Ballymun Youth Action Project will hold the annual Friends Remembering Friends Service on Monday 23rd February 2015. The service will take place at 7pm in the Holy Spirit Church, Sillogue Road, Ballymun.
In partnership with the UCD School of Applied Social Science Community Partnership Drugs Programme, BYAP and partner agencies engaged in an evaluative research process of the Boxing Clever Programme in 2013/2014. The resulting report and the findings of this research project was launched on 6th February 2015.
The Boxing Clever programme is a twenty week integrated educational, substance use recovery and fitness programme that aims to support participants to develop more resilient identities, while encouraging educational achievement, physical wellness and reduction in harmful or risky behaviours.
Introduction to Addiction Studies – 11th & 18th November 2014
This two-day workshop is for those wishing to gain a good basic understanding of drugs and related issues.
Dates: Tuesday’s 11th & 18th November 2014.
Keyworking and Care Planning – 10th & 17th December 2014
This two-day programme is for workers who wish to develop and enhance their skills in the keyworking role. It will be of particular interest to anyone working or volunteering in a care setting. This programme is recognised by Addiction Counsellors of Ireland – 8 CPD credits.
On March 12th 2014 the Treatment and Rehabilitation Sub-Committee of the Ballymun Drugs and Alcohol Task Force hosted an event to highlight the work of the Ballymun Community Detox Initiative. The Ballymun Community Detox Initiative commenced in July 2012, this initiative supports service users to reduce or stop their use of methadone or benzodiazepines through a structured non residential process involving key workers and prescribing doctors.