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Saoirse Treatment Center – January to December 2018 Year End Report

Saoirse Treatment Center – January to December

2018 Year End Report

 

Summary

 

2018 was a busy year with 1840 clients accessing the service.  Of this 1840, 463 were new clients to Saoirse and accessed the service through the screening process. 18 clients were family members and 59 clients presented with a gambling addiction.

 

Client Overview

Gender/Age of new clients to Saoirse

Of the 463 clients that presented in the month to Saoirse through the screening process – 267 were male and 196 were female. 70 of the 463 new clients that presented were between 18 and 25 years of age, 173 between 26 and 35 years of age, 138 between 36 and 50 years of age and 82 between and 51 and 80.

 

 

Drug of Choice

In the year the clients presenting were predominately Alcohol dependant.

Of the drugs of choice 186 presented with alcohol, 63 with Cocaine, 59 with Cannabis 32 with Benzodiazepines’s, 28 with Heroin and 6 with codeine, 6 with prescription medication (Rivitrol) 2 with amphetamines (speed). 2 with ecstasy and 1 each with synthetic weed and crack cocaine.

Of those that presented new to Saoirse 250 of them used other substances, the most common being Cannabis 70.

 

Referral Sources

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

 

Referrals 2018 JAN to December

Jan

Feb

March

April

May

June

July

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

Total

Self

20

10

13

12

14

9

5

7

4

14

9

5

122

Family

5

12

4

2

3

4

8

11

4

9

6

1

69

HSE Mental Health

3

3

4

2

2

7

1

2

6

2

3

 

35

General Practitioner (GP)

2

3

3

1

1

4

4

7

1

 

5

3

34

Previous Client

4

3

5

 

5

2

5

3

1

2

3

1

34

Agency

4

 

3

1

6

4

 

2

3

3

1

1

28

TUSLA Child and Family Agency

3

1

3

1

4

 

3

3

1

2

1

1

23

Probation Services

1

4

1

1

2

2

3

 

1

2

2

1

20

Treatment Centre

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

3

1

10

Friend

 

 

 

 

2

2

 

 

3

4

3

 

14

Treatment Centre

 

1

1

3

1

2

2

 

 

1

 

 

11

HSE Drug and Alcohol Service

 

 

 

 

1

 

2

2

1

2

 

 

8

Narcotics Anonymous

 

1

 

2

1

 

 

1

 

 

2

1

8

Alcohol Anonymous

2

2

 

2

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

8

Counsellor

3

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

1

1

 

 

7

Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

5

 

 

 

7

Community Service

 

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

1

1

1

6

Hospital

 

1

1

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

6

Employer Assistance Programme (EAP)

1

 

 

 

1

 

1

1

 

 

 

1

5

Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

 

 

 

3

Newspaper

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

2

Solicitor

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

College

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

1

Defence Forces

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

50

43

38

28

46

39

36

47

33

44

40

19

463

 

Programmes operating in the January to December 2018

Saoirse Initial Programme – From January to December 2018, 332 clients attended the Saoirse Initial Treatment Programme.

Saoirse Recovery Programme – From January to December 2018, 138 clients attended the Saoirse Recovery Treatment Programme.

Saoirse Aftercare (Wednesday) – From January to December 2018, 202 clients attended the Saoirse Aftercare Group on Wednesday.

Saoirse Aftercare(Thursday)  – From January to December 2018, 172 clients attended the Saoirse Aftercare Group on Thursday.

Saoirse Aftercare(Friday)  – From January to December 2018,  204 clients attended the Saoirse Aftercare Group on Friday.

Family Aftercare/Peer Led Aftercare(Friday)  – From January to December 2018, 122  clients attended the Family Programme, Family Aftercare and Peer Led Aftercare Group on Friday.

 

1 to 1’s

Saoirse One to One counselling – From January to December 2018, there were 945 one to one counselling sessions.