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  • Published: 05 September 2018

    Drugnet Ireland 66

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 30 August 2018

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2010 - 2016

    This is the updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on cases of treated problem alcohol use in Ireland from 2010 to 2016. In this seven-year period 53,763 cases were treated for alcohol as a main problem. The number of cases has plateaued in the last four years.

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  • Published: 01 June 2018

    Drugnet Ireland 65

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 29 May 2018

    Drug treatment in Ireland 2010 - 2016

    The National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) records trends in treated problem drug use in Ireland.  This report covers the years 2010 to 2016.

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  • Published: 14 February 2018

    Drugnet Ireland 64

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 12 December 2017

    National Drug-Related Deaths Index 2004 to 2015 data

    This update presents figures from the National Drug Related Deaths Index on deaths due to poisonings (overdose) by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users (non-poisoning), in the period 2004-2015. 

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  • Published: 28 November 2017

    Drugnet Ireland 63

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 30 August 2017

    Drugnet Ireland 62

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 16 July 2017

    The effectiveness of interventions related to the use of illicit drugs: prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery. A ‘review of reviews’

    This review examines the evidence on the effectiveness of interventions in the areas of harm reduction, prevention, treatment and long-term recovery related to illicit drug misuse and dependence. The primary research questions for this review were:

  • Published: 02 July 2017

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2009 - 2015

    The National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) records cases of treated problem drug and alcohol use in Ireland between 2009 and 2015.

    In this seven-year period 56,702 cases were treated for problem alcohol use. The number of cases increased from 7,993 in 2009 to 8,876 in 2011. Since then the numbers have decreased...

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  • Published: 16 June 2017

    Drug-related intimidation. The Irish situation and international responses: an evidence review

    Drug-related intimidation is a pervasive and pressing issue negatively impacting the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities and the functioning of local agencies that serve them. The aim of this evidence review is to critically appraise the national and international evidence to identify best practice,...

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  • Published: 14 June 2017

    Directory of courses and training programmes on drug misuse in Ireland 2017

    The directory contains courses for people interested or working in areas related to drug and alcohol misuse. it has details of upcoming courses and those that have been completed but may be given again in the future.

    The Directory does not assess or provide information about the quality or relevance of any of the...

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  • Published: 16 May 2017

    Drugnet Ireland 61

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 31 January 2017

    Drugnet Ireland 60

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 31 December 2016

    Scoping review of case management in the treatment of drug and alcohol misuse, 2003–2013

    This is the final report of a scoping study commissioned by the HRB National Drugs Library. The objective of the study was to examine the peer-reviewed empirical literature on case management and substance use between 2003 and 2013, and to answer specific research questions based on the literature. These comprised questions on the...

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  • Published: 21 December 2016

    Drugnet Ireland 59

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 13 December 2016

    National Drug-Related Deaths Index 2004 to 2014 data

    This update presents figures from the National Drug Related Deaths Index on deaths due to poisonings (overdose) by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users (non-poisoning), in the period 2004-2014. 

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  • Published: 31 August 2016

    Drugnet Ireland 58

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 21 June 2016

    Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response

    In 2009, the Government established a steering group to formulate an alcohol policy. The steering group published their recommendations in 2012 and, following on from this, the government approved an extensive package of evidence based measures in 2013 to deal with alcohol use. These were incorporated into the Public Health (Alcohol)...

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  • Published: 31 May 2016

    Drugnet Ireland 57

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 14 December 2015

    Drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland: 2013 figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index

    This update presents figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) on deaths due to poisoning by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users, in the period 2004-2013. The figures in this update supersede all previously published figures. It is a 'web only' publication, and may be downloaded for...

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  • Published: 31 October 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 56

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 30 October 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 55

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 06 July 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 54

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA national focal...

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  • Published: 08 June 2015

    Treated problem alcohol use in Ireland: 2013 figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

    This paper presents figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on treated problem alcohol use in Ireland, for the period 2009 to 2013.

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  • Published: 03 April 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 53

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland. 

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  • Published: 31 March 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 52

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland. 

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  • Published: 15 December 2014

    Drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland: 2012 figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index

    This update presents figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) on deaths due to poisoning by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users, in the period 2004-2012. The figures in this update supersede all previously published figures. It is a 'web only' publication, and may be downloaded for...

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  • Published: 03 December 2014

    The efficacy and effectiveness of drug and alcohol abuse prevention programmes delivered outside of school settings

    This rapid evidence assessment (REA) report summarises evidence-based information on the efficacy and effectiveness of drug and alcohol abuse prevention programmes provided outside of school settings. It pulls together evidence from a range of published literature which includes reviews that seek to identify the key characteristics of...

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  • Published: 02 December 2014

    The role of social and human capital in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction

    This rapid evidence assessment (REA) summarises evidence on the role of social and human capital in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. It synthesises evidence from a range of literature, including reviews which seek to identify the role that social relationships play in the process of recovery, and primary research studies...

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  • Published: 11 November 2014

    Drugnet Ireland 51

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland. 

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  • Published: 15 July 2014

    Drugnet Ireland 50

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland. 

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  • Published: 22 June 2014

    Alcohol consumption in Ireland 2013

    The main objective of the National Alcohol Diary Survey was to estimate personal consumption of, and expenditure on, alcohol among the general population aged 18–75 years living in private households in Ireland. The survey included a comprehensive series of questions on both the rates and patterns of alcohol consumption in Ireland and...

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  • Published: 01 April 2014

    Drugnet Ireland 49

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland. 

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  • Published: 31 March 2014

    Treated problem alcohol use in Ireland: 2012 figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

    This paper presents figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on treated problem alcohol use in Ireland, for the period 2008 to 2012.

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  • Published: 22 January 2014

    Drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland: 2011 figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index

    This update presents figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) on deaths due to poisoning by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users, in the period 2004-2011. The figures in this update supersede all previously published figures. It is a 'web only' publication, and may be downloaded for...

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  • Published: 10 January 2014

    Drugnet Ireland 48

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 07 October 2013

    Drugnet Ireland 47

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 01 July 2013

    Drugnet Ireland 46

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 09 April 2013

    Drugnet Ireland 45

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 05 February 2013

    Drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland: 2010 figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index

    This update presents figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) on deaths due to poisoning by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users, in the period 2004-2010. The figures in this update supersede all previously published figures. It is a 'web only' publication, and may be downloaded for...

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  • Published: 31 December 2012

    Drugnet Ireland 44

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 09 September 2012

    Drugnet Ireland 43

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 10 July 2012

    Alcohol: public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours

    The Department of Health asked the Health Research Board (HRB) to ascertain the knowledge, opinions and behaviours of the general public in relation to alcohol consumption and whether they agreed or disagreed with some of the measures proposed in the recently published Report of the Working Group on a National Substance Misuse...

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  • Published: 31 March 2012

    Drugnet Ireland 42

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland. 

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  • Published: 01 March 2012

    Drugnet Ireland 41

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 06 February 2012

    Drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland: revised 2009 figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index

    This update presents figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) on deaths due to poisoning by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users, in the period 2004-2009. Alcohol-only poisonings have been retrospectively recorded by the NDRDI from 2004 onwards and are included in this update. The figures in this...

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  • Published: 31 December 2011

    Drugnet Ireland 40

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 12 December 2011

    Trends in treated problem drug use in Ireland 2005 to 2010

    This paper describes trends in treated problem drug use in Ireland between 2005 and 2010. The analysis presented is based on data reported to the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) and to the Central Treatment List (CTL). It is important to note that each record in the NDTRS database relates to a treatment episode (a...

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  • Published: 08 November 2011

    Treated problem alcohol use in Ireland 2005 to 2010

    This paper describes trends in treated problem alcohol use in Ireland over the six-year period 2005 to 2010, as recorded by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS). This information will assist policy makers, service planners and public health practitioners to develop appropriate responses to problem alcohol use in the...

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  • Published: 04 October 2011

    Drugnet Ireland 39

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 31 July 2011

    Drugnet Ireland 38

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 11 July 2011

    Alcohol-related deaths and deaths among people who were alcohol dependent in Ireland, 2004 to 2008

    This paper describes, for the first time, trends in alcohol-related deaths and deaths among people who were alcohol dependent in Ireland, as recorded by the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) for the years 2004−2008.

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  • Published: 04 May 2011

    Drugnet Ireland 37

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 16 February 2011

    Drugnet Ireland 36

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 26 January 2011

    Drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland: 2008 figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index

    This paper presents new NDRDI figures on drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in 2006 and 2007, and updates previously published figures for the years 1998?2005.

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  • Published: 15 December 2010

    Problem benzodiazepine use in Ireland: treatment (2003 to 2008) and deaths (1998 to 2007)

    The data presented in this paper describe trends in problem benzodiazepine use in Ireland. The paper describes treated problem benzodiazepine use as recorded by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) for the years 2003-2008, and poisoning deaths where a benzodiazepine was implicated as recorded by the National...

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  • Published: 31 October 2010

    Drugnet Ireland 35

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 12 July 2010

    Drugnet Ireland 34

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 13 June 2010

    Drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland, 1998 to 2007: data from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index

    This paper presents new NDRDI figures on drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in 2006 and 2007, and updates previously published figures for the years 1998-2005.

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  • Published: 31 May 2010

    Drug-related deaths among recently released prisoners in Ireland, 1998 to 2005

    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.

    Between 1998 and 2005, 130 (5.3%) of the recorded...

  • Published: 18 April 2010

    Drugnet Ireland 33

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland. 

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  • Published: 19 January 2010

    Treated problem alcohol use in Ireland: 2008 figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

    Significant improvements in the NDTRS data-collection processes and procedures mean that the HRB is now able to report on the information collected from treatment centres on an a more regular basis. From 2009, the figures on the extent of treated drug and alcohol use will be published within a year of collection. Trends papers will...

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  • Published: 19 January 2010

    Treated problem drug use in Ireland: 2008 figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

    Significant improvements in the NDTRS data-collection processes and procedures mean that the HRB is now able to report on the information collected from treatment centres on a more regular basis. From 2009, the figures on the extent of treated drug and alcohol use will be published within a year of collection. Trends papers will also...

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  • Published: 31 December 2009

    Drugnet Ireland 32

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 26 November 2009

    Social consequences of harmful use of alcohol in Ireland

    The purpose of this overview is to compile and analyse the available data on the social consequences of harmful use of alcohol in Ireland.  The methods involve a combination of archival data, survey research results and research literature.

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  • Published: 19 November 2009

    Trends in deaths among drug users in Ireland from traumatic and medical causes, 1998 to 2005

    The analysis presented in this paper is the first national report on non-poisoning deaths among drug users in Ireland. The data presented describe trends in non-poisoning deaths (deaths due to traumatic or medical causes) among drug users between 1998 and 2005. This paper is a companion to HRB Trends Series 4, which analysed trends in...

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  • Published: 06 October 2009

    Drugnet Ireland 31

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 01 September 2009

    Trends in treated problem opiate use in Ireland, 2002 to 2007

    The data presented in this paper describe trends in treated problem opiate use in Ireland between 2002 and 2007. The paper describes treated problem opiate use in relation to person, place and time. The analysis presented is based on data reported to the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS). It is important to note that...

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  • Published: 01 September 2009

    Trends in treated problem cocaine use in Ireland, 2002 to 2007

    The data presented in this paper describe trends in treated problem cocaine use in Ireland between 2002 and 2007. The paper describes treated problem cocaine use in relation to person, place and time. The analysis presented is based on data reported to the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS). It is important to note that...

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  • Published: 18 June 2009

    Drugnet Ireland 30

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 05 April 2009

    Drugnet Ireland 29

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 20 March 2009

    Treated problem alcohol use in Ireland: Figures for 2007 from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

    The data presented in this paper provide a description of problem alcohol use in Ireland by HSE area of residence. It is an update of the previously published report Trends in treated problem alcohol use in Ireland, 2004 to 2006. Trends Series 1 This paper is available in electronic format only.

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  • Published: 20 March 2009

    Treated problem drug use in Ireland: Figures for 2007 from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

    The total number of cases treated for problem alcohol use in Ireland increased from 5,876 cases in 2006 to 7,312 in 2007. This may be attributed to an increase in the number of people presenting for treatment, or it may reflect the increase in 2007 in the number of treatment centres participating in the NDTRS. (Table 2)

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  • Published: 05 January 2009

    Development of Ireland's drug strategy 2000-2007

    Rather than provide a narrative of developments during the life of the National Drugs Strategy (NDS), this overview seeks to analyse the NDS as policy instrument: it explores how the NDS was designed and developed, and the strategic management processes and governance arrangements put in place to support implementation. The objective...

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  • Published: 30 December 2008

    Drugnet Ireland 28

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 06 November 2008

    Trends in drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland, 1998 to 2005

    The data presented in this paper describe trends in drug-related deaths in Ireland between 1998 and 2005. The data used for this analysis were obtained from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) which is maintained by the Alcohol and Drug Research Unit of the Health Research Board. Using four different data sources, the NDRDI...

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  • Published: 21 October 2008

    Crack cocaine in the Dublin region: an evidence base for a crack cocaine strategy

    Crack cocaine is produced from powder cocaine using readily available chemical agents such as ammonia or baking soda. Smoking crack is a highly efficient way of getting cocaine into the brain, making its use compulsive and difficult to control in some cases. In early 2005, a number of seizures of crack cocaine were made by An Garda...

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  • Published: 19 August 2008

    Drugnet Ireland 27

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 30 June 2008

    Drugnet Ireland 26

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 13 May 2008

    Trends in treated problem drug use, 2001 to 2006

    The data presented in this paper describe trends in treated problem drug use in Ireland between 2001 and 2006. The paper describes treated problem drug use in relation to person, place and time.

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  • Published: 21 April 2008

    Drugnet Ireland 25

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 18 March 2008

    Trends in treated problem alcohol use in Ireland, 2004 to 2006

    The data presented in this paper describe trends in treated problem alcohol use in Ireland and the analysis is based on data reported to the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS). In this paper, treated problem alcohol use is described in relation to person, place and time. This paper will assist policy makers, service...

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  • Published: 31 December 2007

    Drugnet Ireland 24

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.ive an electronic

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  • Published: 06 November 2007

    Social reintegration as a response to drug use in Ireland

    Social exclusion, in the form of homelessness and insecure accommodation, inadequate education and poor employment skills, is closely associated with problematic drug use. As a response, social reintegration has emerged as a key aspect of drug treatment and rehabilitation in order to provide responses to accommodation, education,...

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  • Published: 01 November 2007

    Health-related consequences of problem alcohol use

    This report, from the Health Research Board, shows strong evidence of the increase of alcohol-related illness presenting to Irish hospital services. Against a background of previous reports on alcohol use in Ireland, this report shows that alcohol consumption in the Irish population has increased over the past 11 years, from 11.5...

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  • Published: 10 October 2007

    Drugnet Ireland 23

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 12 July 2007

    Drugnet Ireland 22

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 28 March 2007

    Drugnet Ireland 21

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 20 December 2006

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 16 October 2006

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 15 October 2006

    Blood-borne viral infections among injecting drug users in Ireland, 1995 to 2005

    This publication includes known data on blood-borne viral infections among drug users in Ireland. There is a description of current and potential sources of such data in Ireland. The analysis presented is based on disease notifications reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre between 1995 and 2005 and data from various...

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  • Published: 04 July 2006

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 30 May 2006

    Drugs and crime in Ireland

    Although the link between drug use, addiction and crime has been established by international and Irish research, identifying the precise causative connection between drugs and crime has been a primary preoccupation of many writers in this area. For the purpose of this Overview, we will review the available research evidence using...

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  • Published: 03 April 2006

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 20 December 2005

    The illicit drug market in Ireland

    The purpose of this Overview is to compile and analyse existing data sources and available research, to identify gaps in knowledge and to inform future research needs in this important area of drug policy. The study concludes the following:

    • The total number of drug seizures reported in the annual reports of the Garda Síochána...

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  • Published: 15 December 2005

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 20 September 2005

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 28 August 2005

    Trends in treated problem drug use in Ireland, 1998 to 2002

    The data presented in this paper describe trends in treated problem drug use in Ireland. The total numbers include 33,391 cases who lived and were treated in Ireland between 1998 and 2002. In this paper, treated problem drug use is described in relation to person, place and time. This paper will assist policy makers, service planners...

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  • Published: 18 August 2005

    Trends in treated problem drug use in the Health Service Executive Eastern Region, 1998 to 2002

    The data presented in this paper describe trends in treated problem drug use among cases living in the Health Services Executive Eastern Region. The analysis in this paper is based on data reported to the National Drug Treatment Reporting System. The main findings are: There were 27,674 cases treated for problem drug use in the region...

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  • Published: 18 August 2005

    Treatment demand in the Health Service Executive Eastern Region, 1998 to 2002.

    The data presented in this paper provide a description of demand for drug treatment services in the Health Service Executive Eastern Region (Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow) provided by the Drug Treatment Centre Board, the Health Service Executive East Coast.

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  • Published: 26 June 2005

    Drug-related deaths in Ireland, 1990-2002

    The data presented in this paper describe what is known about trends in drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland between 1990 and 2002. The current and potential sources of data in Ireland on drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users are described.

    The analysis presented in this paper is based on...

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  • Published: 19 June 2005

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 30 March 2005

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 08 December 2004

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 22 November 2004

    Trends in problem cannabis use in the seven health board areas outside the Eastern Regional Health Authority, 1998 to 2002.

    The data presented in this paper describe trends in treated problem cannabis use in seven health board areas, namely: the Midland, Mid-Western, North Eastern, North Western, Southern, South Eastern and Western Health Boards. The total numbers include 6,164 cases who lived and were treated in the seven health boards between 1998 and...

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  • Published: 02 October 2004

    Trends in treated problem opiate use in the seven health board areas outside the Eastern Regional Health Authority, 1998 to 2002

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treaded drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB).

    The total numbers include the 1,495 opiate cases who lived and were...

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  • Published: 28 July 2004

    Trends in treated problem drug use in the seven health board areas outside the Eastern Regional Health Authority, 1998 to 2002

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treaded drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB).

    The total numbers include 7,545 cases who lived and were treated in the...

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  • Published: 28 July 2004

    Treatment demand in the seven health board areas outside the Eastern Regional Health Authority, 1998 to 2002.

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB). The data presented provide a description of demand for drug treatment services in the...

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  • Published: 31 May 2004

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 29 April 2004

    Treatment demand for problem alcohol use in the South Eastern and Southern Health Board areas, 2000 to 2002.

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB).

    Three health boards, the Southern Health Board (SHB), the South Eastern...

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  • Published: 31 March 2004

    Children attending addiction treatment services in Dublin, 1990-1999

    In Europe, adolescent substance misuse increased during the 1990s. Ireland had among the highest rates of substance misuse among schoolchildren in Europe. This paper seeks to describe the socio-demographic and drug misuse profile of children presenting to addiction treatment services in Dublin during the 1990s. Of the 9,874...

  • Published: 01 March 2004

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 01 November 2003

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 08 September 2003

    Trends in treated drug misuse in the Republic of Ireland, 1996-2000

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB). This paper shows that the number of outpatient treatment centres in Ireland has...

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  • Published: 31 May 2003

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 01 February 2003

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 01 December 2002

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 30 June 2002

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 31 May 2002

    Trends in treated drug misuse in the Midland Health Board area, 1996-2000

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB). The data shows that between 1996 and 1999 the number of drug users presenting for...

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  • Published: 01 February 2002

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 01 January 2002

    Trends in treated drug misuse in the Eastern Health Board area, 1996-1999

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB. The data shows the number of drug users presenting for treatment in the Eastern Health...

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  • Published: 01 January 2002

    Trends in treated drug misuse in the South Eastern Health Board area, 1996-2000

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB). The data shows the number of drug users presenting for treatment in the South Eastern...

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  • Published: 01 January 2002

    Trends in treated drug misuse in the Southern Health Board area, 1996-2000

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB). The data shows that between 1996 and 1999 the number of drug users presenting for...

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  • Published: 01 January 2002

    Trends in treated drug misuse in the North Eastern Health Board area, 1996-2000

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB). The data shows that prior to 1998 all North Eastern Health Board (NEHB) residents...

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  • Published: 01 January 2002

    Trends in treated drug misuse in the Western Health Board area, 1996-2000

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB). The data shows that the number of drug users presenting for treatment within the North...

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  • Published: 01 January 2002

    Trends in treated drug misuse in the Mid Western Health Board area, 1996-2000

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse compiled by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB). The data shows that the number of drug users presenting for treatment within the Mid...

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  • Published: 01 January 2002

    Trends in treated drug misuse in the North Western Health Board area, 1996-2000

    This occasional paper contains information gathered by the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS), an epidemiological database on treated drug misuse complied by the Drug Misuse Research Division (DMRD) of the Health Research Board (HRB). The data shows that the number of drug users presenting for treatment within the North...

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  • Published: 26 September 2001

    Overview of drug issues in Ireland 2000: a resource document

    This publication provides an overview of issues related to drug misuse in Ireland, focusing on information available up to mid-2000. The term ‘drug misuse’, as used in this report, refers to the taking of a legal and/or illegal drug that harms the physical, mental or social well being of the individual, the group or...

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  • Published: 30 June 2001

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 30 June 2001

    Drug use among prisoners: an exploratory study

    The aims of this exploratory study were to explore the nature of drug use among prisoners; the impact of incarceration on drug use; perceptions of services within the prison setting; and to examine the experiences of non-drug-users within a prison setting. Qualitative methodology was used to collect the data. In-depth interviews were...

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  • Published: 01 January 2001

    A collection of papers on drug issues in Ireland

    This book includes

     

    Chapter 1: National drugs strategy and structural mechanisms

    Chapter 2: Drug-related infectious diseases

    Chapter 3: Cocaine use in ireland: an exploratory study

    Chapter 4: Women, children and drug use

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  • Published: 30 June 2000

    Trends in treated opiate misuse in Dublin: the emergence of chasing the dragon

    Patterns of drug use may change over time. Many European cities have reported increases in the number of young drug users seeking treatment in the 1990s, and increasing numbers of users are choosing to smoke or "chase the dragon" rather than inject. This article examines trends in treated opiate misuse and identifies factors...

  • Published: 09 June 2000

    National Drug Treatment Reporting System statistical bulletin, 1997 and 1998: national data and data by health board area

    This Statistical Bulletin provides information regarding treated drug misuse in the Republic of Ireland for 1997 and 1998. Drug misuse which occurs outside the treatment context is not included - its extent is unknown. The Statistical Bulletin is based on data collected through the National Drug Treatment Reporting System [NDTRS]. The...

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  • Published: 30 April 2000

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 01 January 2000

    Annotated bibliography of drug misuse in Ireland

    The Drug Misuse Research Division of the Health Research Board has compiled this bibliography of drug misuse in Ireland as part of its information and dissemination activities. The objective is to provide a comprehensive historical and current annotated bibliography of research and information relating to illegal drug use and...

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  • Published: 01 January 2000

    Drug-related knowledge, attitudes and beliefs in Ireland: report of a nation-wide survey

    This report presents the findings of a nation-wide survey of public attitudes towards, and perceptions of, aspects of the drug issue in Ireland. The questionnaire on which the research was based constituted a module of the 1998 Irish Social Omnibus Survey. A total of 1,000 individuals, randomly selected from the 1997 Register of...

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  • Published: 30 September 1999

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    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 25 September 1999

    The availability, use and evaluation of the provision of creche facilities in association with drug treatment

    The issue of childcare in drug treatment facilities has implications for the equality of access to treatment (mostly for women), quality of treatment, quality of working life for staff in the treatment centres and emotional and educational development of children of drug misusers. This report aims to bridge the gap in research on...

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