Drug Information:

Government Agencies (incl. Research and Policy Making): (Drug Treatment Board)  (Department of Health) (HRB National Drugs Library) (Health Promotion) (Health Protection Surveillance Centre) (Health Research Board) (National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol) (Government supporting communities)

Support  (Narcotics Anonymous)  (Community Support Approach)  (Online youth health and lifestyle) (Recovery through Art, Drama & Education)  (Hepatitis help)
(Merchants Quay Ireland) (Ana Liffey Drug Project) (Ait Linn)

International: (European Centre for monitoring Drugs & Drug Addiction)  (UK website which provides info & advice regarding drugs) (International Harm Reduction Association) (UK National Treatment Agency)

Other: (Drug Treatment & Training) (Community based Women in Treatment & Training Project)

Mental Health:
Aware - 
Helping to defeat Depression.  

Heads Up -
Mental health promotion project which aims to contribute to suicide prevention efforts by providing timely, appropriate information and support to young people. 

The Samaritans -
24 hour service for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Suicide or Survive –
Working towards suicide prevention.
Mental health support community offering support and professional counselling to those in need.

Turning the Tide on Suicide -
Helping to prevent suicide through research, intervention & support

Your Mental Health -
Aims to improve awareness and understanding of mental health and well-being in Ireland. 

Drug Addiction:
Barnardos – Teenhelp -
Help for young people who have a parent or carer with a drug or alcohol problem. 
Crosscare -
Drug and Alcohol Programme provide an online information and support service Monday to Friday (9- 1pm).
Drug and Alcohol information and support -
Information on all national services including support, counselling and treatment go to the services section of this website.
Narcotics Anonymous -
NA is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.
The Health Service Executive (HSE) -
The HSE is responsible for providing Health and Personal Social Services for everyone living in the Republic of Ireland.
The National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol (NACDA) -
The NACDA advises the Government on problem drug and alcohol use in Ireland in relation to prevalence, prevention consequences and treatment based on analysis and interpretation of research findings.
Under 18  -
Age appropriate information and advice available on this website.

Alcohol Action Ireland - 
National charity for alcohol related issues. They campaign for the burden of alcohol-related harm to be lifted from the individual, community and state. Their vision is of an Ireland that recognises and challenges the harm caused by alcohol.

Hello Sunday Morning -

Alcoholics Anonymous -
A Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Al-Anon -
Peer to Peer understanding and non-professional support for families and friends of problem drinkers in an anonymous environment, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.

Other websites:
COAP - Children of Addicted Parents and People -
Online community for young people affected by someone else’s addiction to drugs, alcohol or some form of addictive behaviour.

Gamblers Anonymous -
A Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

The Drink Think Project -
Established to protect children from alcohol related harm in the Derry City Council area.

FASA Northern Ireland - A Northern Ireland based group focussing on the promotion of Drug and Suicide awareness


Tusla - the National Child and Family Agency.

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