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Community websites

Addiction Response Crumlin 
ARC was established in June 1996 in response to the problems of drug use in the Crumlin area. The main function of staff is to support service users on the methadone treatment programme.

Alcohol Action Ireland 
Alcohol Action Ireland is the national charity for alcohol-related issues. This involves providing information on alcohol-related issues, creating awareness of alcohol-related harm and offering potential policy solutions for reducing that harm.

Alcohol Forum Ireland 
NWAF Ltd is a registered charity that works to prevent and reduce alcohol related harms in communities. Based in the North West of Ireland and working across borders, the NWAF is a government approved community mobilisation initiative operating in partnership with the Health, Justice, Education, Community and Business sectors. 

Ana Liffey Drug Project 
The Ana Liffey Drug Project is a 'low threshold - harm reduction' drug project based in North Inner City Dublin. Its mission is to work with people affected by problem substance use - to reduce harm, improve overall quality of life and promote human rights.

CityWide - Drugs Crisis Campaign 
CityWide works to promote and support a community development approach to the drugs problem - this means involving the people who are most affected by the problem in dealing with the problem - drug users, their families and communities.

Coolmine Therapeutic Community 
Coolmine's continuum of care supports clients from their contemplation of a life free from dependence on drugs and alcohol, right the way through to aftercare, when clients return to the wider community after rehabilitation.

Depaul Ireland is a dynamic cross border charity which offers homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to fulfil their potential and move forward towards an independent and positive future. is funded by the Health Service Executive and managed by Ana Liffey. 

EVE: Creating contexts for recovery 
EVE is a programme within the HSE, whose primary ethos is to provide community-based recovery-orientated programmes for adults who experience mental health difficulties, intellectual difficulties, Asperger’s Syndrome, and Physical and Sensory disabilities. We do this through our network of Vocational, Rehabilitative and Clubhouse services in 21 locations across the HSE Community Healthcare Areas 6, 7 and 9.

FASD Ireland 
FASD Ireland was set up by a group of carers and professionals in Ireland who have had contact with children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

Finglas Addiction Support Team 
FAST are a community-based initiative providing information and support for those affected by drug and alcohol misuse.

Irish Penal Reform Trust 
The Irish Penal Reform Trust is Ireland's leading non-governmental organisation campaigning for the rights of people in prison and the progressive reform of Irish penal policy.

Jigsaw projects across Ireland work with communities to better support young people's mental health and wellbeing. The Jigsaw programme has been developed and supported by Headstrong, the National Centre for Youth Mental Health.

Man2Man provides HIV and sexual health information for gay and bisexual men, and other men who have sex with men in Ireland. The website includes a section on drugs and alcohol.

Make The Change: an alcohol reduction resource 
Useful information and advice about alcohol and how to make changes; with a list of free, confidential services in Dublin.

Merchants Quay Ireland 
Merchants Quay Ireland is a voluntary organisation providing a wide range of services to people who are homeless and for drug users.

Narcotics Anonymous Ireland 
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem.

Pavee Point 
The central focus of this initiative is the promotion of Traveller inclusion into the national, regional and local response being developed to address drug use and to support Traveller organisations in tackling the issue of drug use within the Traveller community.

Safetynet Primary Care 
Safetynet is a networking organisation for nurses, doctors and voluntary agencies providing primary health care to homeless people in Dublin, Cork and Galway.

Saol Project 
This is an integrated programme of education, rehabilitation, advocacy and childcare, committed to the women, children and community members of the North Inner City.

Tabor Lodge 
Tabor Lodge is a treatment centre situated in Cork catering for persons with alcohol, drug, gambling, food and other addictions.

Trauma Informed Education 
Trauma Informed Education was initiated following a Maynooth University/Alcohol Action Ireland capacity building project, funded by the Irish Research Council. The project aimed to raise awareness and build capacity for trauma-informed practice within education systems.