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Dublin North


Ballymun Family Support group
Contact: Paul Browne
Tel: 01 8467930 Click to Email


BFR Parents and Family Support Group
Contact: Marie Hanlon
Tel: 01 8771084 Click to Email


The Dales - One-to-one support only
Contact: Aishling Branagan
Tel: 01-8487733 Click to Email


Donnycarney Family and Child Service - One-to-one support only
Contact: Andrea Ragusa
Tel: 087-6151929 Click to Email


FAST (Finglas Addiction Support Team) 
Contact: Linda Phillips
Tel: 01 8110595 Click to Email

Wheel of Friendship - Finglas
Contact: Linda Phillips
Tel: 01 8110595 Click to Email


KCCP Family Support Group
Contact: Jenny Meyer / Catherine Darling
Tel: 01 8324516 Click to Email

North Dublin Family Support Service

Contact: Siobhan Maher

Catchment Area: North Co. Dublin
Tel: 01 2233493 Click to Email


Malahide Family Support Group
Contact: Siobhan Maher
Tel: 01 2233493 Click to Email


Shining Lights Family Support Group
Contact: Siobhan Maher
Tel: 01 2233493 Click to Email


Balbriggan Family Support Group
Contact: Siobhan Maher
Tel: 01 2233493 Click to Email

Dublin North Inner City

Dublin North Inner City

ICON Family Support Group
Bernie Howard
Tel: 086-1757429

Crinan Family Support Group
Contact: Brenda Browne
Tel: 01 8558792 Click to Email

Pavee Point - One to One support only
Contact: John Paul Collins
Tel: 01 8780255 Click to Email

SNUG Family Support Group
Contact: Marie Connor
Tel: 01 8786231 /  Click to Email

Dublin South


Circle of Strength Family Support Group
Contact: Sadie Grace
Tel: 01-898-0148 / 0879834810 Click to Email

Dun Laoghaire


Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Community Addiction Team 
Contact: Ger Hanlon
Tel: 087 2240927 Click to Email

Dublin South Inner City


Contact: Family Support Co-Ordinator
Tel: 01 4736502 Click to Email


Merchants Quay

Merchants Quay 
Contact: Will Carroll
Tel: 01 5240160 or 086-1832343 Click to Email

South Inner City

Casadh Family Support Group, Newmarket 
Contact: Jessica Walsh
Tel: 01 4548419 / 085 7542890 Click to Email

Community Response 
Contact: Marie Dunne
Tel: 01-4549772 Click to Email

Ringsend District Response to Drugs (RDRD) - One-to-One support only
Contact: Mary Doolin
Tel: 01-6677666 Click to Email

Rialto Community Drug Team
Contact: Ann Walsh
Tel: 01-4540021

Dublin West


Ballyfermot STAR Family Support Group 
Contact: Kathleen Cronin 
Tel: 01 6235643 / 087 6433369 Click to Email


Dublin 15 Family Support Service
Contact: Sarah-Jane Leonard
Tel: 087-9574215 Click to Email

Croí Crogá, Clonsilla
Contact: Maureen Penrose
Tel: 085-7696052

P2P Family Support Group, Mulhuddart
Contact: Bernie Johnston
Tel: 087 6325277 Click to Email

TARA Family Support Group
Contact: Helen Canning
Tel: 087 9897377 Click to Email

Dove Family Support Group
Contact: Susan Keegan
Tel: 086 8823531 Click to Email


The Loft - One-to-One support only
Contact: Marian Scullion
Tel: 01-8384377 Click to Email


CASP Family Support Group
Contact: Michelle Brien
Tel: 01 6166750 Click to Email

Clondalkin Tus Nua 
Contact: Marie Graham
Tel: 01 4572938 Click to Email


Coolmine TC Family Support Group
Contact: Derek Reid
Tel: 086 8725920 Click to Email


Jobstown Family Support Group 
Contact: Rose Dodson
Tel: 0879323081 Click to Email

St Dominic's Family Support Group 
Contact: Geraldine Byrne
Tel: 01 4620624 Click to Email

SWAN Family Support Organisation 
Contact: Eamonn White 
Tel: 01 4628006 / 086 8672320 Click to Email

WASP, Whitechurch
Contact: Cathy Murray
Tel: 014937705/087 9641588 Click to Email

CARP, Killinarden - One-to-One service only
Contact: Suzanne Doyle
Tel: 01 4626033 Click to Email


Walkinstown/Greenhills Resource Centre
Contact: Ann Nugent
Tel: 01 4198630 Click to Email

Connaught / Ulster

Co. Donegal

Letterkenny Family Support Group
Contact: Cora McAleer
Tel: 074 9128769 Click to Email

Alcohol Forum Donegal
Contact: James Devenny
Tel: 074 9125596 Click to Email

Rossinver Youth + Community Project (RYCP)
Contact: Mags Whyte                                                                                                                                                                                    Catchment area: North Leitrim and South Donegal

Tel: 071-9679953 / 087-7148004 Click to email

Co Galway

Western Regional Family Support Service
Contact: Maria Powers
Tel: 087 695 5557 Click to email

Co Roscommon

Western Regional Family Support Service
Contact: Gillian Conway
Tel: 086 781 4779 Click to email

Co Mayo

Western Regional Family Support Service
Contact: Mags Dillon
Tel: 087 335 2831 Click to email


Family Addiction Support Network

Coordinator: Gwen McKenna
Contact: 0429355251 / 0879046405 Click to Email

Catchment area: Louth, Meath, Cavan, Monaghan

Co. Cavan

Angels Cavan Family Support Group

Contact: Jet Calders 

Tel: 042 9355251 / 087 904 6405 Click to Email

Co. Louth

Dundalk Family Support Group
Contact: Gwen McKenna
Tel: 042 9355251 / 087 904 6405 Click to Email

Droichead Family Support Group
Contact: Brenda Kirwan
Tel: 042 9355251 / 087 904 6405 Click to Email

Co. Meath

Navan Family Support Group
Contact: James Floyd
Tel: 042 9355251 / 087 904 6405 Click to Email

Meath Community Drug & Alcohol Response (MCDAR) - One-to-one support only
Contact: Trish Egan
Tel: 042 9355251 / 087 904 6405 Click to Email

Co. Kildare

Hope Cottage Family Support Service
Contact: Noreen Ardill
Tel: 045 877991 / 083 3796852 Click to Email

Co. Wicklow

Circle of Friends Family Support Group, Bray
Contact: Jo McNulty
Tel: 086 6094167 Click to Email

Bray Traveller Family Support Group
Contact: Michael Mason
Tel: 086 8868824 Click to Email

Merchants Quay Midlands

Coordinator: Orla Fagan
Contact: 086 793 4920

Catchment area: Longford, Westmeath, Laois & Offaly

South East Regional Family Support Network

Coordinator: Breda Fell
Contact: 051 312010 / 086 6045805

Catchment area: Waterford, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny and South-Tipperary

Co. Carlow

You Are Not Alone Family Support Group, Carlow Town
Contact: Margaret Rossiter
Tel : 085 7872730 Click to Email

Co. Kilkenny

Kilkenny Family Support Group
Contact: Angela Parker 
Tel: 086 3152246 Click to Email

Co. Wexford

New Ross Family Support Group
Contact: Ann Lacey 
Tel: 087 9351754 Click to Email

Gorey Family Support Group
Contact: John Paul O'Neill
Tel: 085 8053978 Click to Email

Wexford Family Support Group
Contact: Breda De Gaye
Tel: 089 4862738 Click to Email


Co. Clare 

Bushypark Addiction Treatment Centre Family Support Programme
Contact: Ellen O'Neal
Tel: 065 6862049 Click to Email 

Cork City 

Mayfield Family Support - One to one and workshops only
Contact: Deirdre Dennigan
Tel: 086 8523077 Click to Email

Matt Talbot Adolescent Services Ltd. 
Contact: Patrick Cooney
Tel: 021 4896400 Click to Email

Mahon Family Support Group
Tel: 021 4358866

Co. Cork

Youghal Family Support Group

Contact: Marie Thuroe
Tel: 087 4131853 Click to Email

Co. Limerick

Bushypark Addiction Treatment Centre Family Support Programme
Contact: Ellen O'Neal
Tel: 065 6862049 Click to Email

Northstar Family Support Project
Contact: Joe Slattery 061459260
Tel: 087 7671001 Click to Email

Co. Tipperary

Carrick Family Support Group, South Tipperary
Contact: Maureen Walsh
Tel:  087 9827669 Click to Email

Clonmel Family Support Group 
Contact: Riona Green
Tel: 086 8557212 Click to Email


Dungarvan 'Sharing Parents' Family Support Group
Contact: Jay Collins
Tel: 058 48946 or 087 7676439 Click to Email

Home and Away Men's Family Support Group
Contact: Michael Hennessy
Tel: 086 6045805 Click to Email

Waterford CBDI Family Support Group, Ballybeg /Lisduggan
Contact: John Devlin
Tel: 051 351100 or 087 6024061  Click to Email

Waterford Siblings Family Support Group
Contact: Breda Fell
Tel: 086 6045805 Click to Email

Waterford Southside Family Support Group
Contact: Lyndsey McCarthy
Tel: 087 6394065 Click to Email

Waterford Cityside Family Support Group
Contact: Sarah Hearne
Tel: 086 8561641 Click to Email  

Northern Ireland

Co. Antrim

Hope Family Support Group Ballymena 
Contact: Family Support Worker

Tel: 048 (when calling from the Republic) or 028 (when calling from Northern Ireland) 25632726 click to email


Help to stop negative thinking

The National Family Support Network have put together a document to help manage negative thinking and manage conflict with others. You can find the document on their website here

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