Tag Archive | Ana Liffey Drug Project

HIV Ireland calls for Government action as national survey finds stigma continues to impact on people living with HIV

HIV Ireland calls for Government action as national survey finds stigma continues to impact on people living with HIV

17 per cent of HIV positive people say they have felt suicidal in the last year HIV Ireland is calling on the Government to provide additional resources for HIV prevention, education and care after its ‘HIV in Ireland Survey 2017’ revealed the impact that stigma continues to have on people living with the condition in […]

Charities mark IRISH AIDS DAY with harm reduction campaign for drug users

Charities mark IRISH AIDS DAY with harm reduction campaign for drug users

Today, Irish AIDS Day, 15th June 2016, the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críona Ní Dhálaigh, launches a campaign highlighting the increased risk of HIV infection amongst people who inject drugs, particularly ‘snow blow’. The Ana Liffey Drug Project and HIV Ireland are taking action to address increasing HIV diagnoses amongst people who use snow blow by […]

Winners Announced At ‘Let’s Talk About Drugs’ National Youth Media Awards 2016

Winners Announced At ‘Let’s Talk About Drugs’ National Youth Media Awards 2016

The winners of the Drugs.ie “Let’s Talk About Drugs” National Youth Media Awards 2016 were announced at an awards ceremony in Dublin, on Wednesday last (11th). This annual competition encourages discussion of drug-related issues by inviting young people aged between 12-25 to produce either a short video, audio recording or written piece relating to drug […]

Lord Mayor launches ‘What’s in the Powder?’ campaign aimed at student population

Lord Mayor launches ‘What’s in the Powder?’ campaign aimed at student population

The Lord Mayor, Criona Ni Dhalaigh, yesterday launched a campaign urging students to think about drug use, and in particular about drugs sold in powder form. The ‘What’s in the Powder?’ campaign is the result of a collaboration between three Dublin universities – DIT, TCD, and UCD and the Ana Liffey Drug Project. Resources created include posters and a factsheet, […]

“Let’s Talk About Drugs” National Youth Media Awards Organisers Urge Young People to Get Involved

“Let’s Talk About Drugs” National Youth Media Awards Organisers Urge Young People to Get Involved

Final Call for Entries for “Let’s Talk About Drugs” National Youth Media Awards With Prize of over €2,000 Drug-abuse affects all sections of society, including the LGBT community. Now the organisers behind a national awards initiative to raise awareness of drug and alcohol issues, are urging all young people to take up the opportunity to research […]