May 2011


Let's hope the sun is shining like it is today for next Monday's Women's Mini Marathon. We are really looking forward to joining all the wonderful women who have decided to do it for RISE. It's the last week of training and getting sponsorship, so give it one final push!

Food Addiction Article

An interesting article in the Herald about the growing number of people who have an unhealthy relationship with food. Like any other addiction, food addiction can have a devastating impact on families.

City Channel interview with Frances

Below is a link to a great interview Frances did last week on City Channel's 'The Evening Show' where she explains about the important work we are doing at RISE to support families with loved ones in addiction. She also talks about our book 'You Are Not Alone - Personal Stories on Surviving the Impact of Addiction' which is currently available in all good bookshops.


We are delighted to be one of Co-operation Ireland’s partner charities for this years Maracycle, which is taking place over the weekend of June 25th & 26th.

Cyclists have the option of cycling one day on either the Saturday (Dublin to Belfast) or Sunday (Belfast to Dublin), both days (Dublin to Belfast to Dublin), or a Minicycle 50 miles option starting or finishing in Dundalk.

If you are interested in taking part and raising funds for RISE, you can resister through the link below.