FOI Request - Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Request 101001359146

In the years 2010/11, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16,

1  A record of whom you have commissioned to deliver drug and alcohol treatment, and what service was provided. (Please specify any instances of residential rehabilitation in the data).

2  What percentage of your drug and alcohol treatment budget has been spent on residential rehab, and from which fund or grant it has come.

3  How much from alternative budgets have been used to treat drug and alcohol addiction, and please specify the alternative budgets.

Response 08-12-2016

1. We have had 3 contracts in place during the timescales requested with voluntary organisations – Moray Council on Addictions 1-4-2008 to 31-3-2013;  Turning Point Scotland 1-4-2008 to 1-8-2015;  Quarriers 2-8-2015 to date

2.We do not actually directly commission residential facilities. These are spot purchased according to the needs of the individual. The money does not come from a grant, nor does it sit with a “treatment” budget; it is accommodated with adult social care budgets allocated to substance misuse, in conjunction with decisions made at the multi-disciplinary team.

3. The requested information can be found here - all of the funding identified contributes to the treatment of substance misuse issues- some through direct purchase of services, some through the funding of our single access point and some for core staffing in the substance misuse team.

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