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Cobh Drugs and Alcohol Project

Gemma Turner is the local Drugs and Alcohol worker - she can be contacted on 086 828 3760

Drugs and Alcohol Project

Cobh Community Drugs Initiative

C/o Cobh YMCA, 8 Westbeach, Cobh, Co. Cork


Community Drugs Worker: Gemma Turner

Tel: 021 4814060 Mob: 086 8283760



• Work with 14-23 year olds from Cobh, on a one to one basis, whose lives are affected by

drugs and/or alcohol

• Support young people in recovery from drug  and/or alcohol addiction

• Tailor make a plan for each young person encouraging change, growth, healthy lifestyle

choices and fulfilling their potential

• Support/provide information for loved ones  and family members of young people  referred to service

• Provide a safe, confidential environment where young people are listened to and free to discuss issues

• Provide a link between young people in  Cobh and other services where appropriate  i.e. treatment centres, health clinics, assessment and counselling services etc.

• Aim to act as an advocate for the young person