URRÚS Ireland's Community Addiction About URRÚS URRÚS (Irish for “strength” or “confidence”) was founded in 1996, by the Ballymun Youth Action Project, to provide training in relation to drug misuse. Most of the work done by URRÚS is with adults, parents and professionals working in the area or with those who through their work encounter addiction issues. URRÚS also does research on issues that concern drug use and the local community. Ballymun Youth Action Project The Ballymun Youth Action Project (BYAP) was established in 1981 as a community response to drug and alcohol misuse in the area. The project responds to the needs of individuals and families, but does so in the context of the community in which they live. Studies Training Centre A Ballymun Youth Action Project Initiative. Introduction to Addiction Studies (2-day workshop) Tuesdays 11th & 18th November 2014 The project offers a range of services on all aspects of drug and alcohol misuse, ranging from work with individuals, families and groups to education and training courses. URRÚS Horizons Centre, Balcurris Road Ballymun, Dublin 11 Phone: 01 846 7980 Fax: 01 846 7981 Email: [email protected] Web: www.byap.ie The workshop will cover: Drug/Alcohol Information Process of Addiction Addiction & Family Treatment Approaches / Making Referrals This workshop is aimed at those who wish to find out more about drugs and addiction related issues. The training will deal with a number of areas and give participants a good basic understanding of drugs and related issues. This course is for those who wish to refresh their knowledge about drugs and gain further information. Content will include: Drugs and their Effects Signs and Symptoms Drug Trends and Patterns Stages in the Process of Addiction Progression to Problematic Use Explore our Understanding of Family Effect of Addiction on the Family Models of Treatment/Therapy All of the above will be cov ered using input and discussion. (2-day workshop) Dates: Tuesdays 11th and 18th November 2014 Cut here& Introduction to Addiction Studies Introduction to Addiction Studies Introduction to Addiction Studies BOOKING FORM (BLOCK CAPITALS) NAME: ADDRESS: Age: Tel. No. Email: Times: 10:00am-4:30pm Registration at 9:45am Place of Work: Role: Venue: URRÚS/Ballymun Youth Action Project Horizons Centre Balcurris Road, Ballymun Cost: Category 1 - €40. Booking deposit €10 (non-refundable). Category 2 – Living/working in the Ballymun Local Drug Task Force Area €5 registration fee applies (non-refundable) What do you hope to gain from participating in this workshop? Cost: Category 1 - €40. Booking Deposit €10 (nonrefundable). Category 2 - Living/working in the Ballymun Local Drug Task Force Area €5 Registration Fee (nonrefundable). All cheques must be made payable to Ballymun Youth Action Project Trainer: Noel O’Connor, B.A. M.A. (Addiction Studies). Noel is the Urrús Trainer and has worked with various groups in the community and voluntary sector of the drug and alcohol field over the past twelve years. To book a place on the workshop please complete this form and return it along with the booking deposit or registration fee to: URRÚS, Horizons Centre Balcurris Road Ballymun, Dublin 11 Please select √ if you do not wish to receive further information about our training.
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