Dublin12 Harm Reduction Outreach service

 
The Dublin 12 and Canal Communities Drugs Task (D12&CC) Health Promotion/ Harm Reduction Project. This project provides Harm Reduction/ Health Promotion Outreach across the 2 LDATF areas, reaching out to active drug users, their families and the local communities, providing workshops, drug paraphernalia, crisis counselling, referral and advocacy.

A partnership agreement between HSE and both D12\CC Task Forces has enabled a mobile needle exchange service to be available in Dublin12 on 2 days per week.

Contact Paul on 0860453822 for more details.

 

ADDITIONAL PREMISES-BASED NEEDLE EXCHANGE SERVICES FOR HARM REDUCTION IN SOUTH DUBLIN include:

 Merchants Quay Ireland, provides needle exchange Monday to Friday from 10am to 12.45pm and 2pm to 4.30pm. A limited needle exchange is also available on weekends.

The HSE outreach team provides needle exchange in the following areas:

  • Cherry Orchard Hospital on Monday afternoons between 2pm and 4.30pm
  • St. Aengus in Tallaght on a Monday afternoons between 2pm and 4.30pm
  • Ballyfermot Health centre on a Tuesday afternoons between 2pm and 4.30pm
  • JADD in Tallaght Wednesday evenings between 6.30pm and 8pm
  • Rialto Community Drug Team on Thursday evenings between 6.30pm and 8pm

CARP in Killinarden, Tallaght is a community needle exchange that is open Monday to Friday (except Tuesday afternoons) in the afternoons from 2pm to 5pm.

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