GAA Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Conference

On Saturday March 27th Croke Park will host the first GAA Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Conference
GAA Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Conference Agenda
9:30 Registration (Tea/Coffee)
10:00 Opening and Welcome - Joe Connolly (MC)

10:10 Christy Cooney (An t-Uachtarán GAA)

10:25 Brendan Murphy (ASAP Programme Coordinator)

10:40 John Curran TD (Minister of State for the National Drugs Strategy)

11:00 Susan Kenny (HSE - Less Pints, More Points Programme)

11:30 - 12:15 Simultaneous workshops

Workshop 1 - Getting it right: Developing a workable Club Drug & Alcohol Policy (Diarmuid Gowen, GAA)

Workshop 2 - Legally high? Headshop drugs, what are they? (Sinead O'Mahony Carey, HSE)

Workshop 3 - Raising the Issue: How to talk to people about alcohol/drugs (Eamon O'Kane NWAF)

Workshop 4 - In the know: Arranging a drug/alcohol education event in your club. (John Leahy, HSE)

Workshop 5 - Off the ball! Addressing Health & lifestyle issues with players (Aileen Tohill, GAA)

12:15 - 12:30 Tea/coffee

12:30 - 1:15 Repeat of Workshops

Workshop 1 - Getting it right: Developing a workable Club Drug & Alcohol Policy (Diarmuid Gowen, GAA)

Workshop 2 - Legally High? Headshop drugs, what are they? (Sinead O'Mahony Carey, HSE)

Workshop 3 - Raising the Issue: How to talk to people about alcohol/drugs (Eamon O'Kane NWAF)

Workshop 4 - In the know! Arranging a drug/alcohol education event in your club. (John Leahy, HSE)

Workshop 5 - Off the ball! Addressing health & lifestyle issues with players (Aileen Tohill, GAA)


1:15 - Summary of workshops (Each workshop gives a report back to large group)

1:45 - Recommendations and closing of conference

2:00 - Lunch

Book Early! Places are limited!

For more information please visit www.gaa.ie/asap