Parenting Course

This training programme will empower parents with information, skills and knowledge, whilst providing a safe space for them to discuss their fears about drug usage amongst young people. 

Session One:           Introduction to                                  (Monday 4th Oct  @ 7.30)

                                 Substance misuse

Session Two:          Positive Parenting                           (Monday 11nd Oct  @ 7.30)

Session Three:       Drug Usage in County Galway     (Monday 18th Oct @ 7.30)

Information Evening for Parents

The Western Regional Drugs Task Force (WRDTF) in conjunction with the Gardai, HSE and Western Region Social Personal and Health Education (SPHE) Support Service held a very successful information evening for parents on Wednesday, 29th September from 7.30-9.00 pm.

During the evening, The Gardai  presented the current situation with drugs in the region, the legal situation and what to look out for.

The WRDTF Education Worker looked at communicating with your children about drugs, and outlined the three-session drugs education programme that is  taking place in the next three weeks.

The SPHE service presented information on what is happening in the school in SPHE re drugs/alcohol and how this happens.

The HSE Drug Service informed the parents of their services in the area