Scottish Borders


Local Authority area:

Scottish Borders

Primary Courts of relevance:

Jedburgh and Selkirk

All information provided by:

Scottish Borders Community Justice Partnership

Scottish Borders Community Justice Information

Published: 22 November 2022

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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Alcohol

Interventions suitable for

Assessed risk and need.

Programme Title and Provider

Treatment: alcohol: Justice Social Work

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

Can be a Licence or order intervention, delivered locally by Borders Addiction Service (NHS).
Third sector voluntary support includes A.A and Wearewithyou (third sector).

Possible Outcomes

Statutory requirement intended to improve life chances, personal resilience and self-management. Focus is on alcohol use.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Identified need via assessment: Criminal Justice Court Report, GP and or other medical service.
Service user self-reporting.
Court Request.

Where no specific scheme/intervention is available, is there capacity to provide a bespoke service based on judicial request?

Alcohol Brief Screening and low level advice and guidance offered by Social Work.