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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 1107 - Drug and alcohol task forces [2007/18]. (16 Jan 2018)

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1107. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 338 of 14 November 2017, the additional resources that will be allocated to develop a new programme to mobilise community action on alcohol in line with action No. 1.1.1 of Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery; the proposed out working of this scheme; and if it will complement existing community drug and alcohol support programmes in the north east region. [2007/18]

 

Minister of State at the Department of Health (Deputy Catherine Byrne): In recognition of the key role Drug and Alcohol Task Forces play in providing a targeted response to the drug problem in local communities, I will shortly be announcing details of a range of new funding initiatives to strengthen the capacity of Task Forces to support the implementation of Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery during 2018.

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