This free course aims to support individuals, families, community workers and local community volunteers to be better equipped to understand drug and alcohol issues in their local area.  To find out more about this course, an Open Evening will be held on Wednesday, October 3, at 7pm in West Limerick Resources Office, St. Mary’s Road, Newcastle West. The Course itself starts on October 10 & will run weekly for 13 weeks in the Further Education Centre (LCETB) in Newcastle West, beside Desmond College. The course is organised in conjunction with the Mid West Regional Drugs and Alcohol Forum, Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board, and West Limerick Resources. Registration is essential.  For more information please contact Eddie O’Shaughnessy, at West Limerick Resources, on 087 653 5156 or email: