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    Thursday 4th November

    Plenary session presentations

    Dagmar Hedrich: “A Continuum of Care within Drugs Services: European perspectives” Podcast

    Rowdy Yates “Iron Curtain Thinking: Harm Reduction, Abstinence and the Positioning of Strange Bedfellows” Watch

    scott kellogg “Gradualism and the Building of the Harm Reduction-Recovery Continuum” Watch

    Professor Pat O‘Hare ‘Harm Reduction: Past, Present and Future’ Watch

    Dr Joe Barry The impact of alcohol on Ireland’s drug story Watch

    Trutz Haase ‘Risk and Protection Factors for Substance  Use Among Young People’  Watch

    Dr Brion Sweeney ‘Brief Interventions for Substance Misuse’ Watch

    Maria Phelan European Harm Reduction Netowork

    Parallel Sessions

    Sandra Delamere Sexually Transmitted Infections in a Drug Using Cohort

    Gill Farrell Hepatitis C and HIV Co-infection

    Eoin Coughlan Music as a Therapeutic Intervention within an Irish Addiction Service Setting

    Fiona O’Reilly A Study of User Involvement in Methadone Maintenance based in General Practice

    Jim McVeigh But They Don’t Look Like Drug Users

    Martin Keane Methadone Obstacles to Progression for Methadone Patients: A Qualitative Synthesis of the Literature

    Lynn Ruane Filling a GAP

    Pat Leahy Quality Drugs Work in Community Youth Work Settings – Learning from Experience

    Hanora Byrne An Innovative Training Programme on Dual Diagnosis Treatment

    Roweena Russell

    Friday 5th November

    Plenary Presentations

    Dr David Best ’What does Recovery mean for Harm Reduction’ Watch

    Neil HuntWhat does harm reduction mean for recovery?’ Watch

    Danny Morris Naloxone: Improving access and overcoming obstacles to its use

    Caroline Gardiner ”Improving Service Delivery through a Peer Led Approach”

    Paul Conlon & Ger Twohig ‘ Coolmine Therapeutic Community’

    Parallel Sessions

    Brigid Pike Understanding how Strategy works: A Case Study of the National Drugs Strategy 2001–2008

    Suzi Lyons Drug-related Deaths among Recently Released Prisoners in Ireland, 1998 to 2007

    Janet Robinson A Profile of Irish Needle and Syringe Exchange Services and Service Users

    Emmanual Reynard Dynamic of a Needle Syringe Program by Syringe Dispensing Machine: A 10 Year Survey

    Anne Marie Carew Treated Problem Substance Use in the Traveller community

    Austin Prior The 12 Step Model  - How Relevant is it Today? Watch

    Johnny Connolly Understanding and Responding to Illicit Drug Markets

    Delphine Bellerose Problem Benzodiazepine Use in Ireland, 2003 to 2008

    Simone Walsh Drug-related Deaths and Deaths among Drug Users in Ireland, 1998 to 2007

    Dave Gordon Young People – Harm Reduction and Needle Exchange

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