There is a strong link between drug and alcohol use and crime. While in the Derbyshire Dales incidents of drug and alcohol related crime are low, this remains a priority for our Community Safety Team.
For example, drug use is linked with crimes such as burglary and theft. Alcohol is linked with violent crime such as domestic abuse or violence in town centres. Both drug and alcohol use are also linked with different types of anti-social behaviour.
If you want more advice and services and support on offer in Derbyshire police visit http://www.derbyshirehealthcareft.nhs.uk/services/substance-misuse/
Derbyshire Domestic abuse helpline phone number: 08000 198 668