Family Support: Media

Parents who live in fear of violent and abusive kids
Parents who live in fear of violent and abusive kids
Parents are living in fear of violence and abuse at the hands of their own children - which has seen a massive increase, with incidents in Galway now in line with those on an international level....
Debbie McDonagh, Regional Family Support Coordinator presented Minister Catherine Byrne with a copy of the WRDATF Family Support Strategy in Hope House
Debbie McDonagh, Regional Family Support Coordinator presented Minister Catherine Byrne with a copy of the WRDATF Family Support Strategy in Hope House
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Launch of the Western Region Drugs & Alcohol Family Support Strategy
Launch of the Western Region Drugs & Alcohol Family Support Strategy
A photo gallery from the launch of the Western Region Drugs & Alcohol Family Support Strategy ...
Connaught Tribune Friday June 17 2016
Connaught Tribune Friday June 17 2016
A major initiative to tackle drug and alcohol abuse has been launched this week in Galway - and one of its main focuses is to target young children as part of an early intervention initiative...
New drug and alcohol initiative to target children
New drug and alcohol initiative to target children
A major initiative to tackle drug and alcohol abuse has been launched this week in Galway - and one of its main focuses is to target young children as part of an early intervention initiative...
Tommy Marren Midwest Radio Interview
Tommy Marren Midwest Radio Interview
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Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force Family Support Strategy
Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force Family Support Strategy
Press Release: Wednesday 1st June, 2016

The Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force is holding a launch for their new: Drug and Alcohol Family Support Strategy on Wednesday, June 15th at 10am in the Ard R Hotel, Tuam. 
Debbie McDonagh Radio Interview
Debbie McDonagh Radio Interview

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Sobering statistics about women and alcohol to be discussed at seminar
Sobering statistics about women and alcohol to be discussed at seminar
WOMENS relationship with alcohol and its impact on their health is the subject of a public seminar to be held in Castlebar on Tuesday next, November 10...
Debbie McDonagh Radio Interview
Debbie McDonagh Radio Interview

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Public information session on a new family support group in Galway
Public information session on a new family support group in Galway
Drug related intimidation in the city and county is forcing frightened families to risk committing crimes in order to pay off debts run up by loved ones...
New group to provide support to Galway familes affected by substance abuse
New group to provide support to Galway familes affected by substance abuse
Galway Bay fm newsroom A new group to provide support to families dealing with the impact of drug or alcohol abuse will hold an information session in the city next month...
Frightened families risking crime to pay off drug debts
Frightened families risking crime to pay off drug debts
Drug related intimidation in the city and county is forcing frightened families to risk committing crimes in order to pay off debts run up by loved ones...
Crackdown on drugs thugs and debt collectors
Crackdown on drugs thugs and debt collectors
Help is at hand for those families or communities who suffer intimidation at the hands of drug dealers or debt collectors. The crackdown on drug-related intimidation is being led by the Western Region Drug & Alcohol Task Force, in conjunction with Galway Garda...
Responding to Drug-Related Intimidation Reporting Programme
Responding to Drug-Related Intimidation Reporting Programme
The Western Region Drug & Alcohol Task Force in conjunction with an Garda Sochana in Galway, relaunched the information campaign on the National Responding to Drug-related Intimidation Reporting Programme. A poster giving information on the programme and the contact details for the nominated Garda in the western region has been developed and will be circulated throughout the area...
The Mayo Drug and Alcohol Family Support Group will meet on the 30th January
The Mayo Drug and Alcohol Family Support Group will meet on the 30th January
A drug and alcohol family support group is a confidential, safe, accepting place where adults come together to find ways to cope with the drug or alcohol use of someone close to them...