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From Harm To Hope – First Annual Report Published

The first annual report on progress under the From Harm to Hope ten-year drugs strategy has been published, analysing the impacts thus far of the government’s funding and strategy around drug supply, demand, treatment, and recovery.

Collective Voice summary: National Combating Drugs Outcomes Framework

On 22nd May, the government published the National Combating Drugs Outcomes Framework, setting out the metrics through which they will measure progress towards the goals of the From Harm to Hope ten-year drugs strategy. These metrics are how the government will measure if the strategy is working, and are summarised in this blog.

Drug strategy funding confirmed

The government today announced the next tranche of drug strategy funding for treatment and recovery services. The funding amounts to £154.3 million for 2023/2024, and

Alcohol-specific deaths rise to record high

Yesterday saw the publication of the latest statistics for alcohol-specific deaths in the UK. These cover deaths which are directly attributed to alcohol consumption (mainly liver disease), which

Drug-related deaths rise to record high

It’s hard to know what to say at this moment of terrible déjà vu. The Office for National Statistics today published statistics covering deaths related to

Collective Voice is the national charity working to improve England’s drug and alcohol treatment and recovery systems