Leitrim PPN awards RYCP Drug & Alcohol Support……

2019-10-11T10:47:40+00:00October 11th, 2019|

We are proud to announce the winner of the Leitrim PPN, Love Where You Live (Social Inclusion Category) is Rossinver Youth Project - RYCP Drug & Alcohol Support.   It takes a dedicated team to succeed, well done to you all in Rossinver Youth Project. The award is a true reflection of all the hard work and engagement from each and everyone on the team. Thank you Leitrim PPN

Reduce the harm at festivals…….

2019-07-01T10:53:40+00:00July 1st, 2019|

http://www.drugs.ie/festivals For many people festivals are the highlight of the summer. Drugs.ie are working with HSE Emergency Management to promote a drug harm reduction approach at Irish music festivals. See link attached above for more information on how to keep safe. This year we were delighted to be asked back to Sea Sessions to take part in the harm reduction approach. Many thanks to our volunteers who took part in spreading the Healthy Festival message: KEEP SAFE!

Trends in Alcohol Consumption 2016 – Ireland

2019-06-04T10:24:20+00:00June 4th, 2019|

Please find attached WHO fact sheet for Ireland re data on consumption, harm and policy implementation for the year 2016, aiming to give guidance to national decision-makers for further priority-setting in the field of alcohol and public health. ACHP_FS_Ireland

Training Opportunity: SMART Recovery

2019-05-31T13:25:30+00:00May 31st, 2019|

The North West Drug and Alcohol Task Force are in a position to offer training in SMART Recovery. SMART Recovery delivers evidence informed peer led community meetings to assist those who want to change their problematic behaviours including addiction to drugs, alcohol, gambling etc. to achieve recovery and live a balanced and satisfying life. To become a SMART Recovery facilitator is quite straightforward, it will involve initial online training, followed by face to face facilitator skills training. If you are interested in the SMART Recovery training, please click on the link attached for further information and if you wish to

Minister Byrne’s Visit to the North West, 20.3.19

2019-03-29T12:45:45+00:00March 29th, 2019|

We were delighted to have had the opportunity of meeting with Minister Catherine Byrne, Minister of State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy in Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim on Wednesday the 20th of March 2019. The Minister had the unique opportunity of meeting and engaging with the members of Task Force and Task Force funded projects - she engaged with project workers where information was exchanged in relation to: what is currently working, gaps/blocks in service provision and current emerging needs in the North West. The event was


2019-03-11T16:26:00+00:00March 11th, 2019|

http://www.cannabisandyou.ie/ Click on the link above.....This site will help you examine your own cannabis use. The exercises can be used as self-help (on your own) or with the support of someone to help you make changes that you decide...

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