Midlands Drug & Alcohol Treatment Supports (DATS) Service

Merchants Quay Ireland DATS Service delivers a community-based drug and alcohol treatment supports service to individuals over 18 years of age and to families in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.

Our Midlands Drug & Alcohol Treatment Supports Service offers;

  • An outreach based crisis support service
  • A mobile harm reduction needle exchange programme
  • Information, education and advocacy support
  • Rehabilitation and aftercare supports
  • Family support

Who can use this service?

Adults with problematic drug and/or alcohol use living in Longford, Westmeath, Laois & Offaly.

Do I have to pay for the service?

The Midlands DATS is a free, confidential and holistic service who works with all relevant agencies to ensure the best possible outcome for service users.

How can I access this service?

You can contact our team Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.

Service Coordinator – Orla Fagan, 086 793 4920, orla.fagan@mqi.ie

Open Access Portlaoise – Kenneth Higgins, 086 142 8492, Kenneth.higgins@mqi.ie

Laois Drug and Alcohol Worker – Orla Fagan, 086 793 4920, barry.donnelly@mqi.ie

Longford Drug and Alcohol Worker – Derek Phelan, 086 411 3628, derek.phelan@mqi.ie

Offaly Drug and Alcohol Worker – Sinead O’Shea, 087 914 8782, Sinead.oshea@mqi.ie

Westmeath Drug and Alcohol Worker – Angela Garret, 087 915 0329, angela.garret@mqi.ie