Watch our video below showing some of the positive impacts of the summer programme budgets provided by the Ballyfermot Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force during summer 2021. This was a special fund given in response to the impact of Covid on young people and families.
Older Person’s Research Report Launch
12th November, 2021
Click below for video of the launch with input from: Suria’s Emily Reaper; Clara Geaney – BLDATF Coordinator; Cllr Vincent Jackson – Chair of Ballyfermot Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force and Audrey Deane – Researcher.
In February 2020, the HSE National Office of Suicide Prevention (HSE NOSP) appointed S3 Solutions Ltd to carry out this assessment, in alignment with the Connecting for Life Local Suicide Prevention Action Plan for Dublin South.
This rapid assessment explores a suicide cluster in the Ballyfermot area in 2019 and outlines the perceived area-level factors influencing the cluster and related contagion, under different themes. (HSE.ie)