Members of this group draw on their experience working in government agencies, community groups and academia.

See below for recent news in relation to the group's activities and developments in education.

If you would like to join the Addiction working group please complete the Working Groups Application or contact the ACJRD manager Tel. 01 878 2592.

Working Groups Networking Event and Addiction Seminar, 11th December 2017

The annual ACJRD Christmas Working Groups Networking Event, which featured an Addiction Working Group seminar, took place from at the Law Society of Ireland on Monday 11th December. Read more

Family therapy within an adolescent addiction treatment service “In search of solutions"

An article charting the development of the HSE's Adolescent Addiction Service in the Dublin Mid-Leinster South Western Area over the last twenty years and focusing on practice issues Read more

Pathways Through Treatment - Responding to Findings - 30th May 2016

An ACJRD and ACJRD Addiction Working Group seminar on "Pathways Through Treatment" - Responding to Findings took place on Monday, 30th May, 2016. This seminar was presented by Coolmine Therapeutic Community. Read more

"Effects of Alcohol and Illicit Drugs on Mental Health"

The ACJRD Addiction and Mental Health Working Groups held the seminar:  "Effects of Alcohol and Illicit Drugs on Mental Health"  on Thursday 10th April. This event was hosted by the Probation Services in their offices in Smithfield. The seminar featured the following presentations, click on the speaker names to download… Read more

Seminar on Addiction 2010

The ACJRD held a seminar on Addiction presented by Fiona Ryan, Director of Alcohol Action Ireland on Thursday September 23rd 2010 in the Green Hall at the Law Society, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7. Read more