The Department of Health has announced an additional public engagement event will be held as part of the ongoing proposals for a new Substance Use Strategy.

This event will be specifically aimed at hearing the views of service users and their families directly.

The event will cover all aspects of the consultation will take place on Friday 22 January at 10.00am and due to the ongoing pandemic, will be held online via ZOOM.

The online meeting is being independently facilitated by ‘Insight Solutions’, who will be taking note of the views expressed by participants and feeding these back to the Department.

The Department would encourage anyone interested in taking part to send an email to to include the following details:

  • your name;
  • your e-mail address:
  • your preferred date to attend; and
  • whether you are attending as an individual or on behalf of an organisation.