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Youth websites

Ballymun Youth action Project

The purpose of the BYAP is to find a way to respond to the drug use and to develop and organize community alternatives to drug-taking. In 1996, it founded Urrús – Ireland's Community Addiction Studies Training Centre – to provide training in relation to drug misuse.

 BeLonG To

BeLonG To is an organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) young people, aged between 14 and 23. The drug and alcohol service exists to address concerns people may have about drug/alcohol use and offers people the opportunity to access support in dedicated LGBT youth space.

 Foroige

Foróige is the leading youth organisation in Ireland, working with approximately 50,000 young people aged 10-18 every year through volunteer-led clubs and staff-led youth projects.

mentaldrinking.ie (alcohol and mental health)

This resource is brought to you by USI and Alcohol Action Ireland. It provides us with the information we need to help children and young people in our lives.  It also offers information and ideas on how to be smart around our own drinking. 

 Spun Out

SpunOut.ie is an independent, youth powered national charity working to empower young people to create personal and social change. The alcohol & drugs section of the site contains an A to Z of drugs.