Issue details

The Supplemental Substance Misuse Treatment and Recovery Grant 2022 - 2025

The purpose of this report is to seek ratification by Cabinet for decisions made by the Director of Public Health in consultation with the Cabinet Lead for Public Health and Communities in relation to the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) Supplemental Substance Misuse Treatment and Recovery Grant (“SSMTRG”) described in the guidance contained in the Background Documents below during financial year 2022/23 and to approve further recommendations in relation to the distribution of the SSMTRG during financial years 2023/24 and 2024/25 (i.e., the first year of the new adult treatment contract)



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/02/2023

Decision due: 29 Mar 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Mark Hawthorne MBE, Leader of the Council

Contact: Siobhan Farmer, Director of Public Health Email:


Agenda items

Background papers

  • • Officer Decision (23/04/2021): Section 31 local authority grant for additional drug treatment, crime and harm reduction activity in 2021/22 – Permission to vary current provider’s contract  
  • From harm to hope: A 10-year drugs plan to cut crime and save lives  
  • • Indicative Planning Materials for the 2022 – 25 treatment and recovery grant (available from DPH and Head of Commissioning for Drugs and Alcohol)