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Lord Mayor Tony FitzGerald presents Group Facilitation certificates to MTAS Parents

The Assessment and Day Treatment Centre held a very special celebration on the 30th of May 2018 to acknowledge the wonderful hard work and diligence of 12 amazing parents who completed training in Group Facilitation over the course of the last few months. We were delighted that the Lord Mayor Tony FitzGerald took time out [...]

By | May 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Lord Mayor Tony FitzGerald presents Group Facilitation certificates to MTAS Parents

Lady Mayoress Georgina FitzGerald officially opens MTAS Therapeutic Garden at Assessment & Day Treatment Centre

On the 30th of May 2018 we had the official launch of the Assessment and Day Treatment centre’s Therapeutic Garden. We were delighted to have the Lord Mayor Tony FitzGerald and Lady Mayoress Georgina FitzGerald as our honorary guests and we were joined by over 40 friends and guests who partook in the celebration. In [...]

By | May 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Lady Mayoress Georgina FitzGerald officially opens MTAS Therapeutic Garden at Assessment & Day Treatment Centre

Edel Foley, MTAS Clinical Manager meets Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children

On the 10th May 2018 I attended a meeting in Cork with the Ombudsman for Children, Dr. Niall Muldoon. I was there representing all the young people who attend the Assessment and Day Treatment Centre, Matt Talbot Adolescent Services CLG and to act on behalf of them as an advocate and to give a voice to [...]

By | May 10th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Edel Foley, MTAS Clinical Manager meets Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children

MTAS 2016 Annual Report & Financial Statements

Annual Report incl Financial Statements 2016 Pages 1 to 25 Click on the link to read the MTAS CLG Annual Report 2016 Annual Report incl Financial Statements 2016 Pg 26 to 47 Click on the link to read the MTAS CLG Financial Statements 2016

By | May 23rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on MTAS 2016 Annual Report & Financial Statements

safeTALK Event hosted by Matt Talbot Services on 16th January 2017

In response to requests from parents in Matt Talbot Services, the Assessment and Day Treatment Centre organised a safeTALK workshop on 16 January 2017. This was well supported by 17 participants and facilitated by Jason Sheehan through the HSE. The talk lasted for 3 hours and empowered participants to identify those who may be suicidal, [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on safeTALK Event hosted by Matt Talbot Services on 16th January 2017

Mary Lou McDonald TD visits MTAS Assessment & Day Treatment Centre

Mary Lou McDonald TD visited the MTAS Assessment and Day Treatment Centre the morning of the 12th January 2017 whilst in Cork to attend the UCC Sinn Féin society Dual Diagnosis Conference in the afternoon,  and was met by our CEO, Patrick Relihan; Chairperson, Christy Cooney and myself; Edel Foley, Clinical Manager at our Douglas centre. It was [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Mary Lou McDonald TD visits MTAS Assessment & Day Treatment Centre

Echo 9th January 2017 – Teens Battling their Addictions

Aedin Johnston of the Evening Echo interviewed MTAS CEO, Patrick Relihan discussing the free & confidential service offered to young people aged 14 - 23 years old involved in the misuse of drugs & alcohol in Counties Cork & Kerry . See details of the article on the attached link: http://www.eveningecho.ie/life/teens-battling-addictions/2603917/

By | January 9th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Echo 9th January 2017 – Teens Battling their Addictions

MTAS YES project launch their Christmas Catalogue

Hi all This year the YES Project have a Christmas Catalogue of made to orders products, all made by the students.  The Flyer is attached if you are interested & includes Homemade Christmas Cakes, Pies, Preserves & a selection of Woodcraft Products. In ordering anything please do so as soon as possible.   This year we are adding [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on MTAS YES project launch their Christmas Catalogue

Long awaited Garden project commences at MTAS

Following a successful grant application from the Youth Capital Funding Scheme 2016/17 ( DCYA) & generous donation on behalf of a young person; the Assessment & Day Treatment Centre at Trabeg Lawn, Douglas has commenced work on our garden area.  The garden had been sorely neglected over the last year & had been overgrown with the trees [...]

By | November 24th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Long awaited Garden project commences at MTAS

MTAS/ KYSS present talk on Adolescent Development and Substance Misuse In The 21st Century

On the 22nd November 2016 MTAS were invited to be a guest speaker by KYSS ( Kinsale Youth Support Services) for the talk on 'Adolescent Development and Substance Misuse In The 21st Century'. Patrick Cooney (Family Counsellor) and Edel Foley (Clinical Manager) presented on the night . We were delighted with the turn out of approximately 85 [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on MTAS/ KYSS present talk on Adolescent Development and Substance Misuse In The 21st Century