substance misuse services

substance misuse services

Services which provide treatment and support for people in the UK with dependency problems, from intensive support in a residential setting to less formal services, such as community information centres or needle exchange facilities, and those assisting with employability, housing and money management. Substance misuse services may be managed and run by statutory, independent and voluntary bodies.
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"We remain committed to funding substance misuse services and recently committed to maintaining the budget we currently have for the next six to eight years."
"We've highlighted the drastic reduction in budget cuts to substance misuse services every year since 2013 and unfortunately, these figures now show the impact this is having on the most vulnerable people living across the North East." he said.
But this number dropped to just PS73 million this financial year, an 18% wipe-out of funds for substance misuse services helping the most vulnerable.
But this number dropped to just [pounds sterling]73 million this financial year, an 18% wipe-out of funds for substance misuse services helping the most vulnerable.
A further [pounds sterling]84 million is being spent "transforming the mental health and substance misuse services" at St Pancras Hospital.
Ahead of an Assembly debate on the Welsh Government's Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill, which was introduced to the National Assembly last October, Mr Gething has announced extra investment in substance misuse services. Assembly Members will decide whether the Bill should pass its first legislative stage and proceed on to stage two - which involves detailed consideration by Assembly committees.
In response to calls made for additional resources to be allocated for substance misuse services, the Health Secretary has confirmed the ring-fenced substance misuse funding for health boards will be increased by nearly PS1m, to more than PS18m from 2018/19.
"While I welcome the introduction of this new law, legislation dealing with supply must work alongside social and pastoral care to help those in need of substance misuse services.
The vast majority (92 per cent in 2012-13) of young people access specialist substance misuse services for cannabis and alcohol abuse.
Most health boards have substance misuse services, as well as free counselling via your GP.
These recognise dedication in providing mental health, learning disability, eating disorders and substance misuse services.
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