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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Highlighting some of the key facts about the cost of alcohol addiction and the work of Addiction NI are from left  Lisburn Mayor Margaret Tolerton, Addiction NI Director Thelma Abernethy, Minister of Health Edwin Poots MLA, Dame Mary Peters  Chairman Dr George O'Neill and (seated) service user Sam Gordon.

Province-wide Launch for Addiction NI

October 15, 2013

Addiction NI has held an event to mark the availability of our counselling-based programmes across Northern Ireland. The event, hosted by Lisburn City Council, was attended by Health Minister, Edwin Poots MLA, Dame Mary Peters and Lisburn Mayor, Margaret Tolerton. As well as presentations from Addiction NI, a number of Addiction NI service users outlined […]

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Senior Counsellor Alan Coleman Talks about Older Focus

November 24, 2011 Counsellor Alan Coleman on NvTv “Our Parlour”. Addiction NI Senior Counsellor Alan Coleman appeared on the NvTv programme “Our Parlour” to discuss the charity’s Older Focus, which is a specialist treatment programme for the over 55’s. The interview discusses the issues facing older people in Northern Ireland and raises awareness of alcohol […]

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