The aim of the drug treatment services is to continue reducing the dependency
substances, provide better access to treatment and recovery services and
opportunities for those impacted by drug misuse to have a better quality of life in
The re-commissioning of these services gives the opportunity to streamline
existing service provision to ensure that investment is matched with population
need and allows increasing numbers to access treatment and achieve recovery
outcomes. The re-commissioning will also enable the Council to deliver savings
line with the Public Health transformation programme.