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National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2014 – 2020 drug treatment data.

2021-07-20T10:54:37+00:00July 20th, 2021| The latest figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) (click on the link above) show continued growth in the number of cases* seeking treatment for problem cocaine use, including crack cocaine use, despite an overall drop in the numbers entering drug treatment* Overall findings on drug treatment in 2020 - In 2020, a total of 9,702 cases were treated for problem drug use, a 9% decrease from 10,664 in 2019.

HRB Report: National Drug & Alcohol Survey 2019-2020

2021-07-01T08:52:41+00:00July 1st, 2021|

The_2019-20_Irish_National_Drug_and_Alcohol_Survey._Main_findings Please find attached for your information a new report from the Health Research Board (HRB) presenting findings from the National Drug and Alcohol Survey (NDAS) 2019–20, which shows that more people are using illegal stimulants, smoking less, and binge drinking remains high.


2021-02-26T12:45:28+00:00February 26th, 2021| A social media campaign created in collaboration with young people from Sligo, Leitrim and South Dublin and in a partnership between Foróige and Children and Young People's Services Committees. CYPSC and Foróige launch "The COVID Word" Online Campaign. Click on the link above to see this campaign and please like and share to your networks.

Training Opportunity: SMART Recovery Facilitators

2020-11-24T09:38:17+00:00November 24th, 2020|

Smart Recovery Training Opportunity The North West Drug and Alcohol Task Force are in a position to offer training in SMART Recovery. SMART Recovery delivers evidence informed peer led community meetings to assist those who want to change their problematic behaviours including addiction to drugs, alcohol, gambling etc. to achieve recovery and live a balanced and satisfying life. To become a SMART Recovery facilitator is quite straightforward, it will involve initial online training, followed by facilitator skills training and a commitment to ongoing upskilling and reflective practice. The online training takes approximately 25 hours to successfully complete - attached flyer

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