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January 2020 Month End Report

Summary

January 2020 was a busy month with 148 clients accessing the service.  Of this 148, 42 were new clients to Saoirse and accessed the service through the screening process. 3 clients were family members and 1 client presented with a gambling addiction. 106 clients returned from the previous month.

 

Client Overview

Gender/Age of new clients to Saoirse

Of the 42 clients that presented in the month to Saoirse through the screening process – 25 were male and 17 were female. 3 of the 42 new clients that presented were between 18 and 25 years of age, 12 between 26 and 35 years of age, 15 between 36 and 50 years of age and 12 between and 51 and 80.

 

Drug of Choice

In the month, the clients presenting were predominately Alcohol dependant. Of the drugs of choice 28 presented with alcohol, 5 with Cocaine, 3 with Cannabis and 1 each with Codeine and Crack Cocaine. Of those that presented new to Saoirse 19 of them used other substances, the most common being Cocaine (7).

 

Referral Sources

The referral sources from which clients contacted Saoirse were many and varied but principally in the month clients were referred from:

Referral Source

No.

Family

6

Self

6

General Practitioner

4

Agency

3

Online

3

Previous Client

3

Probation

3

TUSLA Child and Family Agency

3

Friend

2

Counsellor

1

Defence Forces

1

Hospital

1

Housing Body

1

HSE Drug and Alcohol Service

1

HSE Mental Health

1

Narcotics Anonymous

1

Post Office

1

Priest

1

Total

42

 

Programmes operating in January 2020  in Saoirse

Saoirse Initial Programme – In the month of  January 2020, 25 clients attended the   Saoirse Initial Treatment Programme.

 

Saoirse Recovery Programme – In the month of  January 2020, 11 clients attended the  Saoirse Recovery Treatment Programme.

 

Saoirse Aftercare (Wednesday) – In the month of  January 2020, 10 clients attended the Saoirse Aftercare Group on Wednesday.

 

Saoirse Aftercare(Thursday)  – In the month of  January 2020, 11 clients attended the Saoirse Aftercare Group on Thursday.

 

Saoirse Aftercare(Friday)  – In the month of January 2020, 18 clients attended the Saoirse Aftercare Group on Friday.

 

Peer Led Aftercare(Friday)/Family Programme  – In the month of January 2020, 8 clients attended the  Peer Led Aftercare /Family Programme Group on Friday.

 

1 to 1’s

Saoirse One to One counselling – In the month of  January 2020 there were 168 one to one counselling sessions.