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Recovery and independence.

Creating effective drug and alcohol treatment services for Kent residents.


High quality, safe and effective treatment services for drug and alcohol misuse are crucial to reducing the harms that drug and alcohol misuse to individuals and communities.

As a partnership organisation Kent Drug and Alcohol Action Team (KDAAT) ensures that a wide range of services are available and easily accessible to Kent residents.

KDAAT’s key roles are

  • Undertaking needs assessments for substance misuse services in Kent
  • Planning and commissioning services to meet those needs
  • Monitoring performance and outcomes of drug and alcohol treatment services in Kent
  • Communicating plans, activities and performance to key stakeholders
  • Working with partners to deliver shared national and local priorities and targets relating to drug and alcohol misuse


KDAAT is one of many Drug and Alcohol Action Teams (DAATs) across England. All are formed and funded by a variety of local and national organisations which aim to reduce the harms of drug and alcohol misuse, on individuals, families and communities.

KDAAT is hosted by Kent County Council (KCC) and is overseen by an Executive Board chaired by Amanda Honey, Managing Director for Communities at Kent County Council.

The following agencies form KDAAT

To find out more about the team and what we do, visit the why and how pages.

If you’re more interested in the KDAAT partnership and who we are explore the who we are pages.

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