£100m set to help people with multiple and complex issues

26 Mar 2013 12:20 PM

There are an estimated 60,000 adults in England with multiple needs
– costing society around £1.38 billion a year.

The BIG Lottery Fund (BIG) announced today 10 successful areas in England now on their way to receiving a share of £100m to support people with multiple problems like homelessness, mental ill health, addiction and reoffending.

With problem drug users alone costing government and society around £46,000 a year, BIG’s £100m investment which aims to help thousands of people, could save the public purse hundreds of millions of pounds.

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