https://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/34162/ 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.
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.
http://www.cypsc.ie/news-events/the-covid-word.3304.html 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.
Current Letterkenny CDP START project Leaflet Would you like to chat to somebody about your concerns around drugs and alcohol. Click on the link above for further information.
SMART Recovery Ireland will be hosting Family & Friends Meeting Online Programmes. See attached flyers for more information. Family and Friend Pilot Letter 2.3155 (003) Family Friends Flyer no Date (1).pdf
The national framework for living with Covid-19 published by the Government of Ireland has announced the following Level 3 restrictions with some variations. Click on the link here for a summary of them and lets stay safe this Christmas. Dev_IT_38_DecLevel_V14
Q1 2021 AOD Training Plan Training Opportunities in the area of Alcohol & Other Drugs starting in January 2021 - funded by the North West Drug & Alcohol Task Force. Click on the link above to book your place!
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
keeping-well-this-winter Our Health Service this Winter Look out for your Keeping well this Winter booklet in the post. It is being delivered to every household in Ireland over the coming weeks or click on the link above to download the booklet. This booklet contains essential health information and advice to help you plan for the winter months ahead, as we live with the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on our lives. Also Attached here to download, Covid Stories #HoldFirm COVID Stories HoldFirm Partner Pack 17 November 2020 _ FINAL We're all the answer.