Rep. of Ireland

July 19, 2023

Health Research Board reports latest drug-related deaths figures, 2023 (HRB)

New preliminary figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) on drug-related deaths show there were 409 poisoning deaths in 2020.* There were also 397 non-poisoning deaths, […]
November 14, 2022

Probation Service annual report 2021 (Probation Service)

Drugs & alcohol misuse research The Probation Service commissioned a research report Informing & Supporting Change: Drug and Alcohol Misuse among People on Probation Supervision in […]
November 14, 2022

Alcohol market review 2022. Raising the bar: an examination of the alcohol market in Ireland 2022 (Alcohol Action Ireland)

The Review highlights the market revenues – €5.555bn in 2021, demonstrating who benefits and how, only a handful of companies are monopolising the Off-Trade receipts of […]
November 14, 2022

National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2015 – 2021 alcohol treatment data. Dublin: Health Research Board. Statlink Series 9 2022 (HRB)

In this bulletin, trends in treated problem alcohol use are described for the seven-year period from 2015 to 2021. The data are taken from the National […]
November 14, 2022

National Drug Treatment Reporting System data on Alcohol Treatment for 2021(HRB)

Overview In this seven-year period, 51,205 cases were treated for alcohol as a main problem. The number of cases treated decreased from 7,546 in 2019 to […]
November 14, 2022

Rising alcoholic liver disease hospital admissions and deaths in Irish hospitals, 2007–2016: a retrospective cross-sectional analysis 2022 (Drugnet Ireland)

n 2017, the per capita alcohol consumption in Ireland equated to every Irish adult (aged 15 years and over) drinking 13.9 litres of alcohol, considerably higher […]
November 14, 2022

Adolescent addiction service report 2022 (Adolescent addiction service, Health Service Executive)

In 2021 the Adolescent Addiction Service worked with 50 young people and their families with a mean age of 15.5 years (range 13-18 years). In comparison […]
November 14, 2022

Alcohol and other drug use among children and young people in Ireland: prevalence, risk and protective factors, consequences, responses, and policies 2022 (HRB)

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 […]
November 14, 2022

Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2021: year 6 2022 (HRB)

This report documents the sixth year of our DATMS, and it deviates from the trend reports previously produced. A longitudinal qualitative study has been completed to […]
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