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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Alcohol


Local Authority area:


Primary Courts of relevance:

Edinburgh Sheriff Court, Alcohol Problem Solving Court

All information provided by:

Edinburgh Community Justice Partnership

Edinburgh Community Justice Partnership

Published: 30 November 2021

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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Alcohol

Interventions suitable for

Men who frequently appear in court for alcohol related offences.

Programme title and provider

Alcohol Problem Solving Court

Details of all Specific national or local scheme/intervention(s) available

Alcohol Problem Solving Court is a targeted intervention for men who frequently appear in court for alcohol related offences. A FastTrack assessment with an alcohol focus, alongside the immediate offer of engagement with substance misuse services is offered.

Possible Outcomes

Reduction in alcohol misuse, desistance.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Referrals are made by Sheriffs.