Research

Blanchardstown Local Drugs and Alcohol Task Force - Research Recruitment

Recruitment drive for research survey

Year 7 Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS). The aim of the research is to look at emerging trends in alcohol and drug use in Dublin 15. This will allow us to identify key issues and gaps in service provision. It will also assist with the development of services in Dublin 15.…
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Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2021: Year 6

Just published: Year 6 of our Drug & Alcohol Trends Monitoring System

The value of community-based addiction services: I know I’d still be drinking if it wasn’t for this service … I’d be dead without it. DATMS Year 6 is a longitudinal qualitative study exploring the experience of people attending local services, and the impact of drug and alcohol use on the…
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Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2021: Year 6

Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2021: Year 6

Research objectives and method. In 2015 we developed our DATMS in Dublin 15. The objective was to establish an evidence base for drug use in Dublin 15 and use this data to inform local service provision. To always have current information and to monitor changes over time the study is repeated…Download the full report here: Download the maps here:
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Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2020: Year 5

Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2020: Year 5

Research objectives and method. In 2015 we developed our DATMS in Dublin 15. The objective was to establish an evidence base for drug use in Dublin 15 and use this data to inform local service provision. To always have current information and to monitor changes over time the study is repeated…Download the full report here: Download the maps here:
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Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2019: Year 4

Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2019: Year 4

Research objectives and method. In 2015 we developed our DATMS in Dublin 15. The objective was to establish an evidence base for drug use in Dublin 15 and use this data to inform local service provision. In order to always have current information and to monitor changes over time the study is…Download the full report here: Download the maps here:
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Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2018: YEAR 3

Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2018: Year 3

Research objectives and method. In 2015 we developed our DATMS in Dublin 15. The objective was to establish an evidence base for drug use in Dublin 15 and use this data to inform local service provision. In order to always have current information and to monitor changes over time the study is…Download the full report here: Download the maps here:
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Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2017: YEAR 2

Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2017: Year 2

Research objectives and method. In 2015 we developed our DATMS in Dublin 15. The objective was to establish a comprehensive evidence base for drug use and misuse in Dublin 15 and use this data to inform local service provision. In order to always have current information and to monitor changes over…Download the full report here: Download the maps here:
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Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2016

Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2016

Research objectives. The Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force (BLDATF) developed the Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) to provide up-to-date information about drug and alcohol use among people living in Dublin 15. The DATMS identified the types of drugs used within the…
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