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Alcohol Awareness Week 20-24th of November

The North West Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force are pleased to announce that a number of their Sligo projects are taking part in a programme of awareness raising in relation to alcohol-related harm.

The programme is linked to the upcoming launch of the Sligo City Alcohol Strategy and is also linked to European Awareness Week on Alcohol-Related Harm, 20 – 24 November 2017 - the aim of this week is to raise awareness among EU policymakers of the harms caused by alcohol and to get people thinking about alcohol, how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole. (

The projects will be promoting awareness and providing programmes in the following areas:

The effects of harmful alcohol consumption through mindfulness, nutrition and stress control workshops;

Raising awareness of harmful alcohol consumption through the medium of film and video;

The impact of alcohol related harm on young people through the use of interactive educational display boards;

The link between harmful alcohol consumption and poor mental health through awareness raising workshops;

Social media and printed materials will be used to highlight/publicize a number of these events and activities.

For further information Please contact Sean O’Connor, HSE North West Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force Co-ordinator: 071 9151520 :

Source: Health Service Executive 

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