Family Support

Family Support

Merchants Quay Ireland’s family support service provides family members with counselling, advice and guidance to deal with the trauma and issues associated with discovering a loved one is caught in addiction. For further information, visit the National Family Support Network.

Northeast Family Support Service – Louth and Meath

Trying to understand and support someone with alcohol or drug problems can be extremely challenging causing an enormous amount of stress strain and or worry for family and friends.

Please understand you are not alone.

The Northeast Family Support Service offers a free, confidential, non-judgemental, and supportive service. We have offices in Dundalk and Drogheda, or we can offer outreach-based appointments in the community throughout counties Louth and Meath to any family member, partner or friend impacted by a loved one’s addiction.

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If you would like to arrange an appointment or find out more about the service one of our family support specialists would be happy to speak to you to provide you with more information.

P: 0861366870 (Jenny O'Rourke)

E: Jenny.ORourke@mqi.ie

HSE Market Street Health Centre, Market Street, Dundalk, Co Louth, A91RH6D

East Coast Family Support

Is a member of your family living with addiction? We know it can be difficult, isolating, and emotional for family and friends when a loved one is experiencing addiction. You are not alone. We offer a confidential one-to-one service, as well as the option of a family support group, to provide you with support and practical information on how to navigate the challenges you are facing. We have offices in Wicklow Town and Arklow, or we can offer outreach-based appointments in the community.
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One of our Community Integration Workers would be happy to speak with you to provide more information, or to arrange an appointment. We have offices in Wicklow Town and Arklow, or we can offer outreach-based appointments in the community.
Click here for more information on CRIS.

Dublin Family Support

Merchants Quay Ireland’s family support service provides family members with counselling, advice and guidance to deal with the trauma and issues associated with discovering a loved one is caught in addiction.

We run weekly family support groups where participants share their experiences and offer advice on how best to navigate the challenges presented by addiction.

Our Family Support service offers:


  • Individual support
  • Group work
  • Peer support
  • Drug awareness workshops
  • Advice and information

 

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Anyone worried about the drug or alcohol use of a loved one/family member.
Every Sunday
Riverbank Open Access Centre, located at 13-14 Merchant’s Quay, Dublin 8, DO8 KT61
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