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Current services in relation to need

Background papers: Lifestyle and wider determinants :: Substance misuse in children and young people [Update in progress] :: Current services in relation to need

Screening Training for the wider Children's Workforce to identify substance use/misuse and refer. Specialist input on diversionary programmes e.g. Fairbridge Drug Intervention Support Programme to reduce first time entrants into the criminal justice system for drug offences. Named Specialist Drug Worker with the Youth Offending Team (YOT) — screening 100% of YOT clients. Early Intervention worker — targeting links with sexual health and substance misuse, maintaining young people in educational settings, increasing protective factors for young people and reducing harm. Treatment services — for young people requiring 1-1 specialist treatment such as counselling and substitute prescribing. Since the last JSNA the balance of work has shifted towards a more treatment focus due to ongoing restrictions to funding.