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Drug & Alcohol Services in the Mid West Region. Compiled by MWRDTF Unit 5 Steamboat Quay Dock Road, Limerick Ph 061 445392 www.mwrdtf.ie. Community Substance Misuse Team 3rd Floor, Theatre Court, 15 Lwr Mallow St., Limerick.

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Drug & Alcohol Services in the Mid West Region

Compiled by MWRDTF

Unit 5 Steamboat Quay

Dock Road, Limerick

Ph 061 445392

www.mwrdtf.ie


Community Substance Misuse Team3rd Floor, Theatre Court, 15 Lwr Mallow St., Limerick

  • Early Intervention Service for Young People & their Families throughout the Mid-West

    • Outreach & Support to young people misusing substances

    • Family support and support to concerned parents/ guardians

    • Support to concerned young people

    • Operate from a Community Reinforcement Approach

       061 317688www.csmt.ie

  • Mon – Fri hours 9.30 – 5.30pm


Mid West Drug & Alcohol ServicePO Box 486Corporate House, Mungret St., Limerick

  • Service works with:

    • Young People 14 – 25yrs affected by alcohol or drug use

    • People 25yrs + affected by drug use

  • Service provides range of support including:

    • 1-2-1 Counselling

    • Outreach Service

    • Harm Reduction Service including Needle Exchange

    • Methadone Programme

    • Drug Education & Training

  • Accessing the service:

    • The service offers walk-in screening every Monday (except bank holidays)

    • 11.00 to 12.30 & 2.00 to 3.00 (no appointment or referral needed)

       061 318 633 www.hse.ie

       National Drugs Helpline: 1800 459 459

  • Local Offices: Ennis, Nenagh, Newcastle West


Young Persons Facilities & Service FundLCAES, Limerick

  • Established to assist in the development of preventative strategies/initiatives in a targeted manner through the development of youth facilities, (including sport and recreational facilities) and services in disadvantaged areas where a significant drug problem exists or has the potential to develop.

  • The objective of the Fund is to attract "at risk" young people in disadvantaged areas into these facilities and activities and divert them away from the dangers of substance abuse.

  • Target group: 10-21 year olds marginalised through a combination of risk factors relating to family background, environmental circumstances, educational disadvantage, involvement in crime and/or drugs, etc.

  • 10 local drug education and prevention projects in Limerick

    • Limerick City CDP – 2 Projects (amalgamated from 4: RESIN, Southill Drugs Prevention Strategy, Northside We’re OK and St. Mary’s Partnership)

    • Northside Drug Education Prevention Strategy

    • Southside Drug Education and Prevention Strategy

    • Educare

    • St. John’s Partnership

    • Limerick Youth Service Interim Project for Traveller Youth

    • Limerick City Sports Partnership

    • Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Centre

    • Southill Area Centre

  • Funded by Dept. of Children & Youth Affairs and administered by City of Limerick VEC. Projects are overseen by the Citywide Drug Education and Prevention Management Committee

     061 445700 www.limerickcityaes.ie


Drug Related Intimidation Reporting Programme

  • Intimidation is a Criminal offence

  • National initiative to address drug related intimidation (NFS & GNDU)

  • Talk to a Support Worker or to Nominated Garda Inspector

    • Limerick: Insp. Seamus Ruane061 212 400

    • Clare: Insp. John Galvin065 684 8100

    • Nth Tipperary: Insp. Bernard Barry 067 50450

    • (Tipperary: Insp. Paul O’Driscoll052 6177640)


Miscellaneous

  • Contact your Doctor

  • Crisis/ Emergency Situation: phone 999

  • AA, NA – support for those in recovery (check website)

  • Al Anon, Nar Anon – support for families (check website)

  • Safe disposal of needles: phone your local Council (Environment Dept. role)

  • Associated areas:

    • Mental Health: CAMHS, GROW, Jigsaw, Mental Health Ireland etc.,

    • Homelessness: Council, Refuge’s + Voluntary organisations ie. Novas, VdeP, Focus, Simon, …

    • Sexual Health: Red Ribbon Project

    • Prison Support Services: Bedford Row,

  • Support within Youth Services, Family & Community Organisations ..

  • Crimestoppers Dial to Stop Drug Dealing: 1800 25 00 25


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