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 the overall winner will receive a prize of €2,000. Winners will also have their work published on www.drugs.ie.


  • The closing date for entries is February 16th 2015 and the awards ceremony will take place in April 2015.