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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Ahead of an Assembly debate on the Welsh Governments Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill, which was introduced to the National Assembly last October, the Health Secretary has announced extra investment in substance misuse services.
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.
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.
This review is the first of a series of reviews that HIW will be undertaking to look at substance misuse services and focused on the commissioning and provision of substitute drugs such as methadone which is used to help manage and reduce the use of illegal opiate drugs such as heroin.
And the rise in numbers is down to the expansion of specialist substance misuse services for young people, according to a new report published by the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA).
Kit Leck, commissioning manager for Warwickshire's DAT, said the success was due to the county's substance misuse services which had exceeded all its targets.
South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, which provides mental health and substance misuse services for people in South London, as well as specialist mental health services nationally, bought the tokens to ensure patient data is only accessed by qualified people.
PreProcurement: Provision of substance misuse services to surrey prisons and gatwick irc
Alison Newell, ARCH's North Wales director, said: "As a charity with 30 years' experience of providing substance misuse services, we know only too well the devastation inflicted by drugs and alcohol not only on individuals but also on communities.
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