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Starting Point

Online Family Support Programme for those who are affected by a loved one’s substance use

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Cork / Kerry Coolmine Community-Based Drug & Alcohol Hubs: Request for Tender

Request for Tender Independent External Evaluation of Cork / Kerry Coolmine Community-Based Drug & Alcohol Hubs About Cork / Kerry Coolmine Community- Based Drug & Alcohol Hubs In 2017/18, the SRDATF and CLDATF commissioned a review of current service...

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FACT #7: Did You Know?

There is a Strong Link between Alcohol, Self-Harm & Suicide Alcohol is one of the most important risk factors associated with both self-harm & suicide. Among people who die by suicide in Ireland, the proportion of those dependent on...

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FACT #5: Did You Know?

The Sale of Alcohol Bill (2022) will Increase a Range of Alcohol Harms The Government’s Sale of Alcohol Bill which is currently making its way through the legislative process, proposes a significant liberalisation of alcohol licensing in Ireland, extending...

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FACT #4: Did You Know?

Alcohol is Group 1 Carcinogen In 1988, the IARC identified alcoholic beverages as a Group 1 carcinogen, with sufficient evidence that they cause cancer in humans. The more alcohol a person drinks regularly over time, the higher the risk...

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FACT #3: Did You Know?

There is no Safe Level of Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy No amount of alcohol at any stage of your pregnancy is safe. Some people may find it hard to give up alcohol while pregnant, especially for those who drink...

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FACT #2: Did You Know?

Alcohol Use is a Risk Factor for Many Neurological Disorders Alcohol is a neurotoxin – it can cause damage to your brain and nervous system. Alcohol plays a significant role in the onset and course of many neurological disorders...

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FACT #1: Did You Know?

Alcohol Industry = A Source of Misinformation About Alcohol Harm Did you know that there is an inherent conflict of interest between the motives of the alcohol industry and our health and well-being? The alcohol industry is a significant...

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SAOR Training

Well done to HSE staff , Community Drug and Alcohol service practitioners and  DEASP Community Employment Supervisors  on completing a 1 day Skills practice  SAOR II training  – Screening &  brief intervention for problem  Alcohol & Substance use.  ...

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