June 26, 2023 12.00 pm This story is over 9 months old

The £264m struggle: Lincolnshire’s battle with substance misuse

Every £1 in treatment saves £4 responding to misuse

Tackling substance misuse costs Lincolnshire services a staggering £264 million each year, new reports have revealed.

This includes the demands placed on health, social care, prison, law enforcement and emergency services. The figures underscore the significant economic burden of substance misuse on the county.

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