Health Service Executive of Ireland (HSE) – “This programme brings another element to drug information dissemination and decision making skills for people“.
“We in the Mercy Secondary School Waterford have been enjoying The Harmony Workshops for a number of years now with Transition Year students. The response from the students every single year has been amazing. They love the workshop, the interaction, the activity and the presenter’s style. I would recommend Harmony to all schools and students and we will hopefully enjoy this event for many years to come. I book religiously every single year – this workshop is a staple now in our programme”.TY Coordinator, Margo Jackson
Mercy Waterford, 27th Sept. 2022
Blanchardstown Community Training Centre, Dublin – “Our learners found this workshop very engaging, and it kept them entertained for the whole day. The workshop used music to help young people discuss some difficult areas of their lives. They were writing raps and opening their minds without even knowing it! Learning made fun. Highly recommended!”
The Irish Second – Level Students’ Union survey 2017 – “One of the most relevant and helpful workshops for TY students around mental health and substance misuse”.
TRYS (Tipperary Regional Youth Service) – “The Harmony Workshops has really had an impact on changing the behaviour and understanding of drugs for our group following on from the programme”.
Cork, Coordinator Youthreach Bandon – “Our students found this workshop engaging, interesting and entertaining. The programme opened difficult areas of discussion with the students in a very relatable and easy way. The Harmony Workshops use music beautifully and the students are opening up before they realise it’s happening. An excellent experience every time”.
Kilkenny, Aislinn Residential Addiction Centre, Ballyragget – “Through the use of music and film and it’s up-to-date understanding of addiction, this distinctive drug and alcohol programme has allowed our clients to build on their recovery through its powerful use of music therapy”.
Wexford, Louise Walsh, Coordinator of Programmes, Ramsgrange Community School, New Ross – “The Harmony Workshops for our students was a resounding success. The rap and music element of the workshop provided a very creative, educational and meaningful opportunity for the students to reflect on drugs and alcohol addiction and explore ways to prevent misuse of same“.
Dublin, Anna Baird, Transition Year Coordinator, Beneavin De La Salle College, Finglas – “The lads really enjoyed this workshop. It was engaging, thought-provoking and interactive. It was relevant to the students and the delivery of the workshop was unique and current”.
Cork, Matt Talbot Residential Addiction Services, Cara Lodge – “The Harmony Workshops is a wholly unique approach to drug and alcohol education, self awareness and prevention. Its use of music and film allowed our clients to connect very quickly on a deep emotional level, enabling them to face up to the realities of their substance misuse in a non-confrontational approach”.
Meath, Mary Ellen, student Youthreach Progression – “I thought it was a good experience because I know exactly what could happen and where the help is if I need it, or for a friend/loved one”.
Kilkenny, Seán, inpatient Aislinn Residential Addiction Centre, Ballyragget – “It was very helpful in getting me closer to my recovery”.
Waterford, Niamh, student St. Declan’s College – “My overall experience of The Harmony Workshops was brilliant. It changed my views on drugs and alcohol and what it can do to your life. It was life changing”.
Tipperary, Principle, Patrician Presentation S.S., Fethard – ‘This is an excellent age appropriate approach to drug and alcohol education. The Harmony Workshops is delivered in a format that is educational, interactive and enjoyable for all the students”.
Kilkenny, Kevin Barragry , Transition Year Co-ordinator, Presentation Secondary School – “This well facilitated, distinctive, interactive drug and alcohol related programme was warmly received by students and is a very meaningful and significant educational addition to any health education programme”.
Meath, SMART Garda Youth Diversion Project, Trim – “This is an age appropriate drug and alcohol programme which is delivered by an experienced and passionate facilitator on a level that young people can understand and interact with in an enjoyable way”.
Mid Tipperary Drug Initiative, Cashel – “The Harmony Workshops provides a creative dimension to drug education and prevention, reaching participants on their level and through a medium that they easily identify with”.
Cork, Rhys, student St. Francis College, Rochestown- “I really enjoyed my time in The Harmony Workshops. It made me think more about how my choices [drugs/alcohol] will impact on me long term”.
Tipperary, Nathan Deely O’Meara, student CBS Secondary School Nenagh – “Opened my eyes to just how difficult drugs can make your life and clearly showed us ways to get help if needed“.
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