Paul Hayes on the treatment journey from prison through into work
Posted on 09-10-2009
Paul Hayes talks about the challenges facing the drugs field in working with and for drug users and communities at a variety of points of contact. Paul describes the more complex factors that can belie key policy decisions.

 

Paul Hayes

Chief Executive National Treatment Agency

Location: London

Paul Hayes has been Chief Executive of the NTA since its creation in 2001. As Chief Executive, Paul advises Ministers and senior officials in the Department of Health and Home Office about all issues to do with the provision of drug treatment in England. He is the lead advisor to the NTA Board which is…

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Welcome to Lifeline and FEAD (Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs). This project has been shaped by the wealth of experience, openness, and knowledge of the contributors. You are invited to comment on the clips, which are supported by footnotes to which you can add. FEAD is an ongoing Lifeline Project initiative.

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