We will host our next Parents Matter event on the 23rd of November. This event is in partnership with HSE Addiction Services in the South East to target parents in this region but will be accessible to anyone who wants to join, I have included the details below. We will host the third ‘Parents Matter’ Online event on the 23rd of November 2023 at 7:00pm. 

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. The November webinar will focus on supporting parents in the South East Region.


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 [drugs.ie/parents]drugs.ie/parents 

We are currently promoting this event online and though local services. 

Please feel free to circulate this information among suitable professional and personal networks as well as through your online channels.


Many thanks,