The drugs don’t work – the true cost of taking drugs Increase in young people who have developed depressive and anxiety disorders as a result of drug use Young people focus on the short-term physical effects of drugs, Lack of education and awareness around longer term mental health problems … [Read more...] about The Effects of Drugs on the Body
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Fiona Dillon, Published Irish Independent 25/01/2016 Bernie McDonnell, director of CAD. Photo: Frank McGrath Head shops have closed down around the country but there are more than 700 online shops selling these dangerous products, according to an expert. Bernie McDonnell, director of … [Read more...] about Head shops closed but trade in legal highs thrives on internet
A quality standards based conference for those who work with young people and families at risk of substance misuse. The day will include the following guest speakers: Kevin A. Sabet PHD Author, consultant, advisor to three U.S. presidential administrations, and assistant professor, Kevin A. Sabet, … [Read more...] about Cannabis – An Update from Home & Abroad
On Friday 27th March 2015 from 9-4.30pm CAD will run it's first Education Day of the Year. Training Venue: Purcell House Conference Centre, All Hallows College, Gracepark Road, D9. This one day drug education programme is designed to cater for 'new to post', volunteers and existing community … [Read more...] about DRUGS – What you need to know in 2015
CAD was delighted to receive a community Spirt Award in the 2014 awards. The community SPRIT award is an initiative of Dublin Bus and aims to highlight valuable community initiatives within Dublin City. This year, 86 community and voluntary groups across the Greater Dublin area were awarded grants … [Read more...] about CAD receives Dublin Bus Community Spirit Award
Over the past few weeks, our staff has been working hard to launch a new website for Community Awareness of Drugs. As part of our new communications work, CAD aims to better showcase our work with parents, tutors and partner organisations and services. [pullquote align="left"]The website will be new … [Read more...] about Building a new CAD website