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Saol Project

Mission Statement
Saol is a community project focused on improving the lives of women affected by addiction and poverty

Vision Statement
Saol is working towards transforming the way in which Ireland responds to addiction and poverty.

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Check-in and Check-out cards »

Check-in and Check-out cards A set of cards to assist groups with starting and finishing!

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From the Archives »

From the Archives "Bringing female drug users in from the margins"

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Our Life, Our Voice, Our Say »

Our Life, Our Voice, Our Say CAN (Community Action Network) along with SURI (Service Users Rights in Action) have published a report on the treatment of service users in addiction settings. SAOL participants and staff were involved in collecting some of the data. Here is the report and its summary

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Christmas Stories Retold »

Christmas Stories Retold A few brief stories, re-imagining Christmas characters who might have issues with substances!

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Games Group »

Games Group The Group Games compendium: Now with 21 new games added!!

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Hep C Stories »

Hep C Stories A book of testimonies telling personal stories about the experience of Hepatitis C treatment and the journey to a Hep C free liver!

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'Happy is the City' film »

'Happy is the City' film Funded through the NICLDTF, this film is a call for the voices of the poor to be heard.

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The Best Memories »

The Best Memories The best MEMORIES come from the craziest ideas

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Re+Discovery »

Re+Discovery Re+Discovery is SAOL's reflection on the journey of change that happens when you decide to tackle your addictions. See what you think.

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Strategic Plan »

Strategic Plan A local Health Service manager, noted that women on methadone needed specific services that could attend to their needs. Community leaders accepted the validity of the findings and worked hard to secure funding to start a project for women from the area.

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Solas sa SAOL »

Solas sa SAOL Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop Facilitators Pack

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IC2 Hep C Peer-2-Peer »

IC2 Hep C Peer-2-Peer This manual has been adapted from several global worksheets and manuals in order to bring a manual to individuals who are both in recovery and PWID (People Who Inject Drugs).

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One to One Worksheets »

One to One Worksheets New and improved manual of worksheets for individuals using ‘Reduce the Use’.

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Wellness and Good Mental Health »

Wellness and Good Mental Health This is a page in 'construction' as it contains pictures and posters created by the Tuesday Group who are exploring mental health and mental illness. The course started only 2 weeks ago and so new material will go up each week - if they allow it!

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Rita says... »

Rita says... RHTR principles encourage us to reduce harm throughout recovery.

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RecoverMe Downloads »

RecoverMe Downloads Download the RecoverMe Manual and link to the YouTube videos from the event from here.

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Oct 2013 | 'I'll have what she's having' »

Oct 2013 | 'I'll have what she's having' SAOL and CTA join forces with a group of researching participants to find out what impact SAOL has had on the lives of the women who have attended SAOL over these past 18 years. The result is the document, "I'll have what she's having" and it is downloadable here.

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Reduce the Use 3 »

Reduce the Use 3 Launch of the 3rd Edition of Reduce the Use, March 2018. Access your free download by clicking on the image on the page.

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Domestic Violence »

Domestic Violence SAOL has experienced a huge increase in domestic violence among our particpants over the last two years. As a result, we have developed a programme for addressing this issue with particpants who have domestic violence as an issue.

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Cocaine Project »

Cocaine Project Saol continues to work with polydrug use but contrary to common belief, cocaine remains a significant issue for the participants of this project.

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