Rehab Statistics 2017–2018

2017–2018 statistics on the RADE programme at a glance


At a glance:

RADE can accommodate 21 participants. 3 Support workers and 18 participants all on a CE Scheme funded by The Department of Social Protection.

The following represent stats compiled by the Rehab Team for the year 2017-2018 (Aug – Aug):

  • 55.6% of programme participants are on methadone programmes
  • 33.7% of programme participants are reducing illicit benzos/alcohol and heroin use.

108 people referred to the RADE programme over the last 12 months (Aug 2016-Aug 2017 with referrals from Self, Prison services (including  Probation), Housing supports (primarily hostels), HSE (to include social work dept/addiction/outreach services), IBCAT, Bridge Project, Rialto CDT, Chrysalis, MQI, Coolmine, USICE, Dublin Simon, Focus Ireland, Casadh, Cuan Mhuire, CAP, Community Response, Inchicore /Bluebell CDAT, ALONE, ARC, Ana Liffey drug Project

  • Average Gender breakdown: Male 16 : Female 2

External Training course undertaken by RADE participants:

  • Home Repair and Maintenance-Level 4
  • Guarding Skills-Level 4
  • Forklift Driving- Novice Counter Balance, Level 4
  • Advanced facilitation-Level 6
  • Fashion Buying and Merchandising-Level 5
  • Costume Design and Make-up-Levels 5 and 6

Other courses included:

  • Performance courses with the Gaiety School of Acting
  • Manual Handling
  • Safe Pass
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Literacy Course
  • Basic computer Skills
  • Drawing and Painting for beginners

Employment/Work experience:

  • 1 CE Support Worker secured full time employment in Dublin Simon Community as Flexi Support Worker
  • 1 participant acquired extras roles (1 had a speaking part) in the TV series “Viking”.
  • 1 participant has secured work experience placement in Dublin Central Mission.
  • 3 participants acquired extra roles in the RTE.