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January End of Month Report

Summary

January 2019 was a busy month with 160 clients accessing the service.  Of this 160, 46 were new clients to Saoirse and accessed the service through the screening process. 6 clients were family members. 3 clients presented with a gambling addiction. 114 clients returned from the previous month.

 

Client Overview

Gender/Age of new clients to Saoirse

Of the 46 clients that presented in the month to Saoirse through the screening process – 30 were male and 16 were female. 6 of the 46 new clients that presented were between 18 and 25 years of age, 21 between 26 and 35 years of age, 13 between 36 and 50 years of age and 6 between and 51 and 80.

 

Drug of Choice

In the month, the clients presenting were predominately Alcohol dependant. Of the drugs of choice 15 presented with alcohol, 6 with Cocaine 5 with Heroin, 4 with Benzodiazapine, 3 with Cannabis and 1 each with Amphetamine, Codeine, Ecstasy and prescription medication. Of those that presented new to Saoirse 28 of them used other substances, the most common being Alcohol (13).

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.

Self

9

G.P.

6

Online

6

Previous Client

4

Agency

3

Family

3

Hospital

3

Court

2

Friend

2

HSE Mental Health

2

Tusla Child and Family Agency

2

Alcohol Anonymous

1

Counsellor

1

HSE Drug and Alcohol Service

1

Transition House

1

Total

46

 

Programmes operating in January 2019  in Saoirse

Saoirse Initial Programme – In the month of  January 2019, 26 clients attended the   Saoirse Initial Treatment Programme.

Saoirse Recovery Programme – In the month of  January 2019, 11 clients attended the   Saoirse Recovery Treatment Programme.

 

Saoirse Aftercare (Wednesday) – In the month of  January 2019, 20 clients attended the Saoirse Aftercare Group on Wednesday.

Saoirse Aftercare(Thursday)  – In the month of  January 2019, 12 clients attended the Saoirse Aftercare Group on Thursday.

Saoirse Aftercare(Friday)  – In the month of January 2019, 17 clients attended the Saoirse Aftercare Group on Friday.

Peer Led Aftercare(Friday)/Family Programme  – In the month of January 2019, 17 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 2019 there were 103 one to one counselling sessions.