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International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day

30 August 2016

Tomorrow, 31 August, is global International Overdose Awareness Day. Here are some key stats on overdose (poisonings) in Ireland from HRB data.


More information about the day is available at

The HRB will publish new data on overdoses in Ireland at the end of 2016.

Our most recent report Drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland: 2013 figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index is available to download from the HRB website.

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