Effective drug treatment harnesses the views of users, families and carers.
There is no such thing as a typical drug user. People with drug problems come from all walks of life and different backgrounds. Effective treatment is quickly available for all drug users in England.
Drug use doesn’t just affect the user. It affects their families and loved ones too, and support and advice is available specifically for family members and carers.
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Drug treatment and recovery
It is not easy to overcome drug dependency, but people can and do recover. Some have the capacity to recover without treatment, but for those who do need help, treatment is freely available on the NHS