Drug addiction isn't going away so why are treatment centres being slashed? Our most desperate clients lead chaotic lives and this hurts our performance targets - they now have to jump through hoops before getting any help
You may not know that your local authority is responsible for funding drug and alcohol treatment. And unless you, a friend or family member have been personally touched by addiction you might not think that these services should be a funding priority for cash-strapped councils.
We're left to manage a host of intractable problems that we're not qualified or able to deal with. Continue reading... The Guardian