Early intervention and prevention services

This section gives information on education and prevention services available across Northern Ireland which address drug and alcohol issues or concerns. These services are available in a number of settings such as in schools, workplaces, community and youth centres and clubs with many providing free drug and/or alcohol focussed awareness-raising advice, materials, sessions or programmes.

Region: SHSCT/SDACT

The YASIP One Stop Shop Service provides a youth friendly, holistic health and well-being service where young people, aged 11-25, have opportunities to socialise and to get advice and support on a range of issues

Region: SHSCT/SDACT

Parents and children (aged 12-16) participate in the 14-week SFP, both separately in the teen and parent sessions, and together in the family sessions - SFP aims to promote a healthy parent and child relationship by improving communication, bonding, parental monitoring and rule setting

Region: SHSCT/SDACT

We provide a youth-friendly, holistic health and well-being service where young people, aged 11-25, have opportunities to socialise and to get advice and support on a range of issues including drugs and alcohol, mental health, personal development and employability. We also offer the C-CARD initiative where we can provide 16-24 year olds with sexual health advice and contraception. 

 

 

 

Region: SHSCT/SDACT

Information, education and awareness services

Region: SHSCT/SDACT

Information, education and awareness services

Region: WHSCT/WDACT

The WDACT Connections Service (hosted in Western area by ASCERT) acts as the operational arm of the Western Drug and Alcohol Cooridnation Team (WDACT); assisting the Team to take forward its priority actions and to work with other stakeholder organisations and partnerships in the area to develop and deliver drug and/or alcohol related projects, events and initiatives

Region: WHSCT/WDACT

Delivery of age-appropriate life-skills and harm-reduction programmes to vulnerable young people using, or at-risk of using, substances

Region: WHSCT/WDACT

The Hang Out One Stop Shop Service provides a youth friendly, holistic health and well-being service where young people, aged 11-25, have opportunities to socialise and to get advice and support on a range of issues

Region: WHSCT/WDACT

QUEST works collaboratively with people to identify triggers or patterns of behaviours that lead to periods of alcohol misuse or lifestyle decisions which are continually impacting negatively on their mental health - activities range from personal development programmes and stress management to confidence building and negotiating skills