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Decline in hospital admissions for drug-related mental and behavioural disorders

 

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Decline in hospital admissions for drug-related mental and behavioural disorders

Hospital admissions for drug-related mental and behavioural disorders in England dropped by 4% in a year - from 7,545 in 2016/17 to 7,258 in 2017/18, according to new figures published today by NHS Digital.

This is the second year in a row that the number of admissions for drug-related mental and behavioural disorders has dropped, falling 16% since 2015/16 when it reached 8,621.