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Year 6 of the Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) published

The Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Taskforce have launched the 6th Annual Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS).

The DATMS provides the local Taskforce with an evidence base for drug use patterns and issues of concern in Dublin 15 and this data is used to inform service provision. To monitor and respond to the changing needs of the local community the DATMS is completed annually.

The 6th DATMS involves 17 local participants and is a qualitative study exploring the experience of people attending local services, and the impact of drug and alcohol use on the individual and their families. The impact of Covid-19 on participation and implementation of local community services was explored in this years report. 

Key findings from the new report include the following:

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Download the Year 6 report here

Download the Year 6 litter map here

For more information about this report, contact the Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force


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