Welcome to Clondalkin Drugs & Alcohol Task Force
This web-site will give you up to date evidence based information on drugs, local drug services, funding opportunities and up and coming events.
The overall aim of the Clondalkin Local Drugs Task Force is to significantly reduce the harm caused to individuals and society by the misuse of drugs through a concentrated focus on supply reduction, prevention, treatment and research. In doing so we support all individuals affected by drugs, not only drug users but also parents, grandparents, children, siblings and other family members.
The vision underpinning the strategy of the Clondalkin Drugs Task Force for 2009-2016 is to protect against and reduce drug problems in the area through prevention, harm reduction, treatment, rehabilitation, social integration and aftercare activities which are tailored to meet the specific needs of individuals, families and communities.
Austerity policies leaving poorest communities vulnerable
Successive government policies have damaged the country’s poorest communities and undermined local structures to combat the drugs crisis, according to new research. The report said power has been removed from affected areas and centralised at government level, where the system is “utterly disconnected” from the needs of people and communities....[more]
By Cormac O'Keeffe
Irish Examiner July 5th. 2016
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If you require any information on services related to drug and alcohol addiction in the Clondallkin area, please feel free to contact us using the details below.
Clondalkin Drugs Task Force
A1 Weatherwell Business Park
Tel: (01) 457 9445
Fax: (01) 457 9422