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European Alcohol Conference, 24th April, London

20 February 2015

This is an opportunity to set your work and understanding in the context of developments and learning from across Europe. We will be examining the latest research and looking at practice and developments in national and urban settings that will provide inspiration and practical suggestions for how to improve our relationship with alcohol,

Consultation on how we regulate specialist substance misuse services

26 January 2015

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is looking for feedback on its plans for inspecting specialist substance misuse services.,,

Peer Support Toolkit

19 January 2015

The Skills Consortium has been running a project with, and for, those people often known as Recovery Champions, Peer Mentors etc who are involved in the supporting of their peers through their recovery journey. ,,

Skills Consortium Briefing 5

3 December 2014

This fifth briefing focusses on Commissioning,

Access all areas: DrugScope Conference

12 November 2014

Access all areas: equality and diversity in drug and alcohol treatment - new challenges for services? Wednesday 12th November 2014. London. ,

CQC sets out new plans for inspecting substance misuse services

25 September 2014

CQC has set out its new approach to inspecting substance misuse services.,

Recovery Partnership Bulletin August 2014

2 September 2014

Latest update from the Recovery Partnership discussing all the current activities,,

Skills Consortium 2014 Conference Presentations

21 July 2014

Presentations from the 2014 Skills Consortium conference,

The Skills Consortium is changing - surveys

11 July 2014

The Skills Consortium is changing. We are exploring the options available for the evolution of the Consortium from 2015 onwards to best support you – the service users, practitioners, service managers, commissioners and decision makers who make our country’s excellent treatment systems what they are.,

Children and Adolescent Mental Health & Substance Use Workers NOS available for consultation

9 July 2014

Skills for Health are leading a review of NOS in the Children’s Services suite for substance use and CAMHS settings and are now looking for feedback through wider online consultation.,,