photo Credit: Marton Berta

(Christian Institute) Drug-related deaths reached a record high in Scotland last year, according to new figures.

There were 706 drug-related deaths in 2015, a 15 per cent increase on 2014, when 613 people died.

The official statistics were released in a report by the National Records of Scotland investigating drug-related deaths.

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