About Us

For any golf lovers who would also like to support The Rise Foundation!

Charity Golf Classic in Mountrath Golf Club in aid of
The Rise Foundation on 3rd and 4th June

€80 for Team of 4 - to reserve a place
call Jacci 057 875 6540 or 087 249 0957


The next Rise Foundation 10 Week programme will start in Autumn 2016

This therapeutic and educational programme is run for: 1 evening per week, for 10 weeks for 3 hours(for more details see below)

To enquire about our next 10-Week Family Programme please fill out an enquiry form


The RISE Foundation is a registered charity founded by Frances Black in 2009, focussed on family members of those with addictive behaviour (alcohol, drugs, gambling, food or sex addiction).At RISE (Recovery In a Safe Environment), we are dedicated to working towards helping family members to free themselves from the stress,anxiety and worry of having a loved one with addictive behaviour and to understand the nature of addiction and the profound effects it has on relationships.

Our Vision

To free Ireland through cultural change from its unhealthy relationship
with Alcohol and other Drugs

Our Mission

To support families impacted by a loved ones addictive behaviour through awareness, education and therapy, and to combat the associated shame and stigma

Our Aims

  • Educate families about addiction and addictive behaviour
  • Support families in their own recovery
  • Break the ctcle of addiction by helping the family member to care for themself
  • Help the family member to emerge from their powerlessness with strength and courage
  • Raise awareness about the impact of addiction on families

We help families understand the nature of addiction and teach self-help mechanisms to those who are impacted by a loved one's addictive behaviour.