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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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Subject: Drugs, Alochol
This Alternative World Drug Report has been produced by the Count the Costs initiative to describe enforcement related costs, and to start to fill the gap left by official government and UN evaluations. Recent political developments suggest there is a growing demand for a more balanced and...
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Subject: Drugs
The drug policies promoted universally over the last decades by some countries have been embraced globally. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and its intergovernmental body the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) have been the stewards of the process. However, if it ever did, the...
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Subject: Drugs, Alochol
reland maintains a special register that is a complete census of all drug-induced deaths in the country. Established in 2005, the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI), which is maintained by the Health Research Board (HRB), is an epidemiological database that records cases of death by drugs...
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Subject: Drugs, Alochol
A national drug strategy Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery: A health-led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017-2025 was launched in July 2017 (Department of Health 2017). The strategy is structured around cross-cutting goals rather than the pillars of the previous national drug...
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Subject: Drugs, Alochol
A new national drug strategy titled Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery: A health-led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017-2025 was launched in July 2017 (Department of Health 2017). While the strategy is structured around cross-cutting goals rather than the pillars of the previous...
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Subject: Drugs, Alochol
The classification of drugs and precursors in Ireland is made in accordance with the three United Nations conventions of 1961, 1971, and 1988. Irish legislation defines the importation, manufacture, trade in and possession, other than by prescription, of most psychoactive substances as criminal...

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