Addiction treatment: education, training and employment (ETE)

PHE NW Education, Training and Employment (ETE) forum advise on considerations for ETE support for clients in drug and alcohol treatment.


Key considerations when designing and delivering education, training and employment support for clients in drug and alcohol treatment

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Public Health England (PHE) North West (NW) host a quarterly forum to bring together stakeholders in the provision of education, training and employment support to recovering alcohol and drug users.

The forum findings have relevance for:

  • policy makers
  • providers and commissioners of drug and alcohol treatment services
  • welfare to work and ETE providers
  • stakeholders working with other cohorts for whom worklessness is an issue, like people suffering from mental illness