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Drug misuse

The Department of Health is the lead Government department for drug treatment policy, guidance and funding.  The Department also helps deliver Government campaigns on drugs, such as FRANK and sponsors the National Treatment Agency, a special health authority (created by the Government in 2001) with responsibility for the effective delivery of drug treatment services.

The Home Office leads on tackling drug crime and has overall responsibility for delivering the Government’s Drug Strategy in partnership with other Government Departments, including the Department of Health.

You can find out more information about Department of Health work on drug misuse in the pages below.  

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