Scottish Drugs Forum is a membership-based organisation.

Since 1986, SDF’s work has been informed, supported, represented, empowered, and led by its membership. SDF in turn has served the drugs field and people with experience of drug use in Scotland in developing services and policy.

There are two types of SDF membership available:

Organisational membership

Organisational membership allows organisations to have a single named individual as their organisational representative and to vote at general meetings.


Individual membership allows individuals to enjoy membership benefits but does not have voting rights at general meetings.

benefits of membership

The benefits of SDF membership include:

  • Discounted access to SDF events and conferences
  • Participation in SDF consultations on developing policy and practice
  • Representation in the development of policy
  • Targeted membership communications and engagement
  • 10x newsletters each year with news from the drugs and related fields

Join SDF

Membership is open to stakeholders in the drugs field in Scotland who support the aims and values of SDF.

Apply to join SDF with the online membership application

SDF membership application form