29 Jun 2023News

‘Let’s Talk About Recovery’ – Action Planning Event for Mobilising Addiction Recovery


On Thursday, June 22nd 2023, 'Let's Talk About Recovery!' - an action planning event for mobilising addiction recovery in Dublin North Inner City was held in Trinity College Dublin.

Recovery from addiction is a key component of the social and economic regeneration of the Dublin North East Inner City and is an objective of the national drugs strategy.

The event engaged with international experts and local stakeholders, including people in recovery, to explore the establishment of a recovery community in the NEIC. This event was funded by the NEIC initiative, and organised in association with Trinity College Dublin.


Five people standing on green lawn for photo at Trinity College Dublin library building  in background

Jo-Hanna Ivers

Associate Professor in Addiction & Associate Dean of Civic Engagement and Social Innovation at Trinity College Dublin

Keith Humphries

Professor and the Section Director for Mental Health Policy in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at Stanford University

Dawn Russell

Head of services with Ana Liffey Drug Project

Ed Day

Clinical Reader at the Institute for Mental Health at the University of Birmingham and a Consultant in Addiction Psychiatry with Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Trust

Jim Walsh

Chair of Subgroup 5, Substance Use, Misuse & Inclusion Health, NEIC Programme Implementation Board