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Aims to set out a clear national agenda for tackling and reducing the harms associated with substance misuse in Wales.
The delivery plan describes the work we will do to reduce the harm caused by substance misuse.

Two main boards have been established to advise on matters relating to substance misuse in Wales.

  • The Substance Misuse National Partnership Board (SMNPB) oversees the delivery of the Substance Misuse Strategy for Wales 2008-2018 - 'Working Together To Reduce Harm' and the associated delivery plan (2013 – 2015).
  • The Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse (APoSM)  is an independent expert advisory body established to advise on measures to prevent or reduce substance misuse.