Drug and alcohol misuse affects individuals, families and communities across Northern Ireland. In recognition that no agency can address this issue alone, five multi-agency partnerships (Drug and Alcohol Coordination Teams) exist across the region.
This website and its content has been developed to showcase the work to date of the PHA, DACTs and DACT Connections Services, and to give people who are directly or indirectly impacted by substance misuse, more information (see Alcohol/Drugs/Initiatives/Resources) on how they can help themselves or help their friends and loved ones (see Self Help/Services Near You).
The programmes are for Adults who are willing to look at their drinking levels or those impacted on by someone else’s drinking, it is not however aimed at people who have developed significant dependence.
This site will help you examine your own cannabis use. The exercises can be used as self-help (on your own) or with the support of someone to help you make changes that you decide.
A self-help workbook that you can work at your own pace to make decisions about what you want to do with your cannabis use
A guide for family members on addiction affects and ideas of support.