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Substance Misuse

Substance Misuse

Keeping Children Safe and Keeping Communities Safe have produced revised guidance for professionals to support them in their work with families where drug and/or alcohol use is problematic.

KBSP Joint practice guidance for children's services and adult substance misuse services

To assist professionals to identify which patients are parents or carers, those that have children or children staying with them and the safeguarding arrangements that should be in place when a client is undertaking Opioid Substitution Treatment.

KBSP Protocol to Prevent childhood exposure to Opioid Substitution Medication - updated May 2020

The following leaflet for substance using parents can be used as a professional resource.

Keeping your Child Safe: If you use Drugs or Alcohol