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70% of people surveyed believe there is a drug and alcohol problem in the region

Sep 16, 2021 11:09 By News Northern Sound
70% of people surveyed believe there is a drug and alcohol problem in the region 70% of people surveyed believe there is a drug and alcohol problem in the region
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230 people aged 16 and over took part.

70% of people surveyed believe there is a drug and alcohol problem in the region.

The newly established Monaghan and Cavan Youth Substance Support (MaCYSS) carried out this research to gather local data on views and concerns in relation to youth alcohol and drug use.

230 people aged 16 and over took part and that information will go towards creating educational tools, developing a personalised young person’s plans for those availing of services, and linking with other support services.

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Niamh McDaid is the Development Officer with MACYSS and she says they will also work to destigmatise seeking support:

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