Preventing Harm, Empowering Recovery - Substance Use Strategy

Date published: 07 September 2021

A Strategic Framework to Tackle the Harm from Substance Use (2021-31)


The Preventing Harm,  Empowering Recovery was produced as a specific commitment arising from the New Decade New Approach agreement and was prioritised by the Department of Health both in response to that commitment and also as a key element in our response to the Executive’s overarching Programme for Government. It also has direct links with the Executive’s strategic framework for public health, Making Life Better, and with the new Mental Health Strategy.

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