Alcohol & Drugs

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Here you can find over 350 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.

Big jump in drug seizures

Home Office reports first increase in drug seizures in seven years. The amount of cocaine seized almost triples.

The latest stats on Drug Misuse

This annual digest of all drug statistics makes for important reading, including details on the national scandal of drug-related deaths.

The causes of death for heroin users

New research finds that although heroin users run a number of specific health risks, they mainly die because of common long-term conditions.

Big jump in homeless people dying

Grim new statistics show that 726 homeless people died in England and Wales last year, at an average age of just 45 for men and 43 for women.

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