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Public Consultation on Alcohol

Public consultation: Alcohol in the community. Wednesday, 28 January 2015.

Bray Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force would like to invite you to a facilitated public consultation event in relation to the inclusion of alcohol into the Task Force remit.

Through this public consultation event we hope to inform future local policy development, appropriate responses and service delivery.  We would welcome and value your input into this event and it is an opportunity for you to express your views on this issue.      This consultation is an opportunity to identify responses that are appropriate, achievable and effective across a range of areas; including, health, education and youth, sale and supply, family and public order.

In an effort to accommodate and encourage attendance there will the two open sessions that you can choose from, one from 1-2pm or alternatively one from 7-8pm.  The format will include guest speaker, followed by small group facilitated discussion.

There is also a 3pm session aimed at young people, which will show a video made by young people from Bray and Newtownmountkennedy and produced by Bray Youth Service, a division of Crosscare.

The discussion will be around the statement:

“How is the use of alcohol affecting your community?”

 

Details shorthand:

Where: Bray Council Chambers

When: Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Times

Session 1:

1-2pm with guest speaker Dr Bobby Smyth, MRC psych. Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Session 2:

3-4 pm with video clip, for young people only.

Session 3:

7-8pm with guest speaker Andrew Doyle, TD

Light refreshments provided

Please come and give your view on the development of a Bray Alcohol Policy.

RSVP: Rudy de Vreede, coordinator, Bray Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force.  0866057147