£421 million to boost drug and alcohol treatment across England
It has been announced that local authorities across England will benefit from an extra £421 million government funding through to 2025 to improve drug and alcohol addiction treatment and recovery.
The extra funding will enable the creation of over 50,000 high-quality places for drug and alcohol treatment.
The funding will enable local authorities to:
- recruit more staff to work with people with drug and alcohol problems
- support more prison leavers into treatment and recovery services
- invest in enhancing the quality of treatment they provide - in turn helping make streets safer by...