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North Inner City Drugs Task Force

Feb News 2010

A review of the Asist Rollout in the North Inner City 2006/2007 has been published, please look in our resources section and select publications to download or read this report.
The functions of this report are to review the ASIST training processes in Dublin's North Inner City Community; to examine the impact of the ASIST training on this community and to discuss the future needs in this area in terms of suicide prevention and ASIST.
Belong To Project:
BeLonG To is a project for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. It was established in 2003. Since then, the project has been working with LGBT young people, providing them with a safe, relaxed, comfortable environment, where they can make friends with other young people in similar situations and find support, inclusion, acceptance and social justice. They also have the option of one-to-one support and access to information on education, health and legal services. The project runs a number of different programmes, workshops and meetings.

BeLonG To also have a dedicated drugs education worker, who works with young LGBT people, agebd 14-23 on issues of licit and illicit drug use. 

Belong To Youth project have recently updated their website, select this link to view all their latest updates
Client Workshops Taking Place at Chrysalis Community Drug Project 33 Manor Street Dublin. 7
Depression & Addiction
        Friday 19th Feb 11-1pm ‘Aware’  ‘Speaking about Depression and their Organisation’
        Friday 26th Feb 11-1pm Dr. Joanne Fenton Consultant Psychiatrist/ Team.  ‘From a medical   Perspective’.
       Thursday 4th March 2-4pm Gerry Cunningham ‘Deora’ ‘Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation and Talk Therapy in the Treatment of Depression’.
       Friday 12TH March 11-1pm – From a personal perspective- ‘An Individual who has Experienced Addiction and Depression and how they manage the Recovery’.
If you would like to participate contact Tania Horgan/ Any member of Team on 8823362.
Places are free but limited so book early.