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Drugs, Alcohol, Families,  Adults, Children and Teens Support.

DA-FACTs is a support service for children, young people & families of those affected by substance misuse. 

DA-FACTs is a community-based substance misuse service providing a Step two:  (Mild to moderate substance misuse) structured talking therapies, comprehensive assessment, care-plan, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, along with counselling / mentoring, structured family work, education and harm reduction.

This service is for any young person who is having difficulties and family members to help with drug and alcohol issues.

Our objective is to reduce physical, emotional and social harm caused by the misuse of the substance. Provide support to young people and families affected by substance misuse.  

Services We Provide


1 to 1. Counselling can provide a safe and confidential space. We will offer you the opportunity to talk and think about yourself, and your concerns in a way that you may not have felt able to do with friends and family.


We provide a safe environment where you can share and explore concerns, gain support, raise awareness regarding drug / alcohol and other issues with someone who can guide and inform you.


We look at exploring behaviours, self-esteem, drug, alcohol and other behaviours, consequences of behaviours and motivational support.

Family Support

Our aim is to strengthen families, increase resources, encourage positive and supportive roles and provide practical information regarding what substances are out there, how and why these are misused.

Where do we cover?

Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon, Dungannon, Newry & Mourne

If you would like more information or for staff to attend a team/staff meeting, please contact the project coordinator.

This programme is a free-to-access service funded by the Public Health Agency.