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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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New Ambassadors for Addiction NI

Jamie Hamilton & Caolán Irwin Revving Up Support for Addiction NI

March 10, 2016

Addiction NI is delighted to announce two new Charity Ambassadors, Motorbike Racing Champions Jamie Hamilton and Caolán Irwin. Not content with pushing themselves to the limit on their bikes they are now taking on addiction and are ready to challenge the stigma which currently surrounds alcohol and drug dependency. Read more here    

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Largest ever study into Alcohol & the Over 50s Released Today

January 18, 2016

          Thelma Abernethy talks about the Launch of Report into Alcohol and the Over 50s Biggest ever study of its kind reveals attitudes towards alcohol and ageing could be leaving over 50s at increased risk of harm from alcohol. A hidden population of over 50s at increasing risk from their drinking […]

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New Drinking Guidelines


January 8, 2016

New Drinking Guidelines – What You Need to Know NEW DRINKING GUIDELINES RESPONSE FROM ADDICTION NI   Addiction NI, the leading local alcohol and drug treatment Charity in NI, welcomes the consistency on alcohol messaging guidelines by the 4 chief medical officers in the UK.   This is the first time there has been consistency in […]

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10K Race & 3K Fun Run/Walk 2016

January 7, 2016

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Driving the IMpact of Alcohol at Work

Driving the Impact of Alcohol at Work

November 20, 2015

Addiction NI, Business in the Community, FASA and the Social Research Centre have joined forces to raise awareness of alcohol issues in the workplace as part of the ‘Drink, Work & Me’ programme during Alcohol Awareness Week (16 – 22 November 2015). Read more  

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Launch of the Drink Wise, Age Well Advisory and Impact Group

Over 50s Urged to Drink Wise and Age Well

November 18, 2015

  A ground-breaking initiative to reduce alcohol related harm in over 50s has been launched at Parliament Buildings. Led in Northern Ireland by local charity Addiction NI, the Big Lottery funded programme brings together a UK wide consortium of stakeholders under the banner Drink Wise, Age Well. Speaking at today’s launch of the Drink Wise, […]

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Rethink Good Health -‘Drink Wise, Age Well’ Programme Announced

November 6, 2014

The battle against alcohol misuse in Northern Ireland is being boosted by a health initiative announced today by the Big Lottery Fund. The Big Lottery Fund is investing £4.2 million into an alcohol-related harm prevention and awareness programme. Run in partnership with Addiction NI and partners, it will support people aged over 50 living in […]

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