MoJ LAUNCHES REHAB FUNDING COMPETITION

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  The Ministry of Justice today launched a "competition to find the future providers of rehabilitation services across England and Wales". This is one of the largest competitions that the Department has run, and today's […]

TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP:

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WINSTON CHURCHILL MEMORIAL TRUST At ARF we are enthusiastic fans of the life-changing opportunities for medical and health workers (yes, that includes anyone working to help addicts recover) to go on Travelling Fellowships funded by […]

TIER-4 CAPITAL INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

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Click here for related blog. “Abstinence-based drug treatment will grow by more than 2,000 places a year following over £54 million of government capital funding,” stated a press release issued by the National Treatment Agency […]

Q: WHEN IS £54MILLION NOT £54MILLION?

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A: When the NTA recycles a two-year old press release with an unusual juxtaposition of words and figure. Read related blog here.  “Abstinence-based drug treatment will grow by more than 2,000 places a year following […]

HELP PILOT SYSTEM-CHANGE

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DEADLINE 11 DECEMBER 2008 One of the aims of the Drug Strategy, Drugs: protecting families and communities (2008), is to deliver new approaches to drug treatment and social reintegration. “One of the key actions is […]

WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS

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At one time or another, most charities are victims of donor fatigue, when neither marketing nor the appeals of celebrity fund-raisers can stir donors to give. But for charities whose work involves social issues such […]

DoH ADDS TO GUIDANCE FOR REHABS:

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CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR INPATIENT AND RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION SUBSTANCE MISUSE (DRUG & ALCOHOL) SERVICES 2008/9. At the end of April, Nick Lawrence, deputy director and head of alcohol, drugs and tobacco policy at the Department […]

London loses out under new funding formula

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Comment by the London Drug & Alcohol Network London boroughs are adversely affected by a new formula for allocating the pooled treatment budget based on numbers on treatment. London’s overall budget for 2008/2009 drops £2million […]

CHAMP AWARDS

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Deadline 20 April 2008 Diageo has sponsored the Champ Awards, a biennial scheme aimed at recognising projects in England, Scotland and Wales which help prevent children aged 14 years and under from misusing alcohol – […]

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