Substance misuse

    Children, Mental Health

    ‘Over-optimistic’ professionals missed chances to intervene in family where toddler overdosed

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    Adults, Mental Health

    “There’s no way my granddaughter is going to know me as that ‘old alkie'”

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    Adults, Children, Workforce, Mental Health

    ‘Addiction deceives the best of us – and doggedly tests my recovery’

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    Children, Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

    Lack of reflective supervision hindered action in baby death case

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    Children, Mental Health

    Serious case review flags ‘toxic trio’ of risks to baby who suffered injuries

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    Adults, Mental Health

    Safeguarding bosses warned man died after ‘agency blindness’ left him without help

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    Children, Workforce, Mental Health

    Family drug court delivers major savings by keeping families together, finds report

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    Children, Mental Health

    MPs call for urgent action on foetal alcohol spectrum disorder

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    Adults, Mental Health

    “Immediately I knew this wasn’t a social call, I knew the game was up”

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    Adults, Mental Health

    Inside the UK’s only ‘wet’ residential care home for men with chronic alcohol problems

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    Adults, Workforce, Mental Health

    ‘I have supplied him with clean clothes and bought his favourite biscuits to gain his trust’

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    Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

    Supporting women with alcohol issues: what social workers need to know

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    Workforce, Mental Health

    First ever substance misuse framework for social workers launches

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    Children, Workforce, Mental Health

    Children living with parental alcohol abuse are being missed by system, report finds

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    Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

    Social workers don’t know enough about substance misuse, study warns

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    Adults, Children, Mental Health

    Action needed on risk of child deaths from opiate substitutes, says charity

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