Tackling Drugs

August 2017

General Practitioners

Country of origin: UK

The Scottish Government's national drugs strategy, focuses on recovery from drug use. Measures include the provision of factual information to every household with parents or grandparents and tracking investment in drug services. The strategy document contains a section on the role of the GP, noting that family doctors play a key part in promoting recovery; and highlights the fact that they can provide specialist care under the National Enhanced Service specification.

'The Road to Recovery: tackling Scotland?s drug problem' is available online.

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