This resource has been created with support from the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Health and Wellbeing Alliance, the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and Public Health England. The Alliance works together with voluntary organisations to drive transformation of health and care systems, promote equality, address health inequalities and help people, families and communities to achieve and maintain wellbeing.
Clinks worked with Revolving Doors Agency to access funding for this project. Revolving Doors Agency led the consultation with people with lived experience. Public Health England supported the development of the tools – comprising this framework and an e-learning resource – which are based on a Public Health England guidance document, Better care for people with co-occurring mental health and alcohol/drug use conditions:
A guide for commissioners and service providers. Clinical expertise wasobtainedfromPROGRESS1 members,specificallyJustineTrippier, Consultant Nurse at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, and Professor Liz Hughes, formerly at University of Huddersfield and now at University of Leeds.