Heads up: preventing and responding to overdose in McGarry House:A review of applied good practice for homeless services and their partners

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/338977
Title:
Heads up: preventing and responding to overdose in McGarry House:A review of applied good practice for homeless services and their partners
Authors:
Dermody A.; Gardner C.; Quigley M.; Cullen W.
Affiliation:
Conducted by Quality Matters in partnership with the University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School on behalf of Novas Initiatives.
Citation:
Dermody A., Gardner C., Quigley M., & Cullen W. Heads Up: Preventing and Responding to Overdose in McGarry House, Novas: Limerick: Novas Initiatives; 2014.
Publisher:
Novas Initiatives
Issue Date:
2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/338977
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
This report details the findings of research conducted with the residents of McGarry House, staff of McGarry House and a number of professional stakeholders in the Mid-Western region between May and October 2013. The research was conducted through surveys, interviews and focus groups with residents and external stakeholders to explore the following issues: • Personal experience of overdose among residents • Experience of overdose as a bystander (residents and staff) • Risk behaviours and perception of risk in relation to overdose among residents • Understanding of overdose prevention and harm reduction among staff and residents • The system of preventing and responding to overdose in McGarry House • Recommendations for effective supports for people who may be at risk of overdose and those who provide professional support to them (residents, staff and external professional stakeholders
Keywords:
HOMELESSNESS; DRUG MISUSE

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorDermody A.en_GB
dc.contributor.authorGardner C.en_GB
dc.contributor.authorQuigley M.en_GB
dc.contributor.authorCullen W.en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-28T09:27:57Z-
dc.date.available2015-01-28T09:27:57Z-
dc.date.issued2014-
dc.identifier.citationDermody A., Gardner C., Quigley M., & Cullen W. Heads Up: Preventing and Responding to Overdose in McGarry House, Novas: Limerick: Novas Initiatives; 2014.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/338977-
dc.descriptionThis report details the findings of research conducted with the residents of McGarry House, staff of McGarry House and a number of professional stakeholders in the Mid-Western region between May and October 2013. The research was conducted through surveys, interviews and focus groups with residents and external stakeholders to explore the following issues: • Personal experience of overdose among residents • Experience of overdose as a bystander (residents and staff) • Risk behaviours and perception of risk in relation to overdose among residents • Understanding of overdose prevention and harm reduction among staff and residents • The system of preventing and responding to overdose in McGarry House • Recommendations for effective supports for people who may be at risk of overdose and those who provide professional support to them (residents, staff and external professional stakeholdersen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNovas Initiativesen_GB
dc.subjectHOMELESSNESSen_GB
dc.subjectDRUG MISUSEen_GB
dc.titleHeads up: preventing and responding to overdose in McGarry House:A review of applied good practice for homeless services and their partnersen_GB
dc.typeReporten
dc.contributor.departmentConducted by Quality Matters in partnership with the University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School on behalf of Novas Initiatives.en_GB
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