Community Drug and Alcohol Team (DAT)

Croydon – Drug and Alcohol Action Team are responsible for the local delivery of the National Drugs Strategy (2002).

This includes making sure they successfully achieve key targets in terms of:

  • Education and prevention
  • Getting more people into drug treatment
  • Reducing drug related crime
  • Reducing supply
  • Empowering local communities to resist drug misuse

Headed by the DAAT co-ordinator, the unit’s remit covers both drug and alcohol misuse in terms of strategy, pooled budgets and agencies’ performance.