Across all of Hackney’s adults (not just parents), the rate of opiate and/or crack cocaine use is 14 per 1,000 population (see the ‘Mental health and substance misuse’ chapter of the JSNA for more details). While no estimate exists for the prevalence of substance misuse in parents specifically, locally the rate of parents receiving drug treatment is 1.1 per 1,000 children aged 0-15 (2011/12). 4 In 2014/15, 115 people who began treatment with substance misuse services in Hackney were living with children, accounting for 11% of all new service users.

Given the small numbers involved, data are not available for the City of London as they may be identifiable and are likely to be unreliable.

Across all of Hackney’s adults (not just parents), the rate of higher risk drinkingB is 78.2 per 1,000 population (2009). 5 While there is no estimate for the prevalence of alcohol misuse in parents specifically, the rate of parents receiving alcohol treatment is 1.1 per 1,000 children aged 0-15 (2011/12). 6

Notes

  1. Higher risk drinking in this indicator is defined as more than 50 units of alcohol per week in males and more than 35 units of alcohol per week in females.
  2. Higher risk drinking in this indicator is defined as more than 50 units of alcohol per week in males and more than 35 units of alcohol per week in females.

References

  1. “Public Health Profiles (‘Fingertips’),” Public Health England, 2015
  2. “Local Alcohol Profiles for England,” Public Health England, [Online]. Available: http://www.lape.org.uk/data.html. [Accessed July 2016]
  3. “Public Health Profiles (‘Fingertips’),” Public Health England, 2015
  4. “Public Health Profiles (‘Fingertips’),” Public Health England, 2015
  5. “Local Alcohol Profiles for England,” Public Health England, [Online]. Available: http://www.lape.org.uk/data.html. [Accessed July 2016]
  6. “Public Health Profiles (‘Fingertips’),” Public Health England, 2015