Drug Rehab Push

A TASKFORCE pushing for funding to set up a drug rehabilitation centre in Sunraysia believes an expert study will highlight the region’s acute need for more treatment services.

The Northern Mallee Local Drug Action Team has appointed Melbourne-based specialist consultancy firm 360Edge to conduct an evidence-based analysis of the need for drug and alcohol services across north-west Victoria.

The group expects the research to be complete by April, at which point it will begin lobbying the government for funding for services.

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