Alcohol and drug referrals 2019 to 2023 (FOI)
Alcohol and drug referrals 2019 to 2023 (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 06 July 2023.
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Please provide the figures for the numbers of individuals who have received an alcohol or drug referral to Health and Community Services from 2019 to the present by year, including specific referrals from the Emergency Department to the Alcohol Liaison Nurses, as follows:
The number of Alcohol Pathway Community referrals.
The Hospital Alcohol Liaison Service figures.
The number of opiates referrals.
The number of other drug referrals.
The Young Persons Substance Misuse Worker figures.
For reference, please see the below Freedom of Information request:
Numbers of homeless and alcoholics (FOI)
Please note, any referral for a person under the age of 25 is considered a ‘Young Person’ referral.
Annual totals provided in respect of referrals to specified services / by specified substances include those made for anyone under the age of 25. Figures for the total number of referrals per annum for those aged under 25 are also detailed separately in response to Question (e).
Alcohol Pathway referrals per annum, from 2019 to date:
|2023 to date||190|
Alcohol Liaison Nurse referrals per annum, from 2019 to date, broken down to inpatient ward referrals and Emergency Department (ED) referrals:
|2023 to date||322||176|
Opiate referrals per annum, from 2019 to date:
|2023 to date||19|
Other drug referrals per annum, from 2019 to date:
|2023 to date||18|
Young Person referrals per annum, from 2019 to date:
|2023 to date||27|
As noted above, figures for Young Person referrals (under the age of 25) are also included in the annual referral totals provided for specified substances / services.