Every year, more than 800,000 people die by suicide and up to 25 times as many make a suicide attempt. Behind these statistics are the individual stories of those who have, for many different reasons, questioned the value of their own lives. Each one of these individuals is part of a community. Some may be well linked in to this community, and have a network of family, friends and work colleagues or school mates. Others may be less well connected, and some may be quite isolated. Regardless of the circumstances, communities have an important role to play in supporting those
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http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/reducing-harm-supporting-recovery-2017-2025/ Please find attached a link to the new National Drug Strategy, Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery for your information.
NWRDATF Small Grants Ad 2017 NWRDATF Small Grants Terms and Conditions 2017 Small Grants Fund 2017 Application Form Final National_Drug_Strategy_(interim)_2009-2016[sept09] The North West Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force invite applications for the Small Grants Scheme for once-off funding to Community and Not-for-profit Voluntary groups/agencies who are working to tackle drug and alcohol misuse in counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. Maximum award per applicant will be €1,500 and must directly relate to one of the pillars of the National Drugs Strategy and/or actions of the National Drugs Strategy 2009 – 2016 (interim), attached for your information. Attached above please find
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http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/edr/trends-developments/2017 The Trends and Developments report presents a top-level overview of the drug phenomenon in Europe, covering drug supply, use and public health problems as well as drug policy and responses. Together with the online Statistical Bulletin, Country Drug Reports and Perspectives on Drugs, it makes up the 2017 European Drug Report package.