Publications

125 Publications

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  • Published: 08 June 2022

    Alcohol and other drug use among children and young people in Ireland: prevalence, risk and protective factors, consequences, responses, and policies

    In most developed countries, substance use is a major public health issue, particularly among young people. Alcohol and other drug use is one of the leading risk factors for disease and injury and is also responsible for a considerable number of premature deaths. The National Drug Strategy in Ireland aims to prevent early...

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  • Published: 02 May 2022

    Drugnet issue 81

    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: 14 March 2022

    Drugnet issue 80

    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...

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  • Published: 09 February 2022

    Gambling in the Republic of Ireland: Results from the 2019–20 National Drug and Alcohol Survey

    This report presents the findings from the 2019–20 National Drug and Alcohol Survey (NDAS) on the prevalence of gambling and problem gambling in the general population in Ireland. While the main objective of the 2019–20 NDAS was to determine the prevalence and patterns of drug use (including alcohol and...

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  • Published: 01 December 2021

    Drugnet issue 79

    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...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

  • Published: 16 August 2021

    Drugnet Ireland 78

    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...

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  • Published: 06 July 2021

    Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2020

    The 2020 report provides data presented nationally as well as:

        * CHO

        * county

        * hospital type

        * individual psychiatric units/hospitals

    Publication (PDF, 229 KB) Infographic (PDF, 430 KB)

  • Published: 01 July 2021

    The 2019–20 Irish National Drug and Alcohol Survey. Main findings

    The National Drug and Alcohol Survey (NDAS) collects information on alcohol and tobacco consumption, and drug use among the general population in Ireland. The extent and pattern of drug use in the general population is one of the five key indicators developed by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction...

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  • Published: 01 June 2021

    Drugnet Ireland 77

    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...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

  • Published: 15 April 2021

    Alcohol consumption, alcohol-related harm and alcohol policy in Ireland

    Although half of the world’s population does not drink, alcohol use is the seventh leading risk factor for both deaths and disability-adjusted life years globally, and the leading risk factor among those aged 15–49 years. Alcohol is a modifiable risk factor; reductions in alcohol consumption would lead to an associated...

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  • Published: 22 March 2021

    Drugnet Ireland 76

    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...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

  • Published: 25 November 2020

    Drugnet Ireland 75

    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...

    Publication (PDF, 577 KB)

  • Published: 20 August 2020

    Drugnet Ireland 74

    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...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

  • Published: 29 July 2020

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2013 to 2019

    This is the annually updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on cases of treated problem alcohol use in Ireland. It covers the period 2013 to 2019.  In this seven-year period  53,200 cases were treated for alcohol as a main problem drug. 

    Publication (PDF, 531 KB) Infographic (PDF, 426 KB)

  • Published: 16 July 2020

    Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2019. Main findings.

    The 2019 report provides data presented nationally as well as:

        * CHO

        * county

        * hospital type

        * individual psychiatric units/hospitals

    Publication (PDF, 399 KB) Infographic (PDF, 428 KB)

  • Published: 29 May 2020

    Drugnet Ireland 73

    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...

    Publication (PDF, 741 KB)

  • Published: 13 March 2020

    Drugnet Ireland 72

    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...

    Publication (PDF, 586 KB)

  • Published: 31 December 2019

    Drugnet Ireland 71

    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...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

  • Published: 17 December 2019

    Outputs, outcomes and emerging impacts

    Outputs, outcomes and emerging impacts: Results from HRB awards completed in 2016/2017

    This report presents a snapshot of, and provides trend analysis over 10 years for, the outputs, outcomes and some emerging impacts from 187 HRB awards (combined value of €47.2 million) that completed in 2016 and...

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  • Published: 19 November 2019

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2012 to 2018

    This is the annually updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on cases of treated problem alcohol use in Ireland. It covers the period 2012 to 2018.  In this seven-year period, 54,263 cases were treated for alcohol as a main problem drug. 

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB) Infographic (PDF, 426 KB)

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