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This guidance sets out a National Combating Drugs Outcomes Framework, which will provide a single mechanism for monitoring progress across central government and in local areas towards delivery of the commitments and ambitions of the 10-year drugs strategy to level up the country.
The outcomes and metrics included in the framework aim to provide a link between action and the impact experienced by individuals, families and neighbourhoods across the country.
Working in partnership is essential to deliver the 3 strategic priorities set out in the 10-year drugs strategy:
The guidance identifies key principles and structures to support the formation of effective partnerships and asks local areas to: