Huge thanks the Diva Voces for naming SAOL as the beneficiaries of the collection at their Christmas Carols Concert in St Audeon's Church on Saturday 14th December 2013. Just over €900 was raised, so SAOL will now be able to purchase a new cooker and microwave to up-date our aging kitchen! Many thanks and Happy Christmas to Diva Voces from everyone at SAOL.
Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBPR) is an 8 week course for people in recovery from addiction and is designed as an aftercare programme to help prevent future relapse.
SAOL has been delivering Reduce the Use 2 with Open Heart in the lovely Open Heart premises in St. Mary's Place. The programme culminated on Wednesday 6th November with a graduation ceremony...
SAOL joined with ATD Fourth World in their celebration and protest regarding world poverty
Thanks to all our friends and colleagues who came out in the pouring rain to celebrate our 18th birthday with us. Pictures of a fun filled day can be found by clicking further...
For its eighteenth birthday, four of Ireland’s finest writers read pieces from their work in the Peacock Theatre on Monday October 21st. The evening featured Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright, Paula Meehan and Colm Tóibín and was hosted by Theo Dorgan. This event raised badly needed funds for the Project - to the tune of almost €3000.
Date for your diary - Celebrating our 18th birthday - SAOL is opening its doors to - everyone! Our open day is 16th October 2013.
Continuing the proud tradition of American Intern's baking SAOL inspired cakes, Lacey Scott finishes her placement with us and heads off home to Colorado.
Our thanks to Kelsey Munger-Elofson, our multi-talented intern from Connecticut, USA. Kelsey flies home on Saturday, and while we wish her well, we will miss her (pies) very much!!
The SAOL Project and the Snug Counselling service are coming together in Partnership for the first time to offer Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention
Congratulations to the Family Support Network on the success of their 'Annual Service of Commemoration and Hope' on 1st February in the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes. One of our participants read her own poem, '7 Visits Home'
Congratulations to the lads, Mark, Kenneth and Carl who graduated in the first 'Men Only' Reduce the Use group in the Thompson Centre. Great collaboration between SAOL and Thompson Centre and thanks to Christina for making it happen.
Aoife, Karen, Grainne and Mary came as student placements and left as friends. Many thanks for all your help and good work - and every best wish for the remainder of your studies.
Mary O'Toole left SAOL this month - after 6 years of toast making in the kitchen. We are all very sad to see her go
This month of love sees us preparing for International Women's Day - but we still had time for romance: