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Here you can find over 250 posts tracking every major development in the substance misuse sector since 2011. You can keep up with latest treatment stats, funding news, policy developments and treatment innovations. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below:

Dying on the streets

St Mungo’s reveals a dramatic increase in the proportion of people sleeping rough who have died with mental health support needs from 2010 to 2017

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Universal credit system still failing

Universal Credit has taken significantly longer to roll-out than intended, may cost more than the benefits system it replaces, and the DWP will never be able to measure whether it has achieved its stated goal of increasing employment.

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2018 Alcohol stats

There were 5,507 alcohol-specific deaths in England in 2016, a 4 per cent increase from 2015 and an increase of 11 per cent on 2006.

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Alcohol treatment in crisis

Services are in a cycle of disinvestment, staff depletion, and reduced capacity, and this is due to get worse; in 2020 ring-fenced public health funding will end, posing additional risk to the areas of highest need.

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