Masters Programme

  Are you a social worker, health care professional, youth worker or community worker?  Then this part-time MSc/PG Diploma could be for you. Applications are now being accepted to this course.  You’ll develop knowledge and skills to effectively deal with alcohol and other drug issues and to utilise recovery methods, using the best evidence and…

Communities defend the Public Health Alcohol Bill from attack by ‘Big Alcohol’ lobbying machine

Communities rally support for Public Health Alcohol Bill – The Phoenix (04 Nov 16) exposes intensive lobbying of senators by the alcohol industry Local communities across the country are fighting back against the lobbying force of ‘Big Alcohol’ before senators vote on the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill.  Amid growing fears that key health elements of the Bill…

Cutting edge research in California examines how neuroscience can inform addiction and recovery

Researchers for the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) are currently exploring the brain circuitry involved in alcohol addiction giving a fascinating insight into the impact of alcohol use on brain activity. “Understanding the impact of alcohol use at a brain level is a significant part of our efforts to combat the growing harms associated with alcohol in Ireland,…