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This leaflet explains how low threshold services can support people whose alcohol or drug use is causing them problems. It outlines what low threshold services are, who can access them, what support they can offer and how to contact them.
DAMIS (Drug and Alcohol Monitoring and Information System) is an Â"early warning systemÂ" designed to identity, verify and assess emerging threats and potential trends in drug and alcohol misuse.
This leaflet provides information on the risks of taking two or more drugs at the same time. This can include alcohol, over-the-counter medication or prescription drugs, and illegal or illicit drugs. It explains how combining different types of drugs can be unpredictable and dangerous,...
Subject: Drugs, Prisoners
The aim of this study was to investigate deaths following release from prison among individuals recorded on the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI). A descriptive analysis of individuals with a history of imprisonment in the NDRDI from 1998 to 2005 was undertaken.
Subject: Drugs, ~Alcohol
5.7.2017 The Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces was developed by Trutz Haase Economic Consultants on behalf of the Department of Health. The aim of the report is to develop a longitudinal performance measurement framework which will enable the Department of Health...
ESPAD is a collaborative effort of research teams in more than forty European countries and the largest cross-national research project on adolescent substance use in the world. The overall aim with the project is to repeatedly collect comparable data on substance use among 15–16 year old...
Drugs misuse continues to be one of the most significant challenges facing our country. It is highly destructive and has devastating effects on individuals, relationships, families, communities and society in general. Implementation of the National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016, which sets out...
Subject: Mephedron, Drugs
This update bulletin on legal highs focuses on mephedrone.
Subject: Drugs, alcohol
This document seeks to explore the nature of prevention work in the world of drugs and alcohol. Furthermore, it seeks to offer practical advice and support to those engaged in prevention work, and to give direction to those embarking on new prevention initiatives.It is a guide to what effective...
The Forum for Longford was started in 1997 to provide a co-ordinated inter-agency approach to identify and help tackle social problems in Longford. A survey was carried out with 1,331 post-primary students to ascertain attitudes and behaviours towards alcohol, smoking and drug use. Of the pupils...