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90% of councils slashing smoking, sexual health, weight management services


The problem is drug dependancy doesn’t just impact the individual who ‘chooses’ to misuse the drug. A good deal of the fall out lands on the perfectly innocent, their children, their partner, the people who raised them, and not forgetting the victims of crimes committed in a desperate attempt to fund a habit. Public health funding for problems such as this is as much about the welfare of wider society as the individual themselves. Cutting funding for substance misuse treatments impacts on criminal justice and social service budgets ...and not in a good way.

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02 May 2018

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