March 2013

Ouzos Community Give-Back Programme

We are delighted to announce that as part of their Community Give-Back Programme Ouzos Bar and Grill ( will be supporting The RISE Foundation between the 1st and 12th of April.

To participate, simply print this coupon and go along to Ouzos in Dalkey or Blackrock between the dates above, enjoy a wonderful meal, and they will kindly donate 15% of your bill directly to RISE.

Drug Addiction in Ireland Today

Last night's Prime Time on RTE had a disturbing report on the changing face of drug addiction in Ireland.

Worth watching if you want to find out what's really happening on our streets...

Camino Information Evening - March 26th

The Great Outdoors on Dublin's Chatham St. will be hosting an information evening for about our Camino Walk on Tuesday, 26th March at 7:00pm, so please come along and bring a friend or two!

The RISE Team

Mental health and alcohol - the elephant in the room

An excellent article which highlights 'The uncomfortable truth', well worth a read.

Alcohol Awareness Week: March 18-22

Ireland’s first Alcohol Awareness Week takes place from March 18th to 22nd with Alcohol Action Ireland central to a week of events focused on raising awareness of alcohol-related harm in Ireland and the policy solutions that can reduce that harm.

Details linked below.