Minister Launches Drink & Drug Treatment Services For Midlands

Written 10 months ago by Newsroom

Two services are being launched today to help tackle drink and drug abuse in the Midlands.

Minister of State Catherine Byrne is in Athlone to announce details of the projects which will offer information, advice and support.

Social justice charity, Extern will operate a service that will help young people while Merchants Quay Ireland will deliver supports for adults.

MQI, which operates a drop-in centre in Athlone, is in the process of establishing a similar service in Portlaoise.