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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

New guidance on local partnerships

The government published new guidance for local delivery partners to drive the national Drugs Strategy “From Harm to Hope“. The guidance includes the headline metrics

If not now, when?

A new drugs strategy offers the chance for the Government to right the wrongs of disinvestment by funding Dame Carol Black’s rigorous, costed policy programme.


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