Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in an alcohol free way….

2016-03-11T10:28:39+00:00March 11th, 2016|

Celebrate St Patrick's Day in an alcohol free way with the Base Youth Café in Drumshanbo! All Day Music 12-2pm Brunch/Lunch 2-4pm ‘Photo Booth’, Hair & Make-up Session 2-4pm Astro Turf After the Parade at the cafe 5-7pm Music, Pizza & Hot Chocolate, Dance Competition with Prizes

Research & Evaluation – Invitation to Tender

2016-03-10T15:17:11+00:00March 10th, 2016|

http://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/tenders/23660 The North West Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force is inviting tenders to undertake research to identify the Drug & Alcohol issues facing the North West region with reference to the National Drug Strategy (NDS) (Interim 2009-2016) and review the existing suite of NWRDATF projects with reference to identified issues. (Attached link will provide you with more detail on what is required) This aspect of the research will involve identifying current and emerging Drug and Alcohol issues in the North-West in relation to the following pillars of the NDS: •Supply Reduction •Prevention •Treatment and Rehabilitation •Drug & Alcohol Misuse

Number of Legal Highs soaring….

2016-03-03T10:47:46+00:00March 3rd, 2016|

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/12180583/Number-of-legal-highs-soaring-warns-United-Nations-body.html A United Nations body which oversees global drug treaties has warned so-called legal highs present a "growing threat" as the number of substances rocketed last year. Click on the link above to read the full article.

An interesting point of view on addiction…

2016-02-26T16:07:25+00:00February 26th, 2016|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao8L-0nSYzg#action=share 'Most people think that the reason why people become addicted to drugs is solely because of the drugs themselves. This, however, is far from the truth, as shown repeatedly by scientific studies on drug addiction. The brilliant short animated video below will explain to you why drugs don’t actually cause addiction, changing your view on drugs forever.'

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