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Parents Matter Webinar


The Substance Misuse Service SECH, in partnership with the National Social Inclusion Office, are facilitating the third Parents Matter Online event on the 23rd of November 2023 at 7:00pm. The November webinar will focus on supporting parents in the South East Region.

The aim of the series is to hold a number of events to help empower parents on delivering drug education and prevention within the home.

A series of topics will be covered relating to adolescence and development, substance use among teens and drug prevention and education.

This online event will support parents to understand:

  • The current drug and alcohol landscape, including the latest drug trends such as cannabis edibles and other substances of concern
  • Their role in supporting healthy decision making by their children.
  • The reasons why we seek to delay or avoid young people’s entry into the world of alcohol and drug use.
  • The steps which parents can take to reduce the likelihood that their son or daughter develops a substance use problem
  • The HSE Adolescent Addiction Service’s experiences in working with young people.
  • The information and support options for concerned parents in their local are

More information and registration can be found at []

Thank you.


Andy Hargreaves

Drug Education Officer

Substance Misuse Team

St. John's Hospital


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