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(PDF p.32) While Irelandâ?Ts overall suicide rate is among the lowest in the OECD, particular demographic groups have consistently been shown by both national and international research evidence to have increased risk of suicidal behaviour. These include young people aged 15-24, people with mental...
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Subject: Mental wellbeing
This standard operating procedure is for the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – Community Teams. It provides information for team members and for other services about CAMHS provision and the care processes in the following areas: »» Clinical Governance...
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Subject: Substance misuse
The World Drug Report presents a comprehensive annual overview of the latest developments in the world's illicit drug markets by focusing on the production, trafficking and consumption of the main types of illicit drugs, along with the related health consequences of those drugs. Chapter 1 of...
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Subject: alcohol
In a report on upcoming alcohol legislation, the Committee recommends a complementary public awareness campaign should be run to clearly explain labelling to the public and explain alcohol content in grams, standard drink size, and relate this to recommended maximum weekly consumption. On Minimum...
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Subject: Substance misuse
The Joint Committee decided to undertake a study into the effects of crimes carried out in communities by gangs and held a number of public hearings in relation to this matter. In the course of its hearings on 18th February 2015, the Committee was told of an approach adopted by the authorities in...
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Subject: self-harm, Suicide
The Public Health Agency (PHA) in Northern Ireland published the findings of a study into the aftercare received by those who attended hospital after self-harming. Key findings include: â?¢ Between 2007 and 2012, 4,733 individuals were treated for 8,175 self-harm episodes. The number of self-...
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Subject: Hospital, Healthcare
This is new guidance to help hospitals and healthcare providers improve quality and safety by linking recommendations — from previous HIQA investigations and reviews into healthcare services — with National Standards that they are expected to meet. Findings included:• 22...
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Subject: Child health
Recommendation 1 - There is a role for child protection public health nurses to work within the Child and Family Agency, to provide clinical expertise in the area of child health and development and to be the link between the Agency and local primary care teams. - Alternatively, there is a role...
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Ireland has a long and complex social history regarding the development of child protection practice. A wide body of literature has been published internationally over the past twenty-five years researching and theorising on the best approaches for implementing new governmental policies. Irish...
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Author: Crystal Fulton
Subject: Gambling
This scholarly research study explored gambling behaviour in Ireland, specifically the issue of problem gambling and its impact on the individual, the gamblerâ?Ts relationships with social connections, and the wider impact of problem gambling behaviour on community and society. The project followed...

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