Aislinn’s first conference to take place in Kilkenny

Aislinn’s first annual two-day conference will open at the Springhill Hotel this evening (Wednesday) at 5.30pm.

Aislinn’s first annual two-day conference will open at the Springhill Hotel this evening (Wednesday) at 5.30pm.

Deputy John McGuinness will open the conference which is called The Dynamics of Intervention with Adolescents and their Families.

Presenters include Professor Thomas Sexton USA, Dr. John Sharry, Mr. Michael Corcoran, Dr. Bobby Smyth, Ms. Alison Lee, Ms Geraldine Hartnett, Mr. Robert Driscoll and Ms Clare Graham.

Aislinn is the only addiction treatment centre in the country for adolescents aged between 15-21 years old. Their services include: a six-week residential adolescent treatment programme, a respite programme for people coping with life’s issues,

residential detoxification for people aged from 15 to 21 years and two year aftercare support groups for clients and family.