Alcohol (Overview): Current activities and services

  • Social Marketing Campaign – Save Dave
  • Workforce Development – comprehensive training programme for providers
  • Universal drug & alcohol education to schools via PHSCE & citizenship lessons and health events (DAAT).
  • Limit supply through test purchasing & licensing
  • Opportunistic screening and brief intervention in primary care and other providers (Tier 1)
  • Integrated treatment system model commissioned from CRI New Direction (since October 2010), with a flexible and comprehensive approach to substance misuse treatment with a strong focus on recovery and re-integration, delivering advice and information (recent increase in alcohol posts, now 4 based in primary care, A & E & hospital wards) (Tiers 2) and structured counselling and prescribing interventions (Tier 3) to adults and young people
  • In-patient and residential rehabilitation provision (Tier 4) is delivered by a variety of different providers
  • Ante-natal Drug and Alcohol Service
  • Alcohol advice and information provided through Young Offender Team and Probation service
  • The Service User Council and The Lighthouse Social Club which supports people with histories of Mental ill health, homelessness and/ or substance addiction have been established as social enterprises
  • Estimated Lewisham alcohol treatment spend for 2010/11 was £1,437,613

 

 

 

 

 

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