‘I’d a great family, lovely home and two cars in the driveway, but I lost it all through drink

November 15, 2016

With Alcohol Awareness Week under way, one Belfast dad tells Karen Ireland how his drinking cost him his wife, family and home, leaving him suicidal. Michael Bailey (40), lives in Belfast. He has three children aged 13, nine and three. He says: When I was in my 30s life was good. I was married and […]

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Alcohol Awareness Week 14th-20th November 2016

November 14, 2016

Alcohol Awareness Week 2016 – Know the Risks How many of us would agree with the statement, “I enjoy a wee drink but I’d never touch drugs”. Alcohol is not viewed as a drug in Northern Ireland despite the fact that it is the most common form of substance use across the region. Unlike drugs […]

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Pictured: (L-R) Front row: Elizabeth Millar (Omexom), Hannah Crossey (Omexom), Kyle Coolidge (Omexom). Back row: Alana Crossan (Omexom), Clare Doran (HR Manager, Omexom), Simon Innis (Managing Director, Omexom), Alex Bunting (Project sponsor, Addiction NI), Sam McCullough (Addiction NI), Regina Cox (Addiction NI), Christine Stitt (Omexom).

Vinci UK Foundation Mobilises Support for Addiction NI

October 10, 2016

  NEW PARTNERSHIP SECURES MOBILE unit TO Address substance & alcohol addiction across NORTHERN IRELAND Addiction NI to partner with VINCI UK foundation. Charity to receive £12,000 grant to purchase new unit and support to help people in recovery improve their employability. A £12,000 funding award by the VINCI UK Foundation will fund a new […]

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Drink, Work & Me Launch Online Employer Toolkit

July 20, 2016

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Gordon Milligan, Deputy Group Chief Executive, Translink  & Thelma Abernethy, CEO, Addiction NI

Institute of Directors NI Partners with Addiction NI

June 20, 2016

Addiction NI Charity of the Year for Institute of Directors NI The Institute of Directors in Northern Ireland has announced Addiction NI as its Charity of the Year for 2016/2017. Addiction NI is a locally based alcohol and drug charity that has been delivering community based services in Northern Ireland for almost 40 years. They […]

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Companies sign the pledge to reduce alcohol related harm in the workplace

Drink, Work & Me Employer Online Toolkit Launch

June 16, 2016

  Help for employers to tackle impact of alcohol in the workplace Innovative new Drink, Work & Me Employers’ Toolkit launched ADDICTION NI, Business in the Community and the Social Research Centre have worked in partnership to launch a new Drink, Work and Me Employers’ Toolkit, designed to help businesses review, develop and implement an […]

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Leading Addiction & Mental Health Charities Join Forces

Leading Addiction & Mental Health Charities Join Forces

PRESS RELEASE :  Leading Addiction and Mental Health Charities Join Forces Addiction NI are pleased to announce that we will be joining the Niamh Group (The Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health) Addiction NI. Bringing Addiction NI into Niamh Group represents a positive and innovative move towards a more joined-up approach to overall mental health […]

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Newry Towpath Charity Cycle 2016

June 6, 2016

Following the success of last year’s Charity Cycle along the Newry Towpath we are delighted to announce that that Gary Gamble is once again volunteering his time to organise the event this year. Gary is encouraging cyclists of all ages and abilities to take part in this year’s event on Sunday 11th September. and is hoping that even […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Addiction

April 19, 2016

    David Smyth is the President of Addiction NI and has been member of the Executive Committee since 1993. He worked as a barrister for 18yrs before being appointed a QC. In 1990 he joined the NI Judiciary and continues to work part-time as a judge. In order to raise funds for Addiction NI […]

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Result List 10K Race – Ormeau Park

March 13, 2016

Pos Bib Firstname Lastname Finish 1 115 Kent Swann 00:35:16 2 82 Stephen Nicholson 00:36:34 3 69 Brian Kinsella 00:37:54 4 73 Simon Reeve 00:38:02 5 33 Gavin Campbell 00:39:24 6 55 Fabrice Scoupe 00:39:30 7 54 Andrew Rivers 00:40:33 8 30 Ryan Hamilton 00:40:38 9 118 Gerard McNamara 00:41:17 10 66 Phil Crossey 00:41:32 […]

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