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Middlesbrough drug treatment scheme shows early signs of success

Rates of heroin use and re-offending have reduced dramatically since addicts have participated in the Heroin Assisted Treatment (HAT) pilot, which launched last October.

Neil Woods, former undercover drugs officer and Chair of LEAP UK

Neil Woods, former undercover drugs officer and Chair of LEAP UK

Date - 24th February 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Early findings of Middlesbrough’s HAT scheme, partly funded by Cleveland’s Police and Crime Commissioner, show that participants' offending rate has reduced significantly since its launch. The Ministry of Justice has calculated that...
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