PUBLICATION: Support Manual for Dealing with Substance Use Issues in the Out of School Sector

2016-10-12T12:13:05+00:00October 12th, 2016|

nyci_support_manual-substance-003 Please find attached link above for your information a resource manual ‘Support Manual for Dealing with Substance Use Issues in the Out of School Sector’ which offers a practical framework that identifies youth organisations as having a critical role in addressing substance misuse issues with young people in 3 areas: • Developing policies, procedures and guidelines for Substance Use issues in youth organisations; • Prevention of Substance Use in youth organisations; • Information on Intervention approaches for youth organisations;

Press Release: World Mental Health Day

2016-10-11T11:21:46+00:00October 11th, 2016| Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee TD marked World Mental Health day with a series of events.

Bad Side Effects of Benzodiazepines…

2016-10-11T11:14:22+00:00October 11th, 2016| Please click on the Irish Times link above for further information on the bad side effects of prolonged use of drugs such as valium and other such benzodiazepines.

Community Employment Scheme Programmes, Sligo, Leitrim & Donegal

2016-08-12T09:19:49+00:00July 26th, 2016|

Community Employment (CE) is an employment programme funded by the Department of Social Protection. The aim of CE is to support people who have been long term unemployed to return to work by providing participants with work placements and training opportunities. There are 10 places earmarked for individuals recovering from substance misuse and referred to a place on each CE scheme in Sligo, Leitrim & Donegal. Each participant will be supported by the CE Supervisors on their individual journeys on the programme. 1. Participants will have the opportunity to partake in project work placements and work experience opportunities. Individual Learner

NWRDATF Annual Report 2015

2016-07-13T11:14:06+00:00July 13th, 2016|

NW ANNUAL REPORT Rev 2015 We are pleased to attached our annual report 2015 for your information and your consideration. Please click on the link above to read the full report.

Adolescence & Substance Use Training, 28.9.16, Mohill, Co Leitrim

2016-07-08T13:40:39+00:00July 8th, 2016|

Advert Adolescence Substance (003) This morning session will cover working with young people and misuse issues and presenting early intervention strategies. Individual Booking Form[updated june 2016]Download the application form above to book your place or contact Christina McEleney on or call Christina on 0879369312

SAOR Screening & Brief Interventions Training – 14.9.16, Co Leitrim

2016-07-08T11:40:25+00:00July 8th, 2016|

Advert SAOR LeitrimIndividual Booking Form[updated june 2016] Does your work bring you into contact with people that have alcohol issues? Would you like to be able to bring up the subject in a sensitive manner to help them; why not learn through the SAOR Screening & Brief Interventions approach? For further information, please contact: or call Christina on: 0879369312 for more information!

Introduction to Hidden Harm, One day course

2016-07-05T10:10:24+00:00July 5th, 2016|

Individual Booking Formupdated june 2016HH advert 19 07 16 Parental Substance abuse has considerable impact on children and families. If you'd like to understand more about Hidden Harm then this course is for you. To book, click on the booking form attached or call Christina on 0879369312 or

Community in Addiction Studies QQI Level 5

2016-07-05T10:02:07+00:00July 5th, 2016|

[APPLICATION FORM]_QQI LEVEL 5 COMMUNITY ADDICTIONS Advert QQI level 5 Community Addiction Studies Please find attached flyer and application form for the QQI Level 5 Community Addiction Studies Course which is being held in Letterkenny on the 15th of September 2016. Please contact Christina on 087 9369312 or email to book your place. It is aimed at creating a greater knowledge and understanding of alcohol & other drug issues and the impact on individuals, families and communities. Cost €300.

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