Alcohol Treatment Services

Can the Local Authority’s Director of Public Health provide an estimate for the number of referrals made to alcohol treatment services in your local authority area for the following financial years?
a) 2015/16
b) 2016/17
c) 2017/18

Please see the information below:

2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Total number of referrals 912 934 530

 

2) Can the Local Authority’s Director of Public Health provide the out-turn data for budget spent on drug and alcohol treatment services in your local authority area for the following financial years?
a) 2015/16
b) 2016/17
c) 2017/18

The Devon County Council budget is publicly available, including the Outturn budget information for drug & alcohol treatment services (substance misuse) for years requested.   The budgest can be seen online at:  https://new.devon.gov.uk/finance-and-budget/budgets/

3) Can the Local Authority’s Director of Public Health provide me with an estimate for the amount your local authority area is forecast to spend on drug and alcohol treatment services in the following financial years?
a) 2018/19
b) 2019/20

Following our response to question 2 above, the forecast budget information for drug & alcohol treatment services (substance misuse) for 2018/19 is also available at https://new.devon.gov.uk/finance-and-budget/budgets/

The information for 2019/20 is not yet held; this is being prepared.  Once it is held it will also be available online at the same location.

4) Does the Local Authority have a strategy in place to support children of alcoholics?

Yes