Illegal drug treatment and recovery services in England: new report from the NTA


The National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse has produced a new publication which gives an overview of drug treatment and recovery services in England. ‘Drug treatment in England: The road to recovery’ complements the recently released ‘Why Invest?’ presentation, which shows how investing in local drug treatment and recovery services benefits individuals, strengthens families and [read the full story…]

NTA publish joint strategic needs assessment to help commission and plan local substance misuse recovery systems


In April 2013, subject to the Health and Social Care Bill becoming law, local authorities will become responsible for commissioning drug treatment and recovery services. An effective approach to tackling substance misuse will require partnership working across local authorities, health bodies and criminal justice agencies. The object is not only for individuals to overcome dependency, [read the full story…]