On this page you will find a range of resources, guidance and links to information.

This information is provided by:

National Treatment Agency (NTA)

Department of Health (DoH)

National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)


Useful Links:

NTA - Recovery Resources Website

Skills Consortium – Substance Misuse


Useful Information:

NTA - Road to Recovery

DoH - Harms of Drugs (Summary)

NTA – How Treatment Helps Families

NTA – Club Drugs, Emerging Trends and Risks

Opioids Aware: Prescribing of Opioid Medicines for Pain:

Guidance for the use and reduction of misuse of benzodiazepines and other hypnotics and anxiolytics in general practice:

Stimulants- use local Adult ADHD pathway:

Gabapentin/Pregabalin- "Advice for prescribers on the risk of the misuse of pregabalin and gabapentin":


Guidance Resources:

NTA - Medications in Recovery

DoH – Drug Misuse and Dependence UK guidelines

NICE CG52 – Drug Misuse Opioid Detoxification


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