New National Drugs Strategy Released

At midnight last night the National Drugs Strategy was formally published by the government. The NECG were initially consulted on this strategy back in February 2016 (please see earlier posts). We have been notified by the Home Office that a representative will attend a future NECG meeting to feedback to the group, in the meantime the strategy is available to read:

2017 07 14 – 2017 Drug Strategy

At the quarterly NECG meeting in Brighton on the 11th August 2017, representatives from the Home Office came and provided feedback to the group. They detailed how the group’s comments had influenced the content (and where); they also explained that there had been a lengthy discussion to use the graphic recording from the initial consultation as the front cover for the strategy! The feedback presentation can be viewed below:

2017 DS fullfilling lives NECG