CareersLimerick
30/10/2020

Project Worker

Please see full job description here. Job Title: Project Worker Location: Limerick (Coolmine Mid-West Service) Reports to: Team Leader Hours: 35 hours per week. Some out of hours work may…
CareersLimerick
30/10/2020

Crèche Worker

Please see full job description here.   Job title: Crèche Worker Location: Limerick, Coolmine Mid-West Reports to: Creche Team Leader Job Type: Permanent Hours: 35 hours per week. Some out…
Covid
23/10/2020

Guidance for drug and alcohol support groups and treatment programmes

Government recognises the vital role played by drug and alcohol support groups and treatment programmes in reducing the harms of substance use and supporting rehabilitation and recovery. Support groups and…
Covid
23/10/2020

Ireland is at Level 5

Essential Services at Level 5 Human health and social work activities 15. The following services relating to human health and social work activities: (a) hospital services; (b) therapy services provided…
CareersCork
22/10/2020

Example of Cork Job Opening

Please see full job description here.   Job Title: Cork Example Location: Reports to: Hours: Job Type: Salary: Purpose: Contact Email: Justinah.bello@coolminetc.ie   Please see full job description here.
CareersDublin
22/10/2020

Example of Dublin Job Opening

Please see full job description here.   Job Title: Dublin Example Location: Reports to: Hours: Job Type: Salary: Purpose: Contact Email: Justinah.bello@coolminetc.ie   Please see full job description here.
Covid
19/10/2020

Minister for Public Health and Wellbeing publishes guidance for drug and alcohol support groups and treatment programmes

Press Release: Tuesday 6th October 2020 Minister for Public Health and Wellbeing publishes guidance for drug and alcohol support groups and treatment programmes   The Minister of State for Public…
Publications
19/10/2020

Summer Newsletter 2020

Please find the link below for our Summer Newsletter. Coolmine Summer Newsletter 2020
CovidResearch
19/10/2020

DEALING WITH COVID-19 AND BEYOND

A joint paper from Merchants Quay Ireland, Coolmine Therapeutic Community and Depaul. No one service can meet the diverse needs of the service users who are homeless and/or who use…
Fundraising
15/10/2020

Help Paul Hatton Celebrate 39 Years with Coolmine

Coolmine Therapeutic Community's Continuing Care Manager, Paul Hatton is celebrating 39 years with the organisation on Wednesday 30th September. To celebrate, Paul will be completing St. Kevin's Way Walk in Wicklow on…
Fundraising
26/08/2020

Virtual Women's Mini Marathon

Are you participating in The Vhi Virtual Women's Mini Marathon 2020 and want to make a real difference? Why not consider setting up your online fundraising project for us? This…
Research
01/04/2020

GENDER AND DRUG POLICY REPORT

GENDER AND DRUG POLICY IRISH REPORT APRIL 2020 BY SARAH MORTON, EVA DEVANEY, KAREN O'CONNOR, PAULINE MCKEOWN AND ANITA HARRIS. This report outlines initial aspects of gender and Irish drug…
flowersUncategorized
13/03/2020

COVID-19 Residential – Visitor Advice

flowersUncategorized
13/03/2020

COVID-19

flowersResearch
01/09/2019

GOOD PRACTICES IN THE DRUG POLICY FIELD

CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIONS AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL: GOOD PRACTICES IN THE DRUG POLICY FIELD Study of the Civil Society Forum on Drugs Editor: Iga Kender-Jeziorska Authors: Xoan Carbón, Eva Devaney,…
flowersPublications
18/05/2019

Coolmine 2019 – 2022 Strategic Plan

Coolmine believes that everyone should have the opportunity to overcome addiction and lead a fulfilled and productive life. On Wednesday, May 15th we launched our new 2019-2022 strategic plan, ‘Pathways…
Expired Careers
10/05/2019

Community Addiction Team (CAT) D15 Team leader

Job Title:Community Addiction Team (CAT) D15 Team leaderLocation:37 A Coolmine Industrial Estate, Dublin 15Reports to:Community & Day Services Manager.Hours:35 hours per week. Some out of hours work required.Job Type: Fixed…
Expired Careers
10/05/2019

Relief Worker

Job title:Relief WorkerLocation:Various Coolmine FacilitiesJob Type: Fixed Term (12months)Reports to:Residential Services ManagerPurpose:To assist the Team Leaders and staff teams in providing a quality service to clients as they progress through…
Expired Careers
10/05/2019

Head of Finance and Support Services

Job Title: Head of Finance and Support Services   Location: Coolmine TC Head Office, Ringwood Centre, Damastown, Dublin 15. Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Job Type: Full Time Permanent Hours:…
Publications
08/03/2019

Our International Women’s Day pledge

Happy International Women's Day! Ashleigh house is the only residential centre in Ireland, currently, where pregnant women and mothers and their children can live in safety and support while the…
Client Story
25/02/2019

Coolmine Graduation – Nadia

Nadia Essalhi is one of 23 people graduating from our programme tomorrow, Tuesday February 26th. Nadia arrived at Ashleigh House on February 28th 2018 completely broken and not letting herself…
Publications
22/01/2019

Coolmine 2019 Budget Submission

Coolmine calls for urgent expansion of addiction services for women with children and  pregnant women seeking recovery. Coolmine calls for four actions through exchequer funding to actively save lives: €1.6m:…
flowersAnnual Report
01/01/2019

2018 COOLMINE ANNUAL REPORT

CHAIRMANS FOREWARDCoolmine’s Board members, management and staff are focused on delivering quality outcomes. Our vision is that everyone should have the opportunity to overcome addiction and live a fulfilled and…
Meet the Community
18/12/2018

Meet the Community – Art Therapy in Coolmine

Meet the Community
16/11/2018

Meet the Coolmine Community – Christine

Christine Woods Horticulture Worker, Ashleigh House   "I started experimenting with drink and drugs from about the age of 12 or 13. I started off with alcohol and hash and…
Publications
06/11/2018

Coolmine Autumn Newsletter

Please find the link below for our Autumn Newsletter. Coolmine-Autumn-Newsletter
Expired Careers
06/11/2018

Coolmine Therapeutic Community – Finance Manager

Coolmine is a leading drug and alcohol treatment service providing community, day and residential services to men and women with problematic substance use and their families in Ireland since 1973.…
Meet the Community
06/11/2018

Meet the Community – Coolmine Project Worker

As part of our ongoing 'Meet the Community' series, we chatted to one of our incredible Project Workers. Our Project Workers work to help each of our clients through their…
Meet the Community
18/09/2018

Dr Mary Galvin joins Coolmine Board

Dr Mary Galvin is a research fellow in the Trinity Centre for Practice & Healthcare Innovation (TCPHI) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Trinity College Dublin. Her research…
flowersResearch
14/09/2018

PUP REPORT LAUNCHES

The first evaluation of Coolmine's Parents under Pressure (PuP) programme was launched on Thursday, September 13th as part of a greater 'Recovery Through the Lens of a Child' conference event.…
Meet the Community
05/09/2018

Dr Sarah Morton joins Coolmine Board

We’re delighted to announce that Dr Sarah Morton has joined the Coolmine Board. Dr Sarah Morton is the Director of the Community Drug Programme in the School of Social Policy,…
flowersResearch
01/09/2018

EVALUATION OF PARENTS UNDER PRESSURE PROGRAMME (PUP)

Dr Jo-Hanna Ivers & Professor Joe Barry, September 2018 Coolmine Therapeutic Community has opened its Parents under Pressure (PuP) programme to external scrutiny and evaluation. The PuP programme aims to…
Meet the Community
22/08/2018

Meet the Community – Nadia

  Nadia Essalhi has been a resident in Ashleigh House for five and a half months. She is currently at the senior level of the programme and is the Department…
Meet the Community
15/08/2018

Coolmine Founder – Lord Paddy Rossmore

In 1973 a tiny staff of three people, headed up by Lord Paddy Rossmore, opened the door of Coolmine for the first time. Recently Paddy visited Coolmine and could not…
Meet the Community
01/08/2018

Meet the Community – Zac

Zac was a resident of Coolmine Lodge. Coolmine worked with Zac to find appropriate housing for him. He is not going to return to his previous environment which would challenge…
Meet the Community
10/07/2018

Will Burgess

  Will Burgess arrived at Coolmine Lodge on the 8th of September 2017. He has just started the Coolmine After Care service, having successfully completed the Step Down programme. He…
Research
12/06/2018

Public submissions invited for review of current drugs possession law

A new public consultation has been launched which invites the general public to give their views on the effectiveness of the current law around the possession of illegal drugs for…
Client Story
07/06/2018

Gary discovers a peaceful mind.

“Before Recovery Through Nature, the only thing I’d ever grown was a beard! It has allowed me to experience - for the first time ever – what a peaceful mind…
Client Story
05/06/2018

David talks Homeless World Cup

The Homeless World Cup is taking place this November in Mexico! This is the 16th year of the competition that sees over 500 players from 47 countries take part in…
Client Story
30/05/2018

Using Nature to Support Recovery

  “They can express how they’re feeling with no pressure. Doing a task, giving it your full attention, gives your mind a chance to breathe. It gives you space to…
Research
30/05/2018

‘Drugs, Alcohol, Women and Families’ Conference

Coolmine attend historical women-led conference History was made last week when a few of our staff recently travelled to the Manchester Metropolitan University Campus for the first ever ‘Drugs, Alcohol,…
Publications
30/03/2018

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Please find the link below for our Spring Newsletter. Coolmine-Spring-2018-Newsletter
flowersAnnual Report
01/01/2018

2017 COOLMINE ANNUAL REPORT

CHAIRMANS FOREWARDCoolmine has sixty adults and eleven babies living with us in our residential facilities – thirty four men in Coolmine Lodge and twenty six women and eleven babies in…
Uncategorized
29/11/2017

Winter 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter 2017 edition. To view the newsletter click on the link below. Winter Newsletter
Expired Careers
28/02/2017

We're Hiring

We're Hiring and have two exciting positions available Community and Day Services Manager http://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/community/29070 Residential Services Manager http://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/community/29071 Please click on web links above for more information on both posts…
flowersAnnual Report
01/01/2017

2016 COOLMINE ANNUAL REPORT

CHAIRMANS FOREWARDEven as the country emerges from several years of deep recession, demand for addiction services continues to rise. Coolmine has sixty adults and eleven babies living with us currently…
Uncategorized
01/12/2016

Winter 2016 Newsletter

                      Welcome to the Winter edition of our quarterly newsletter, 2016 has been another proud year for Coolmine. To view…
Fundraising
10/11/2016

Annual Christmas Gala Concert

Our Annual Christmas Gala Concert is taking place on Tuesday 6th December in the Draíocht Theatre Blanchardstown.   The Blanchardstown Brass Band and the Dublin Male Voice Choir  (who give…
Meet the Community
21/10/2016

New Board Director

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Doherty to the Board of Coolmine TC. Patricia has over thirty years’ experience as an Executive Manager in St. Michael’s…
Uncategorized
12/08/2016

Summer 2016 Newsletter

Hope you all enjoy reading this Summer Newsletter in the sun.
Fundraising
23/06/2016

Coolmine Collections

NOTIFICATION It has been brought to our attention that door to door collections are sporadically taking place under the umbrella of our Organisation Coolmine Therapeutic Community.     We Do Not Do…
Uncategorized
03/05/2016

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Coolmine's Spring 2016 Newsletter. It's a bright new Ashleigh We have re decorated and replaced our old office tables with real dining room tables and chairs Working together Coolmine has…
flowersResearch
25/01/2016

TCD/Coolmine Study finds: 72% of Coolmine clients remain drug free 2 years after treatment

TCD/Coolmine Study finds:  72% of Coolmine clients remain drug-free 2 years after treatment 72% of Coolmine clients remain illicit drug-free two years after treatment 98% of clients were not engaged…
Annual ReportUncategorized
01/01/2016

2015 COOLMINE ANNUAL REPORT

Today we presented our Annual Report at Ashleigh House, Damastown Walk. Coolmine supported 1,350 individuals in 2015 with a range of community, day and residential programmes. While heroin addiction is…
Client Story
25/11/2015

Anto's Story

“My concept in Coolmine was: Believe in yourself, and everything is possible. My key-worker, Michelle, always told me that if you change your negativity around to the positive, you’ll do…
Client Story
25/11/2015

Aoife's Story

“I spent the first three weeks in Ashleigh detoxing and although it was physically and mentally draining it was made so much easier by the help and support of my…
Client Story
25/11/2015

Simon's Story

“In Coolmine, my key worker and the facilitators could read me like a book. They’d always volunteer me to do something to take me out of my comfort zone. At…
Client Story
25/11/2015

Robbie's Story

“I’ll always be grateful to Coolmine. Basically, Coolmine opened up a whole new way of thinking for me, a whole new way of how I can live my life drug…
Client Story
25/11/2015

Michael's Story

“Coolmine has saved my life, brought me back into society better than ever brought me closer to my family, helped me face responsibility and for once in my life I’m…
flowersResearch
11/10/2015

PATHWAYS THROUGH TREATMENT A MIXED-METHODS LONGITUDINAL OUTCOMES STUDY

PATHWAYS THROUGH TREATMENT A MIXED-METHODS LONGITUDINAL OUTCOMES STUDY OF COOLMINE THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY by Kate Babineau & Anita Harris, October 2015 In recent years, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and…