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Drug and Alcohol Family Support Program

This is a pilot program that will be rolled out by WRDATF as a way of responding to family needs during Covid-19. The program aims to help families with factual information and practical strategies about how to talk to loved ones about their substance use, better respond to and manage challenging behaviours and practice self-care. Information on where to access additional help and support is provided.

Sessions will last no more than 1 hour and will run on Monday evenings, commencing 7th December (taking a break for the Christmas and New Year period). 

 

Course Duration: i hour

Number of Places Available: 7

Who Should Attend?
Family members impacted by a loved one's drug/alcohol use

Dates & Venues:
7th, 14th, 21st December @ 7-8pm

Trainer:
Maria Powers, WRDATF Family Support Worker

Course Description:
This is a pilot program that will be rolled out by WRDATF as a way of responding to family needs during Covid-19. The program aims to help families with factual information and practical strategies about how to talk to loved ones about their substance use, better respond to and manage challenging behaviours and practice self-care. Information on where to access additional help and support is provided.

Sessions will last no more than 1 hour and will run on Monday evenings, commencing 7th December (taking a break for the Christmas and New Year period). 

 

Course Content:
There will be 6 sessions: You can attend one, all or as many as you like. We will inform you of all the sessions and you choose which ones to join. 
7th Dec – Understanding Addiction
14th – Addiction and Mental Health
21st – Family Dynamics
11th Jan – Boundaries and safety
18th - Communicating with Confidence
25th – Family and Recovery

Learning Outcomes:

Trainer Profile:
Maria Powers is the WRDATF Family Support Worker for Galway City. She provides support to family members impacted by the drug/alcohol use of a loved one. 

Certification/Accreditation:

How to book:

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