Publications

114 Publications

Showing items 1 to 20

  • Published: 04 July 2022

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2015 to 2021

    This is the annual, updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on cases of treated problem alcohol use in Ireland.  This bulletin covers the period 2015 to 2021, in which 50,304 cases were treated for alcohol as a main problem drug during this seven-year period.

    Publication (PDF, 462 KB) Infographic (PDF, 101 KB)

  • 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...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

  • 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...

    Publication (PDF, 696 KB)

  • 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...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

  • 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...

    Publication (PDF, 437 KB)

  • Published: 14 December 2021

    Health Research in Action

    This year’s Health Research in Action highlights some of the many notable impacts and outcomes of the Health Research Board’s work during 2020 across health and social care in Ireland, all of which made a real difference to people’s health, the health system, society, and economy. 

    Publication (PDF, 281 KB)

  • 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...

    Publication (PDF, 1,021 KB)

  • Published: 13 July 2021

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2014 to 2020

    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 2014 to 2020.  In this seven-year period, 51,205 cases were treated for alcohol as a main problem drug.

    Publication (PDF, 181 KB) Infographic (PDF, 99 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...

    Publication (PDF, 2 MB)

  • Published: 02 June 2021

    NASS annual report 2020 - disability service use and need

    This report provides:

    • A profile of the 36,649 people with a disability reviewed on NASS in 2020;
    • Details of the HSE disability-funded services currently availed of, and those required now or within the next five years.

    Supplementary reports on service users with an intellectual...

    Publication (PDF, 2 MB) Infographic (PDF, 87 KB)

  • 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...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

  • 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: 10 December 2020

    Health Research in Action

    Health Research in Action describes the real and wide-ranging impact and success stories of the work produced and supported by the Health Research Board across many sectors of health and social care in Ireland, and how it's improving people’s health, the health system, society, and economy. 

    ...

    Publication (PDF, 295 KB)

  • 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: 29 September 2020

    NASS bulletin 2019 – disability service use and need

    This bulletin, along with the two supplementary bulletins, presents the inaugural findings of data from the National Ability Supports System (NASS).  It provides a profile of the 22,434 people with a disability registered on the system in 2019 as well as details of the disability-funded services currently availed of...

    Publication (PDF, 493 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: 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)

Showing items 1 to 20