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:2/13/2016)... ... 13, 2016 , ... The National Association for Children of ... representing the growing community of recovering individuals (now over 23 million), to issue ... policies addressing addiction. , Although many of the presidential candidates of both ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... FL (PRWEB) , ... February 13, 2016 , ... The ... environmental impact of American businesses. , The increasingly modern world of instantaneous consumption ... often on non-renewable energy sources such as oil and coal, which pollutes our air, ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... ... ... Au Pair comes all the way around the world to provide child care ... often worried things won’t go well. More often than not, however, they find out their ... Year winner’s all commented how their Au Pairs have become a part of the family, ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... According to an article published ... for a significant portion of hernia repairs throughout the United States. Commenting on this ... Center notes that this trend has not only been expected, but it seems to ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... Seattle, WA, and Washington, DC (PRWEB) , ... ... ... PATH and the Siemens Foundation today announced a new initiative—the Siemens ... technologies for low-resource settings. The partnership will recruit top students from U.S. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... 2016 Indiso ltd ... ungedeckten medizinischen Bedarf bei Lungen- und Atemwegserkrankungen ... Forschungsprogramms bekannt. Das Programm, das sich mit ... respiratorischen Funktionen und anderer klinischer Parameter. ... das sich auf den ungedeckten medizinischen Bedarf ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... - Cardiac Marker Diagnostic ... and Cancer Therapy. - European Point of Care ... - Key Diagnostic Testing Markets. - Molecular ... Genetic Testing. - Molecular Diagnostics in Infectious Disease ... Diagnostic Products World Markets. - Point of Care ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... LONDON , Feb. 11, 2016 Stem ... that are characterized by self-renewal and the capacity to ... a relatively new discovery, as the first mouse embryonic ... it was not until 1995 that the first culturing ... pluripotent stem cells were not produced until 2006 As ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: