Alternative Activities to Avoid Substance Misuse

Our Initiative works with parishes in helping create alternative activities to avoid substance misuse. Below is a list of some alternative activities our parish projects are involved in creating.

Youth Cafés (example below – video)

Youth Clubs

No Name Clubs

Alcohol free events

Social Evenings

Snooker Halls

Vegetable Plots

Quiz Nights

Family Support


Healthy Eating Programmes

Keep Fit evenings

Junior & Leaving Cert Results Alternative Celebration Nights

Promote use of parish halls for events such as Post Funeral gatherings, Communion & Confirmation Celebrations

If you wish to discuss receiving support to help create any of the above, please contact us for information.

Blessington Youth Café 
(called D’Caf)