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Drugs: Rehabilitation

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people are receiving rehabilitation treatment for (a) drug abuse and (b) alcohol abuse. (150353)

In 2005-06, the last year for which there is data available a total of 5,617 clients undertook residential rehabilitation in relation to drug misuse. This compares with a 2004-05 figure of 4,992.

We do not collect data centrally on the numbers of clients who undertake residential rehabilitation as a result of alcohol misuse.