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Croi Nua Community Addiction Course

The purpose of the Community Addiction Course is to enable people to:
  • Learn about Drugs and their effects.
  • Develop an understanding of addiction
  • Examine their own attitudes.
  • Become more effective in their personal responses.
  • Explore the effects of drug mis-use on the family.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to become more effective in responding to drug misuse in their own communities.

Student Profile; Community members who feel they would like to be more effective when it comes to drug/alcohol issues. There are no educational requirements to be part of this course, only a willingness to learn.

Course coming soon. Cost 320 euro. Friday evenings 7pm/10pm, Sat 9.30 am/5pm.  Light lunch provided.

Course structure
  • Introduction
  • Drug use, misuse and abuse
  • Drugs as participants encounter them.  Signs and symptoms
  • Drugs used in particular communities and their effects.
  • Attitudes
  • Pharmaceutical information on drugs
  • The process of addiction
  • The effects of addiction on families
  • Interventions at one to one level
  • Intervention and listening skills role play.
  • Referral and treatment programmes

For more information contact Pat on 0872868590 or