Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

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Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

What's New

Welcome to the What’s New section of the ASCERT website.

Here you will find all of the latest news and updates from our organisation, along with listings of events and activities we are planning, attending or profiling that may be of interest.

You can also check out our Blogs section which contains interesting, informative and engaging personal perspective pieces from a range of contributors who are either directly connected to ASCERT, or whom are like us, keen to impart knowledge and experiences that may support others to address alcohol and/or drug related harm and support positive change.

You may also like to visit the Training section of this website for a full listing of available training courses and programmes.

Fast Track Service for Offenders with Addictions

Fast Track Service for Offenders with Addictions

The Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) is partnering with ASCERT to provide a ‘Rapid Response Addiction Service’ to people under probation supervision. The purpose of this partnership, which commenced in November 2019, is to ensure there is a rapid response...

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Has the pandemic changed how we work?

Has the pandemic changed how we work?

  It is obvious we have all changed how we work within the last year and for ASCERTs recent staff meeting each service was asked to give a short update on how they have adapted and changed their work within that period, highlighting their achievements and...

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Alcohol and Cold Weather

Alcohol and Cold Weather

Why you have to be extra careful if you’re out drinking alcohol in freezing temperatures. The cold weather is definitely setting in again, but that doesn’t mean social lives have ground to a halt. However, if your destination is the pub or a club and you’re drinking...

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Upcoming Events

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Online Parent Support Group

Online Parent Support Group

Our Parent/Carer Support Programme is open again for registration. It will commence on 21st  Sept at 7-8:30pm. It will take place every Tuesday for 6 weeks via Zoom. The programme is aimed at parents /carers of young people aged 11 – 15yrs and is FREE to join. This...

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OUR UPCOMING TRAINING EVENTS

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september, 2021

06sep10:0013:00Safeguarding Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse WFD08 HHP08 06/09/2021Safeguarding Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse WFD08 HHP08 06/09/2021

08sep10:0013:00Understanding Illicit Drugs WFD08 HDI35 08/09/2021Understanding Illicit Drugs WFD08 HDI35 08/09/2021

10sep10:0013:00Understanding Alcohol WFD08 HDI34 10/09/2021Understanding Alcohol WFD08 HDI34 10/09/2021

14sep(sep 14)10:0028(sep 28)00:00Foundation Module-Children, Young People & Families WFD08 FYP02 14th, 21st& 28th September 2021Foundation Module-Children, Young People & Families WFD08 FYP02 14th, 21st& 28th September 2021

15sep10:0013:00Substance Misuse Awareness WFD08 SMA12 15/09/2021Substance Misuse Awareness WFD08 SMA12 15/09/2021

16sep10:0013:00Understanding Misuse of Prescription and OTC Drugs WFD08 HDI36 16/09/2021Understanding Misuse of Prescription and OTC Drugs WFD08 HDI36 16/09/2021

27sep10:0013:00Understanding Alcohol WFD08 HDI37 27/09/2021Understanding Alcohol WFD08 HDI37 27/09/2021

29sep10:0013:00Understanding Illicit Drugs WFD08 HDI38 29/09/2021Understanding Illicit Drugs WFD08 HDI38 29/09/2021

30sep10:0013:00Understanding Misuse of Prescription and OTC Drugs WFD08 HDI39 30/09/2021Understanding Misuse of Prescription and OTC Drugs WFD08 HDI39 20/09/2021

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