Plan unveiled for £200,000 West Cumbria drugs clinic
Last updated at 19:40, Thursday, 07 June 2012
Plans for a new £200,000 alcohol and drug clinic in Workington have been revealed.
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Maybe this clinic is needed maybe it's not.I would prefer to hear about how addicts become addicted in the first place. It used to be alcohol that was the main addiction now it is numerous types of addictive substances that have become too easily to access.Many people suffer from traumatic experiences and have other issues yet they do not become addicted to alcohol or drugs, I wonder why.
A town centre retail location is not the most appropriate location for this organisation. Whilst I support the need for such a facility, surely a building further out of town would be better suited - to all parties.
Just look at this paper every week and see what people are brought before the courts for. Thieving, violence, motoring offences, causing death, child neglect, vandalism, threatening behaviour and fraud all excused because of their addiction. It is wonderful that they are offered help with their addictions but why bring them into the town centre unless their behaviour becomes rational whenever they need to have support or change their needles or have a fix. I am not objecting to treatment being offered but having it in the centre of the town when local shops need to prosper for the economic good of us all.