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Councils are reducing spending on alcohol and drug treatment services despite ‘soaring’ numbers of hospital admissions due to alcohol misuse, FOI data reveals.
The Government today launched three new pilot projects aimed at helping rough sleepers into ‘stable and affordable accommodation’.
The department for health and social care has launched a new ‘innovation fund’ to help local authorities support children with alcoholic parents.
Funding to help problem gamblers is three times less than funding to treat alcohol or drug abuse, a think tank has highlighted.
Seven council areas have been named as sites for individual placement and support (IPS) trials for drugs or alcohol dependency in community treatment services.
Employment plays an ‘important role’ in improving the self-worth of people with drug and alcohol addictions, report finds.