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Killinarden Drug Primary Prevention Group. (2000) Killinarden Drug Primary Prevention Group: project report. (Unpublished) Dublin: Killinarden Drug Primary Prevention Group.

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The Killinarden Drug Primary Prevention Group (KDPPG) has been operational in Killinarden, west Tallaght since 1993. The project receives funding from Tallaght Drugs Task Force. The project was set up as a response to the serious drugs situation in Killinarden and concern about the lack of information or misinformation which existed around the issue of drugs. The main target group of the project is young people attending primary and secondary school in the Killinarden area, many who would be considered 'at risk'. The project works through eight trained facilitators and has a number of programmes including drug awareness, self-esteem and assertiveness. The development of the project's activities are monitored and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Feedback from the project suggests that pupils, teachers and parents feel that the project is extremely relevant and necessary within the community. Future priorities for the project includes securing additional funding in order to continue carrying out programmes in schools, acquiring additional staff, locating suitable premises and providing ongoing training to facilitation team.


Date:2000
Pages:8 p.
Publisher:Killinarden Drug Primary Prevention Group
Corporate Creators:Killinarden Drug Primary Prevention Group
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:N Communication, information and education > Educational level > Secondary education level
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention by sponsor or setting > School based prevention
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Dublin
N Communication, information and education > Education by subject > Substance use education
N Communication, information and education > Educational level > Primary education level
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention by sponsor or setting > Community-based prevention

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