20th December 2016
The Probation and Prison Services have published an independent review of the drug and alcohol treatment services available to offenders. The review was done by Anne Clarke and Anne Eustace and published on 20th December 2016.
The review explores what the current provision level is and establishes an evidence based model of effective practice. This is highly important as the majority of adult offenders have misused alcohol or drugs and that this is linked to their offending. The review highlights a number of gaps in the current addiction treatment services available. They are as follows:
The model for effective treatment as proposed within the review is as follows:
To read the full review click here.
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