Project Description

Tus Nua

Working directly with people who are experiencing problems with substance misuse, mental health issues and homelessness.

As part of FAST’s ongoing commitment towards social inclusion , we work in conjunction with Tus Nua to support individuals experiencing problems with drugs and /or alcohol.

Our process is :

  • To carry out initial and comprehensive assessment(s) on all service users
  • To provide key working, case management and care plan development supports with service users
  • To build relationships and establish referral links with local and National service providers
  • To facilitate psycho-education and therapeutic group work

Our Approach

Contingency Management Interventions / Motivational Incentives (for adults who use alcohol, stimulants, opioids, etc)

Research has demonstrated the effectiveness of treatment approaches using contingency management (CM) principles, which involve giving participants tangible rewards to reinforce positive behaviors such as abstinence.

You can make an appointment by contacting FAST on (01) 8110595 or email

Ladies from Tus Nua engaged with FAST in 2022
Donations received in 2010
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