A NWRDATF Small Grant of €1,000 was presented to Easkey Community Council which was used to fund the production and printing of a pocket sized information booklet on drug and alcohol support services in West Sligo. The grant will also go towards the hosting of an alcohol free event on St Patrick's Day for at risk young people.
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/11/online-market-turning-drug-dealers-goons-geeks-darknet#_=_ Drug dealers are turning from goons to geeks as they adapt to an increasingly online market, says a report by the European drugs agency. Click on the link above to read more about it.
http://www.rsa.ie/en/RSA/Road-Safety/Campaigns/Current-road-safety-campaigns/Anti-Drug-Driving/ Click on the above link for more information on the recent Road Safety/anti drug driving campaign.
Please find attached application form for Fetac Level 5 Community Addiction Studies Course and the criteria and information appertaining to same. QQI_FETAC LEVEL 5 Community Addiction Studies SLIGO (003) APP Form Community Addictions 2016
http://www.sligoleitrimdirectory.ie/ The Sligo Leitrim Directory website provides official listings of services for children, young people and families in Sligo and Leitrim. This includes information on health, mental health, education, disability, youth, childcare and other services. The website’s development was supported by statutory and voluntary agencies in the region and it is operated and maintained by North Connaught Youth Services.
The HSE can confirm that the emergency services in Cork were called to a house party on the south side of the city in the early hours of Tuesday morning. A number of young people were admitted to Cork University Hospital following the ingestion of a psychoactive substance. Details in relation to the substance consumed are not yet available but it is thought to have been one of the new psychoactive substances similar to those products previously sold in ‘Head-shops’. These drugs can be sold in tablet powder or liquid form and are consumed at parties or clubs for their
Please see attached the Spring/Summer brochure for 2016 from the St Michael's Family Life Centre. St Michael's Family Life Centre Spring Brochure 2016
http://health.gov.ie/blog/press-release/o-riordain-welcomes-government-approval-for-medically-supervised-injection-facilities/ Click on the link above to read the Press Release above for more information.
Dear Colleagues, The North West Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force invite applications for the St Patrick’s Day 2016 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. Grants will be awarded to projects with an Education/Prevention remit whose sole purpose will be the delivery of alternative, alcohol free events/activities for St Patrick’s Day celebrations in March 2016. Please find attached in respect of the above for your information and consideration:- NWRDATF 2016 St Patrick’s Day Small Grants advertisement;