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Subject: alcohol, Drugs, Treatment
Facts and Figures on alcohol and drug use in Cork ·        300 individuals currently in treatment for heroin use ·        100 injecting drug users not in treatment ·     ...
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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: alcohol
At international meetings of liver specialists our physicians were increasingly expressing concern about the sharp increase in cirrhosis and other disease caused by alcohol use in Ireland. The number of deaths due to liver disease has doubled in the last 20 years, and alcohol is associated with...
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Author: Helen McMonagle
Subject: alcohol
There is no doubting the impact that an Alcohol-Related Brain Injury (ARBI) can have on the family. The trauma experienced by family members while coping with the person’s alcoholdependence may have been significant and presented enormous challenges over many years. This burden is felt all...
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Subject: alcohol
The Working Group on Regulating Sponsorship by Alcohol Companies of Major Sporting Events was established on foot of a Government decision in 2013. This decision noted the excessive patterns of alcohol consumption and resultant social, economic and health harms as set out in the Report of the...
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A total of 8554 mothers attended the Coombe Hospital in 2013, 7986 mothers delivered 8170 infants. Some figures (p.15): â?¢ 12.8% were current smokers; this was the lowest percentage over 7 years (highest in 2007:17.3%); â?¢ 1.4% were consuming alcohol at the time of booking (showing a...
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Subject: alcohol
This update presents figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on treated problem alcohol use in Ireland, for the period 2009 to 2013. Total number of cases â?¢ The total number of cases treated for problem alcohol use in Ireland increased from 7,816 in 2009 to a peak...
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Chapter 1. Dashboards of health indicators (Health status / Risk factors to health / Access to care / Quality of care / Health care resources) p.17 Chapter 2. Pharmaceutical spending trends and future challenges p.29 Chapter 3. Health status p. 45 Chapter 4. Non-medical determinants of health...
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Subject: alcohol, Pricing
The drinks industry is very clearly a major driver of economic activity across the economy of Ireland at a macro and rural level. As a result it has been identified by Government as a key growth sector with the potential to grow exports to over â,¬2 billion over the next 15 years and create and...
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The New Strategic Direction for Alcohol and Drugs Phase 2 (NSD-2) is a cross-departmental strategy led by the Department of Health, which aims to reduce the level of alcohol and drug-related harm in Northern Ireland. The overall aim of the review was to evaluate the impact of NSD-2 on its aims of...

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