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  • 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.

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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: 20 December 2021

    Health Research Board Annual Report 2020 - part two

    This publication contains the 2020 corporate governance and financial statements of the Health Research Board, which have been approved by the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General. 

    Part one is also available for download (below), and contains a Chairperson and Chief Executive's report; a...

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  • Published: 20 December 2021

    Outputs, outcomes, and emerging impacts: Results from HRB-funded awards that completed in 2018–19

    This report presents a snapshot of the outputs, outcomes, and some emerging impacts arising from 170 Health Research Board (HRB) awards (with a combined value of €49.5 million) that completed in 2018 and 2019. Further outputs, outcomes, and impacts can be expected to occur in the years following the completion of these...

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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...

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  • Published: 24 August 2021

    Health Research Board Annual Report 2020

    Contents include: Chairperson and Chief Executive's report; a timeline of the HRB's key initiatives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020: a snapshot of other important HRB activities during 2020; key deliverables in line with the HRB strategy 2016-2020; and Appendices. 

    Part 2 contains the corporate...

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  • 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: 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.

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Published: 16 February 2021

    HRB Strategy 2021-2025: Health research - making an impact

    The HRB Strategy 2021–2025, Health research - making an impact, is a five-year strategic plan that defines the aims, activities and outcomes of the organisation at a high level. Developed following a process of extensive engagement with stakeholders, together with input from an International Expert...

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  • Published: 16 February 2021

    HRB Strategy summary 2021-2025

    This summary publication gives a rapid overview of the HRB Strategy 2021–2025, Health research - making an impact: the HRB's five-year strategic plan that defines the aims, activities and outcomes of the organisation at a high level. Developed following a process of extensive engagement with...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Published: 07 August 2020

    Health Research Board Annual Report 2019

    Contents include: Chairperson and Chief Executive's report; Snapshot of HRB activities during 2019; Key deliverables in line with HRB strategy 2016 - 2020; and Appendices. 

    The Corporate Governance and Financial Statements were published in a Part 2 on 28 December 2020 following approval of the financial...

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