In 2007

August. The Community Safety Partnership launches the Wakefield Alcohol Treatment Requirement, a partnership between the Wakefield Alcohol Team and West Yorkshire Probation. A two year pilot, it aims to help motivate individuals to change alcohol related criminal behaviour through a combination of legal supervision and alcohol treatment.

In 2003

Wakefield Integrated Substance Misuse Services (WISMS) is established by Wakefield NHS Primary Care Trust. Dr. Linda Harris is its Clinical Director. Services were operated by 13 staff offering much needed treatment and advice services for people with drugs and alcohol-related problems in the local area.