July 28th, 2011
Government statistics reveal 1,602 women in Northern Ireland were receiving help for alcohol or drug addictions last year. Of these, 130 were aged under 18.
When you consider that for every person in addiction 4-6 family members are profoundly impacted, the true scale of the problem becomes apparent.
See linked article below:
July 22nd, 2011
RISE Rathlin Ramble 2011
Details to follow soon...
July 18th, 2011
Irish Times article which highlights the shocking fact that one in four deaths in young men aged 15 to 34 is due to alcohol.
As The Health Research Board’s senior director, Dr Suzi Lyons pointed out "What we cannot do is estimate the social cost of premature mortality from alcohol, the detrimental effect on the family and the burden on society.”
July 7th, 2011
If you or someone you know is interested in doing this years Dublin Marathon on Monday, October 31st @ 10am (only 115 Days to go!) and is looking for a charity to support, please e-mail us at email@example.com with your details and we'll send you out a RISE Sponsorship Card.
July 5th, 2011
We are delighted to have the support of The Restaurants Association of Ireland Benevolent Fund. The fund was founded for the purpose of supporting people from the hospitality & catering industry who have fallen on hard times. The video link below gives further information.
July 1st, 2011
A wonderful team of 14 Vodafone Ireland employees participated in the recent Global Biking Initiative to raise funds for RISE. They joined 300 others and cycled 520kms from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf in 5 days.
You can follow their great journey in pictures through the link below.
Thank you so much to all involved. The money raised will be used to help us continue supporting families impacted by addiction.