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Activities 2019

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  • Waterford

    Activity: Overdose Awareness and promotion of naloxone training
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 12:00 pm
    Location: John Roberts Square, Waterford, Ireland
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: South East Family Support Network
    Contact:
    Phone:
    Email:

    Dublin

    Dublin

    Activity: Street Outreach Overdose Prevention Interventions
    Date: 29/08/2019
    Time: 10:00 am
    Location: North Inner City of Dublin
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Ana Liffey Drug Project
    Contact: Lena Kattendick
    Phone: 01 8786899
    Email: lena.kattendick@aldp.ie

    Our outreach teams will be proactively reaching people in the drug taking hot spots of the North Inner City of Dublin, providing them with the following :
    Sterile drug injecting and smoking paraphernalia
    Overdose prevention advice
    Naloxone administration training
    Polydrug use interventions

    Dublin

    Dublin

    Activity: Street Outreach Overdose prevention
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 02:00 pm
    Location: North Inner City Dublin
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Lena Kattendick
    Phone: 01 8786899
    Email: lena.kattendick@aldp.ie

    Our outreach teams will be proactively reaching people in the drug taking hot spots of the North Inner City of Dublin, providing them with the following :
    Sterile drug injecting and smoking paraphernalia
    Overdose prevention advice
    Naloxone administration training
    Polydrug use interventions

    Limerick

    Activity: Street Outreach Overdose prevention
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 10:00 am
    Location: Limerick City
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Ana Liffey Drug Project
    Contact: Aoife Marshall
    Phone: 01 8786899
    Email: aoife.marshall@aldp.ie

    Our outreach teams will be proactively reaching people in the drug taking hot spots of Limerick City, providing them with the following :
    Sterile drug injecting and smoking paraphernalia
    Overdose prevention advice
    Naloxone administration training
    Polydrug use interventions

    Stradbally

    Laois

    Activity: Welfare services at Electric Picnic festival
    Date: 31/08/2018
    Time: 10:00 am
    Location: Electric Picnic festival, Stradbally, Co.Laois
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Ana Liffey Drug Project
    Contact: Dawn Russell
    Phone: 018786899
    Email: dawn.russell@aldp.ie

    Our team of festival welfare volunteers will provide overdose prevention interventions, harm reduction advice and signposting to support services to festival goers all weekend at Electric Picnic. This support will be available in the Welfare tent and on outreach across the festival site on a 24 hour basis.

    Dublin

    Activity: Dublin Simon Overdose week
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 10:00 am
    Location: Emergency accommodation services
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Dublin Simon Community
    Contact: Claire McSweeney
    Phone:
    Email: clairemcsweeney@dubsimon.ie

    A week of overdose awareness activities:
    Monday – decorating the service & visible information
    Tuesday – Creativity Day: making t shirts, ribbons etc.
    Wednesday – Overdose & Naloxone awareness session for clients in services
    Thursday – Garden activity & memorial
    Friday – Overdose & Naloxone awareness session for clients in service
    Saturday – Poster and tree making session with clients

    Dublin

    Activity: Peer Event
    Date: 27/08/2018
    Time: 11:00 am
    Location:
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Depaul
    Contact: jess sears
    Phone:
    Email:

    Peer to peer learning event including Peer overdose worker presentation from NOVAS TOPPLE programme , Uisce and Depaul Homeless Health Peer Advocate programme

    Dublin

    Activity: Time to remember, time to act. Every life is worth saving
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 12:00 am
    Location: Town Hall, Block 1, Miesian Plaza, Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Nicki Killeen
    Phone:
    Email: nicki.killeen@hse.ie

    The HSE, together with the Department of Health, will commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day 2019, with Catherine Byrne T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for Health Promotion and the National Drug Strategy.

    This year’s event will encompass the theme ‘Time to remember, time to act. Every life is worth saving’.

    Dublin

    Activity: Naloxone Training
    Date: 29/08/2019
    Time: 10:00 am
    Location:
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership
    Contact: wayne martin
    Phone: 0877921515
    Email: wmartin@bcpartnership.ie

    Delivering training in how to administer Naloxone in the event overdose and how to identify signs and symptoms of overdose. Workshop on raising awareness of the harms associated with using prescribed/non prescribed medication.

    Dublin

    Activity: Naloxone Training & Overdose Awareness
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 09:00 am
    Location: Riverbank Centre,
    13-14 Merchants Quay,
    Dublin 8,
    D08KT61
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Merchants Quay Ireland
    Contact: Laurence Moloney
    Phone:
    Email: Laurence.moloney@mqi.ie

    Merchants Quay Ireland (MQI) is a national voluntary organisation that helps people who are homeless and those caught in addiction.

    MQI will promote and provide all day (9am – 5pm) Naloxone training workshops with seamless naloxone prescribing and dispensing in its Open Access Service on Friday 30th August 2019, on a first come first serve basis. Prescribing and dispensing of the kits is currently only available to people at risk of overdose and not directly to family members, significant others etc. However, if a significant other accompanies the person at risk and is present for the training session, GMQ Medical GPs can at their discretion prescribe to more than one kit to the person at risk.

    This training and prescribing of the kit will be free of charge. MQI hopes to train, prescribe and dispense to as many people as possible on the day.

    Dublin

    Activity: Overdose awareness week
    Date: 26/08/2019
    Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Depaul Services
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Depaul
    Contact: Jess Sears
    Phone:
    Email:

    Depaul services will be hosting a week of events in response to International Overdose Awareness Day Aug 31st.
    These will include:
    – residents meetings with naloxone champions to highlight the importance of personal prescribing and offer training
    -booklet and talk for residents around managing their prescription medication
    -visit to the memorial tree on Sean Mc Dermott st to remembered those who have died due to drug use
    – attending the memorial service on Aug 31st on Killarney Street

    Dublin

    Activity: Peer Overdose Programme
    Date: 27/08/2019
    Time: 11:00 am
    Location:
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Depaul
    Contact: Jess Sears
    Phone:
    Email:

    Depaul’s Homeless Health Peer Advocacy Programme is a pilot programme aimed at targeting people experiencing homelessness to access health services. For IOAD, our group of 10 peers will complete CPR/AED Heartsaver training and overdose and awareness training to empower them in their roles as peers.
    We will also be hearing from other Peer programmes and PWUD for a Peer to Peer workshop on sharing information related to Drug overdose.

    Dublin

    Activity: Peer Overdose Programme
    Date: 26/08/2019
    Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Depaul Homeless Health Peer Advocate Group
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Depaul
    Contact: Jess Sears
    Phone:
    Email:

    Depaul’s Homeless Health Peer Advocacy Programme is a pilot programme aimed at targeting people experiencing homelessness to access health services. For IOAD, our group of 10 peers will complete CPR/AED Heartsaver training and overdose and awareness training to empower them in their roles as peers.
    We will also be hearing from other Peer programmes and PWUD for a Peer to Peer workshop on sharing information related to Drug overdose.

    Dublin

    Activity: Brass Munkie Magazine: Naloxone Special
    Date: 26/08/2019
    Time: 03:00 pm
    Location:
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: UISCE
    Contact: María Otero Vázquez
    Phone:
    Email: maria@myuisce.org

    UISCE is an advocacy service for People who use Drugs in Ireland. To commemorate IOAD 2019, UISCE will publish a special edition of the Brass Munkie magazine featuring on opioid overdose prevention and Naloxone administration information. This publication will be distributed to homeless and addiction services from the Dublin area with the aim of reaching as many PWUD as possible. UISCE hopes this magazine will open a conversation about Naloxone and its accessibility for the community of PWUD in Ireland.
    A pdf version of this publication will be available upon request.

    Dublin

    Dublin

    Activity: Naloxone Training
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 10:00 am
    Location: Neart leCheile
    Neilstown Shopping Centre
    Clondalkin
    Dublin 22
    Ireland
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Clondalkin Drug & Alcohol Task Force / SUDS
    Contact: Jennifer Clancy
    Phone: 00353860401375
    Email: coordinator@cdatf.ie

    Deliverign Naloxone training to people in active drug use and family members