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Suir Valley Community Based Drugs Initiative (Carrick on Suir)

Carrick on Suir Youth Centre

Youth Resource Centre 56 New Street Carrick on Suir Tipperary E32 FF64

051 645775

0879827669

Description

Suir Valley Community-Based Drug Initiative provides a local accessible community drugs service to the areas of  Carrick on Suir and a ten mile radius of the town, including Portlaw, Rathgormack, Killsheelen, Ballykneale and Grangemockler. We provide support to people struggling with substance misuse issues, family members of people living with substance misuse issues and members of the community affected by substance misuse.

We provide a listening ear, motivational techniques, psycho-social education, holistic therapies and referrals to relevant services. The project has one staff member and a team of local community volunteers and is a community-based service working from a Community Development model.

Our services are:

  • One to one support
  • Family support (Thursdays 7:00 – 9:00 pm)
  • Information and helpful advice on substance misuse
  • Education and awareness programmes and workshops
  • Auricular Acupuncture/complimentary therapies to help with stress (Thursdays 5:30-6:45 pm)
  • Referral to other agencies where needed

Access to services:

If you are interested in our service for yourself, or someone you are concerned about just call the number above.

Participation is voluntary and free.

Parental or guardian consent may be required for those under 18 years old.

This is a free non-judgmental confidential service

 

Staff Details

Maureen Walsh

Community Drugs Worker

0879827669

Carrick on Suir Youth Centre

Youth Resource Centre 56 New Street Carrick on Suir Tipperary E32 FF64

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