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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...
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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...
Subject: Solvent Misuse, Drugs
This booklet provides information on why young people try drugs, the risks of taking illegal drugs, the signs of drug taking and information about individual drugs.
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This report presents data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey carried out in 2018 in the Republic of Ireland. This is the sixth time that data of this kind have been collected from young people across the Republic of Ireland; previous surveys were conducted in 2014, 2010...
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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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Author: Ann Hope
Subject: Drugs, Alochol
A practical guide that supports communities to tackle alcohol-related harm has been developed by Galway Healthy Cities Alcohol Forum. It guides communities through evidence-based solutions that can be undertaken in local areasâ?" and provides clear references so that people can know what is...
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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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Author: Grace Lynch
This study looks at how organised recreational activities can contribute to making the lives of vulnerable young people who have a background of drug and alcohol use more meaningful. Recreational activities are not typically viewed as a strategy to addiction treatment. Water sports, in this case...

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