Health Service Executive of Ireland (HSE) –  “This programme brings another element to drug information dissemination and decision making skills for people“.

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 relateable and easy way. The Harmony Workshops use music beautifully and the students are opening up before they realise its happening. An excellent experience every time”. 

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”. 

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“.

Tel: Ire +353 (0)52 61 18124      Email: info@theharmonyprogram.com