Strengthening the
Voice of the Sector

NIADA is the alliance which facilitates co-operation among voluntary and community sector organisations supporting those affected by alcohol and drug use, and their families

What We Do

NIADA was established in 2016

NIADA’s key purposes are to:

  • Provide a cohesive voice for members
  • Advocate and influence policy, practice and service delivery
  • Campaign for the voluntary and community sector to be involved in the development, design and delivery of drug and alcohol services
  • Provide members with direct access to PHA, HSCB and DoH decision making processes
  • Provide members with networking, information sharing and publicity opportunities

NIADA Working Groups

NIADA continue to focus on a number of key issues within our working groups

More Info

"Cannabis-induced anxiety disorder may manifest as either general anxiety or panic attacks

Patients with cannabis-induced anxiety disorder comprise 20 to 25% of patients presenting to emergency departments with cannabis-related symptoms"

DE wants to hear from voluntary/community/private organisations about what services/programmes are available to schools to help support the emotional health and wellbeing of pupils.

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