Navigation Links
Arrested Drug Offenders Offered Faster Help

Drug addicts in Aberdeen's police lockups are to be offered immediate access to services to enable them to kick their habit.//

This scheme is already underway in many areas of Scotland like Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Tayside, Dumfries and Galloway, Lanarkshire and Edinburgh.

Funding has been provided to continue this scheme until 2008 and also to start a new service in Aberdeen.

Under this scheme the users are assessed after their arrest, and drug rehabilitation agencies contacted in order to provide the addicts with help to kick the habit. The scheme is also designed to reduce repeated offences by addicts.

The good work begins in police cells or in courts where drug rehabilitation workers provide the necessary information regarding the services, and assess the suitability of the candidate for treatment. Attempts are then carried out to secure a good treatment place.

An independent assessment revealed that 84% of those involved would recommend the scheme to others.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Indonesia Claims To Have Arrested The Bird Flu.
2. Man Arrested For Sending Hundreds Of Anthrax Hoax Letters
3. Surgeon Arrested After Patient Dies In Questionable Circumstances
4. Healthcare Worker Arrested For Administering Noxious Substances
5. Three Arrested For Illegal Export Of Ephedrine Tablets
6. Breastfeeding Mothers Arrested For Public Indecency
7. Quack Couples Arrested for Conducting Illegal Abortions
8. Accused Arrested in Blood Test Kit Scam
9. Italian Who Met Former KBG Spy is Arrested
10. Indian Doctor In Britain Arrested, Bailed For Manslaughter
11. HIV Spread May Be Arrested By A New Compound
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many ... dementia. However, many long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the ... 90-day elimination period, when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, actor Rob Lowe, ... in a new episode of "Success Files," which is an award-winning educational program ... investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica occurs when the ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, ... ... and Dr. Cheng, are now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus ... sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... AccentCare, a leader in post-acute health care, have expanded their existing home health ... Home Health. , AccentCare has been operating a joint venture home health company ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... On Saturday, October 21, the Health & Wellness Center at Florida Hospital ... for the American Heart Association Heart Walk. Teams of up to 10 people can ... their treadmills moving for 5 hours. Treadmills will start at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... LAWRENCE, Mass. , Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today ... National Health Surveillance Agency (or Agência Nacional ... ®. The first single-use, cordless surgical retractor with ... ONETRAC provides optimal access, illumination and exposure of ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... Oct. 2, 2017 The Rebound mobile app is ... to reverse the tide of prescription drug addiction. The app ... medicine intake and stepping down their dosage in a safe, ... in December 2017; the first 100,000 people to sign up ... http://www.rebound-solution.com/ ...
(Date:9/25/2017)...   Montrium , an industry leader in ... IQPC Trial Master Files & Inspection Readiness Conference ... Clinical Services has selected eTMF Connect ... EastHORN, a leading European contract research organization (CRO), ... to enable greater collaboration with sponsors, improve compliance ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: