Tag Archive for treatment

Treatment/Recovery – drugs

Commissioning impact on drug treatment, 2017 This independent report by the ACMD investigates the impact of commissioning on drug treatment. It looks at: commissioning structures, contracting arrangements and the financial environment, the impact on recovery outcomes for individuals and communities…

Heroin and other opiates

Boy, brown, china white, dragon, gear, H, horse, junk, skag, smack, diamorphine, morphine, methadone, opium, codeine, pethidine, dihydrocodeine (DF118), palfium, diconal, temgesic, physeptone What is heroin? Heroin (medical name diamorphine) is one of a group of drugs called ‘opiates’. These…

Druglink in 2015

In 2015 Druglink changed format to become a website. Below are the articles published before DrugScope closed in March 2015: Further down a stony road: reporting on the 2014 Street Drugs Trend Survey; Love me tender: the state of the…

What’s the Government doing about drugs?

Drug strategy 2017 The drug strategy 2017 sets out how the government and its partners, at local, national and international levels, will take new action to tackle drug misuse and the harms it causes | Home Office, UK Here are the…

What types of treatment are there?

People who have problems with drug use can access help and treatment either through the health and welfare system. (via drug advice services or GP referral) or through the criminal justice system if they have committed an offence. Health and welfare…

Where can I get help?

There are different kinds of help available for people who have problems with drugs or need advice and information. Below we briefly describe the different types of help that are available across the country. Please see our Find a service…

Does treatment work?

There are many types drug treatment in the UK… Which ones work best and for who are hotly debated topics. Finding evidence to prove which ones work is difficult. For example, do we judge success by people in treatment completely…

State of the sector

State of the Sector – by DrugScope on behalf of the Recovery Partnership DrugScope conducted an annual appraisal of the drug and alcohol treatment sector on behalf of the Recovery Partnership; taking a snapshot of the conditions for and adaptation…

Treatment

Briefings and reports Making the case: a practical guide to promoting drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services locally (2015) (PDF) Making the case aims to help people working in drug and alcohol services use the skills, assets and testimony…