January 2, 2020
At the beginning of the last decade the sale, and consumption, of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) had become a significant problem in Ireland. As a new decade begins, Tony Duffin, CEO of Ana Liffey, looks back on some of what happened with regard to NPS.
December 16, 2019
In a new video for the #SaferFromHarm campaign, Nicole Ryan, whose brother Alex died of a drug related death in 2016, is calling for a compassionate response to people who use drugs, free from shame and stigma.
December 16, 2019
If you do take drugs over the festive season – follow these Harm Reduction tips. #SaferFromHarm
December 11, 2019
This morning Ana Liffey Drug Project launch their 2018 Annual Report. The event took place in the offices of Dublin Town at their offices on Middle Abbey Street.
August 6, 2019
June 6, 2019
Founded in 1982, in North Inner City Dublin as a response to the then emerging heroin epidemic within the community – the Ana Liffey Drug Project continues to work hard to support the communities we work within and the individuals most affected by problematic drug use. One of the main purposes of the Ana Liffey is to engage with people who are actively using drugs; to journey with them; and to help them make healthier choices.
May 17, 2019
Madelyn Portley named as Ana Liffey’s volunteer of the year!
April 25, 2019
Ana Liffey is now recruiting Project Workers for a variety of roles in our Dublin services.
Are you non-judgemental, flexible & hard working?
Do you want to help people with complex & multiple needs?
If the answer yes & yes – then consider applying to work for the Ana Liffey Drug Project.
April 3, 2019
Marian Keyes, Damien Dempsey, Emmet Kirwan, James Kavanagh, Philly McMahon and many others have joined the #SaferFromHarm campaign to decriminalise people who use drugs. In a new campaign video Marian Keyes recognises that “how we currently treat drug users does not work and needs to change”, while Damien Dempsey believes that “we need to treat drug use as a health issue, not a criminal issue.”
March 11, 2019
We’ve just added the 1996 Annual Report from Ana Liffey Drug Project. Yes, that’s right from 23 years ago!
You can read it here.
March 8, 2019
Figures released today by the Health Research Board show that there were 736 drug related deaths in Ireland in 2016 – over two people a day. The National Drug Related Deaths Index (NDRDI), which is compiled on an annual basis from a variety of sources nationwide is the most reliable source of data on drug related deaths in the state.
February 13, 2019
HOMELESSNESS AND ADDICTION campaigners have expressed concern after a new report showed that the rate of deaths among homeless people in Dublin was up to 10 times higher than the general population.
January 20, 2019
January 13, 2019
January 12, 2019
December 29, 2018
December 22, 2018
December 15, 2018
November 26, 2018
Ana Liffey Drug Project provided harm reduction & welfare interventions to festival goers at Electric Picnic 2018.
November 24, 2018
November 22, 2018
November 22, 2018
October 8, 2018
December 20, 2019
The number of Cocaine poisoning deaths increased from 42 in 2016 to 53 in 2017, an increase of 26%. As people begin to enjoy the Festive Season, we would like to remind people, who choose to use cocaine, about this and restate some public health advice…
December 12, 2019
Figures released today by the Health Research Board show that there were 786 drug related deaths in Ireland in 2017 – over two people a day. The National Drug Related Deaths Index (NDRDI), which is compiled on an annual basis from a variety of sources nationwide is the most reliable source of data on drug related deaths in the state.
As with previous years, deaths are categorised as poisoning deaths – those from overdose, of which there were 376 in 2017; and non-poisoning deaths – those from trauma or medical events as a result of drug use, of which there were 410.