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January 20, 2021

Alcohol-related brain damage in Northern Ireland – Treatment, not just care 2018 (The Royal College of Psychiatrists)

The effects of alcohol misuse in Northern Ireland have been estimated to cost up to £900 million annually, with almost £250 million being attributed to the […]
January 20, 2021

Parental problem alcohol use and education 2020 (Alcohol Action Ireland)

This paper is a collaboration between Alcohol Action Ireland and University College Cork’s School of Applied Psychology. It considers the issue of parental problem alcohol use […]
January 20, 2021

The Youth Wellbeing Survey 2020 (Health and Social Care Board)

The Youth Wellbeing Survey was commissioned by the Health and Social Care Board, from Transformation funding from the Department of Health. The survey and report was […]
January 20, 2021

Impact of initial COVID-19 restrictions on psychiatry presentations to the Emergency Department of a large academic teaching hospital 2020 (PubMed)

To determine if the initial COVID-19 societal restrictions, introduced in Ireland in March 2020, impacted on the number and nature of psychiatry presentations to the emergency […]
January 20, 2021

Review of Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services for Adult Offenders in Prison and in the Community 2016 (The Probation Service and Irish Prison Service)

In 2015, the Probation Service and Irish Prisons Service (IPS) sought an independent review of alcohol and drug treatment services for adult offenders in the community […]
January 20, 2021

Modifiable risk factors and cancer in Ireland 2020 (National Cancer Registry)

This is the first analysis by the National Cancer Registry on the proportion of cancer cases attributable to modifiable risk factors and thus potentially preventable. Read […]
January 20, 2021

Policing Performance by the Garda Síochána in relation to COVID-19 Regulations 2020 (Department of Justice)

Report on Policing Performance by the Garda Síochána in Relation to COVID-19 Regulations. Read more: http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Sixth_Report_of_the_Policing_Authority_on_use_of_Covid-19_powers_by_An_Garda_Siochana_(21July2020).pdf/Files/Sixth_Report_of_the_Policing_Authority_on_use_of_Covid-19_powers_by_An_Garda_Siochana_(21July2020).pdf
January 20, 2021

Recorded Crime Statistics by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) for Q2 2020 (Central Statistics Office )

Impact of COVID-19 restrictions on Recorded Crime levels apparent in latest statistics The number of burglary offences recorded during Q2 2020 was 52.8% lower than for […]
January 20, 2021

Young Persons’ Behaviour and Attitude Survey 2019 (NISRA)

A consortium of government departments commission a study on the behaviour and attitudes of young people in post-primary education in Northern Ireland. The Young Persons’ Behaviour […]
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