Increasing drugs services –

£14 million for supplemental residential rehabilitation capacity.

Three organisations supporting people with trouble drug use will get far more than £14 million to enhance the number of household rehabilitation placements.

The funding will build an extra 225 placements every yr and is section of the £100 million allocated to household rehabilitation as aspect of the countrywide mission on drug fatalities.

Phoenix Futures will get £11,395,475 for a facility in the North East which will inevitably guidance 80 placements at any just one time – up to 200 placements on a yearly basis. The charity will also give a structured working day programme to empower local individuals to access the rehab solutions.

In Inverness six new beds, equating to up to 22 placements per yr will be created by CrossReach at their existing Beechwood Dwelling facility with a grant of £2,386,865. The Maxie Richards Foundation in Tighnabruaich is awarded £468,500 to fund a renovation and expansion of their premises, which will outcome in one particular more bed –  three extra placements per yr.

Prescription drugs Coverage Minister Angela Constance claimed:

“This second spherical of funding from the Household Rehabilitation Swift Ability Programme will make a massive variance in expanding provision in locations which require it most.

“Coupled with the past expense, this more ability usually takes us to practically 600 household rehabilitation beds in Scotland – very well on our way to rising potential by 50{2c3a8711102f73ee058d83c6a8025dc7f37722aad075054eaafcf582b93871a0} from 425 in 2021 to 650 by the close of this Parliament. The goal is to have at least 1,000 folks publicly funded to go to rehab every yr by 2026.

“Anyone who requirements support should really have entry to whatever form of treatment or restoration works greatest for them and that’s why we are investing a full of £100 million in residential rehabilitation about the training course of this Parliament.”

CrossReach Grownup Care Director Vic Walker mentioned:

“CrossReach are delighted to have the option to extend our work in Inverness and make greater potential in our Household Recovery support for the Highlands and Islands and encompassing regions.

“This investment decision will develop 22 further placements just about every calendar year and reduce the time men and women are waiting around to get into household rehabilitation. When persons appear forward for aid it is essential that we react immediately.

“Residential rehabilitation can make a substantial distinction for a man or woman having difficulties with alcohol or drug use, for their people, and for communities. Swifter obtain to products and services will save lives, and persons who comprehensive residential rehabilitation typically go on to be a beneficial affect in their communities.

“We are grateful for Scottish Govt funding and for aid from Highland and Moray Liquor and Drug Partnership with this bid. At the time entire, the new constructing will also profit the Western Isles and wider Island communities.”

Track record

Countrywide mission – Alcoholic beverages and prescription drugs – (

History and strategic context for RRRCP – Residential Rehabilitation Rapid Potential Programme 2: assistance – (