Tag Archives: IBDI

Alcohol / Drugs – Parishes Response

Alcohol / Drugs – Parishes Response Bishop Freeman will launch upcoming Seminars in the Ossory Diocese. The two seminars are being held on 7 March at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Parish Community Hall, Kilkenny and Piltown Parish Community Hall Co Kilkenny. The evenings will include presentations from parishes who form part of our initiative, as well as presentations […]

Address by Bishop Christopher Jones at Diocesan Seminar on Pastoral Response to Substance Misuse

PRESS RELEASE 13 April 2011 Address by Bishop Christopher Jones at Diocesan Seminar on Pastoral Response to Substance Misuse The following is the text of the introductory address given by Bishop Christopher Jones, Bishop of Elphin and Chair of the Bishops’ Commission for Pastoral Care, at a seminar in Rooskey, Co Roscommon last night called […]

Parish Alcohol Initiative encourages parents to seek alternative ways to celebrate Junior Certificate results

PRESS RELEASE 14 September 2010 Parish Alcohol Initiative encourages parents to seek alternative ways to celebrate Junior Certificate results Ahead of the publication of the Junior Certificate results tomorrow, the Irish Bishops’ Drugs and Alcohol Initiative (IBDI) is calling on parents to assist their children to find new and healthy ways to celebrate their Junior […]

IBDI – Tips for Teens

IBDI – Tips for Teens

Information for Young People Download brochure … For teenagers Your questions answered about drugs and their effects, and what to do if you have concerns … Myth or fact? Find out the truth about alcohol … How to resist peer pressure Support and advice … Worried about a parent? What you need to know, and […]

IBDI – Tips for Parents

IBDI – Tips for Parents

Information for parents / guardians from the Irish Bishops Drugs Initiative

IBDI Newsletter

IBDI Newsletter

Newslettter from the Irish Bishops’ Drugs Initiative Ongoing| Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Bishop McAreavey awards certificates to Peer Leaders involved in education awareness regarding alcohol and drugs

PRESS RELEASE 26 April 2010 Bishop McAreavey awards certificates to Peer Leaders involved in education awareness regarding alcohol and drugs Bishop John McAreavey, Bishop of Dromore, will present eighteen young adults with certificates this evening in Our Lady’s College Newry, Co Down, at 7.30pm.  Please see remarks by Bishop McAreavey below. The students of Newry […]

IBDI Prevention Pack

IBDI Prevention Pack

Register now for a parish prevention pack from the IBDI Contents include: Specially designed posters for parishes to overprint with local support details (download pdf …) Information leaflets Contacts on local support services Liturgy – Samples of Prayers of the Faithful and information for homilies Pastoral Letter on alcohol in moderation Our latest newsletter Booklet […]

Live Helper

Online Chat Information / Support Service The IBDI has linked up with the CROSSCARE Drug & Alcohol Programme which provides a “Live Helper” service to offer online information, support, and advice in relation to drug and alcohol related issues. This is a free, secure and confidential service. The service is open from 9am – 1pm […]

IBDI parish handbook

Extracts from the handbook Section 2: PARISHES CAN HELP … Section 3: FOUR LEVELS OF INVOLVEMENT … Section 4: HOW IT WORKS … Section 5: UNDERSTANDING PREVENTION … Registration form for parishes and interested parties Download here … Photos from the launch event See our image gallery …

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