Freedom of information response

Alcohol Treatment Services

Publication date: 
Friday 3 April 2020
Request: 

1) 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) 2016/17

b) 2017/18

c) 2018/19

2) Can the Local Authority's Director of Public Health provide the outturn data for budget spent on drug and alcohol treatment services in your local authority area for the following financial years?

a) 2016/17

b) 2017/18

c) 2018/19

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) 2019/20

b) 2020/21

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

Response: 

1. Yes, this information is already available in previous FOI responses here: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/foi-responses/.  It is also in the public domain here: https://www.ndtms.net/ViewIt/Adult

2. Yes, this information is already available in previous FOI responses here: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/foi-responses/

3a. This information is already available in previous FOI responses here: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/foi-responses/  

b. This is to be determined, but likely to be circa £1.5m across both adults and young person’s services

4. We have robust multi-agency procedures and services in place.  An alcohol strategy is currently being produced for 2020-2025, this will include supporting children of alcoholics

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Request reference:
FOI 9900