PEER LED INITIATIVES

To qualify for Chrysalis services, potential clients must meet the following requirements:

  • Must meet our catchment area criteria; must have a link or connexion with the Dublin 7 area.
  • Must be experiencing or have experienced substance misuse, either directly or indirectly.

If you have any queries or require clarification surrounding the criteria, please contact us.

Recovery Coaches: We currently have one recovery coach within Chrysalis. Recovery coach is mentor who assist and support individuals in early recovery. Recovery Coach is graduate from the Recovery Coaching and Addiction in the Community Diploma/DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences.

Peer Led Tuesday Social Night: The Peer-led Social Night is a weekly event held in Chrysalis on a Tuesday from 6.00 to 8.00pm. Referrals, Holistic Treatments, one-to-one support are available. It is a safe, non-judgemental and non-prescriptive environment for people to connect and avail of social and peer support.

Peer Led Thursday Recovery Evening: The Evening Recovery takes place every Thursday evening from 6.00 to 8.00pm. It is a Peer led evening. The services on offer are Holistics and a Check-In group. It is aimed at drug free service users. The Evening Recovery provides support, enhances well-being and strengthens connectedness amongst individuals in recovery.

Hep C Friends: Hep C Friends is a new initiative in partnership with The Mater Hospital and Community Response. 3 Hep C Friends are based in Chrysalis. Their role is to inform and support service users in relation to Hep C testing and treatment. All Hep C Friends have a lived-in experience of Hep C.

Peer led initiatives have had a positive impact on the knowledge, personal and clinical recovery of service users.