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Drug use is common, drug addiction is rare. About one adult in three will use an illegal drug in their lifetime and just under 3m people will do so this year in England and Wales alone. Most will suffer no long-term harm. There are immediate risks from overdose and intoxication,…
Loneliness and social isolation amongst older people is on the increase. Around 10% of those over 65 years of age in the UK are lonely most or all of the time. Figures from the Office of National Statistics reveal that this increases sharply to around 50% for those over 80…
Alan Baird, Chief Social Work Adviser to the Scottish Government, shares his sector news and views in his brand new blog, Talking Social Services. Since my last blog, the new First Minister has announced a number of important ministerial changes including new Cabinet Secretaries in Education and Lifelong Learning, Health,…
Ensuring that the health and wellbeing of Edinburgh’s half a million residents is protected is not a job that we take lightly. Edinburgh Council’s Health and Social Care department this year has a budget of just over £203 million to deliver support for people with learning and physical disabilities, older…
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