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All the latest news: Policy Practice Innovation Treatment Drug Use Trends

Here you can find over 400 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.

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Recreational drug use in the UK

Dame Carol Black’s Review of Drugs looks at the latest trends in recreational drug use in the UK and finds recent increases in the use of cannabis and powder cocaine.

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Drug-related hospital emergencies

Most drug emergency cases are
discharged quickly, but a small but significant minority (6 %) involve severe acute toxicity requiring critical
care.

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