The NWRDATF have secured funding through the Healthy Ireland Leitrim Fund to launch a social media campaign ‘’Use Your Brain Not Your Fists’’ which will continue to highlight the devastating effects that a random act of violence can have on both the victim and the perpetrator. This all came about at an Annual General Meeting in 2017, where over one hundred young people from Leitrim Comhairle na nOg gathered and identified issues that were impacting young people from their community, in particular, instances of random acts of violence and the lack of education and awareness around the devastating effects it can have on
DrugsieMediaAwardsPressRelease04112014 The competition has been launched on a national basis and is seeking entries from local drug/alcohol projects and groups/organisations working with young people in all Task Force areas.(All schools are being written to directly). To enter, students are asked to create either: a short video, an audio podcast, a news article; or a poster on one of the following themes: (a) The effects of alcohol on the family; (b) The effects of drugs on mental health – the age categories for entering are: 12-14; 15-17; 18-21; 22-25. Winners from the four age categories will receive an iPad mini and
Tracey Mitchell - Donegal Development Worker and Mary Healy, Assertive Outreach Worker - Donegal together with the Student's Union rep and the rest of the team in Letterkenny IT Letterkenny Institute of Technology Student’s Union and the Drug Task Force co-hosted a very successful DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS WEEK which ran from the 7th of November to 10th of November 2011 at LYIT alongside the launch of the Outreach Service Wristband on Monday 7th of November 2011 at a reception in the LYIT from 12- 2pm.