Outside the Wire mentioned in Parliament

Today (25 February 2014), during questions in Parliament, a discussion was heard regarding how the health department is taking steps to improve the health of veterans. During questions Chloe Smith MP discussed joined up work with the DWP and MOD, and also the clear need for joined up health and welfare. Chloe also discussed how the voluntary sector is helping this and mentioned the good work of The Matthew Project's Outside the Wire service in Norfolk. Daniel Poulter, Health Minister, replied that there is a need for a holistic view for health and care needs and the right support for a move back into civilian life.

  • A telephone helpline for everyone within Norfolk & Suffolk who need support or have questions on drugs and alcohol.
  • Dynamic education so young people understand the risks of drugs and alcohol.
  • Free, confidential help.
  • Honest, accurate and appropriate information.
  • Support for parents and families of drug or alcohol users.

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