Last month, ONS released the latest statistics for drug-related deaths in England and Wales, which made for sobering reading. Yet again, the number of drug-related deaths has risen to the
Just over 2 million adults in England will use cannabis this year. Most will do so occasionally, slotting their cannabis use into otherwise unremarkable lives, just as an even larger
The recent rise in drug-related deaths is startling, but there’s a more troubling aspect of both the recent ACMD report and its predecessor from the LGA and PHE: the acknowledgement
Context Between 2001 and 2008 investment in drug treatment increased from £250 million a year to £750 million a year. This yielded: Improved access to treatment with the numbers treated
Collective Voice has responded to a call for evidence by the Health Select Committee, which is starting an inquiry into the way that public health functions are being delivered after
The speech the Chancellor made on Wednesday made much of the (welcome) investment in the health service – £6 billion being made available in the first year of the Spending
Collective Voice’s submission to the government’s consultation on the Comprehensive Spending Review makes the case for continued investment in drug and alcohol treatment. We argue: Drug and alcohol treatment in
The gulf between the sharply defined world inhabited by spin doctors and newspaper columnists and the rather fuzzier one the rest of us live in can often seem impossibly wide.