Media Toolkit

The Reporting of Substance: A Media 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 as well as, interviews with family members and people in recovery, information about support services across the UK, photography advice and resources for further information.

The toolkit includes:

Click on each link to find out more.

The Reporting of Substance Media Toolkit was created by Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs and Adfam. A working group has also supported the creation of this toolkit with family members and people in recovery, Drink and Drug NewsThe Telegraph, and Alcohol Health Alliance UK.

To get in touch with any questions about this toolkit, please contact Rebecca Bradley or Rob Stebbings