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Cox, Gemma and Lawless, Marie (1999) Merchant's Quay Project residential programmes: a report by the Merchant's Quay Research Office. Dublin: Merchants Quay Project.

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The aim of the Merchant's Quay Project is to prevent the spread of HIV through drug use and related behaviour and to provide non-judgmental care and support to drug users and their families. The Merchant's Quay Project provides residential services to help people become drug free at a residential treatment facility inDrumcondra and at a special "re-entry house" in North Co. Dublin. This report contain an evaluation of the High Park residential facility for the first three years of its operation. The report also sets out to inform and design the pilot phase of a second evaluation of interim outcomes (an outputs) of the programme.

The report shows that:
96 Clients started the Merchant's Quay Residential Programme in the years 1997-1998 and 26 completed the programme.
53% of clients who entered Phase One completed it successfully (n=96)
56% of clients who entered Phase Two completed it successfully (n=51)
90% of clients who entered Phase Three completed it successfully (n=29)


Date:1999
Call No:HK, RF2.6.
Pages:28 p.
Publisher:Merchants Quay Project
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB 2464 (Available)
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Subjects:HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Residential facility
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Social condition > Homelessness > Homeless services
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors

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