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November 14, 2022

Alcohol-Specific deaths in Northern Ireland, 2021 (NISRA)

Correction notice: 19.10.22: Subsequent to the publication of Alcohol-specific death statistics on 13 October 2022, NISRA identified a coding issue whereby one case was given a […]
November 14, 2022

Annual Alcohol-Specific Deaths statistics, 2021(NISRA)

NISRA released the annual Alcohol-specific deaths statistics for deaths registered in 2021 on alcohol-specific mortality across Northern Ireland. Alcohol specific deaths are deaths resulting from health […]
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

Impact measurement tool for drug and alcohol services 2020/21 (Department of Health (NI))

The impact measurement tool (IMT) is a data collection system used to assess the effectiveness of tier one and tier two drug & alcohol services commissioned […]
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

Statistics from the Northern Ireland Substance Misuse Database: 2020/21 (Department of Health NI)

The report summarises information on people presenting to services with problem drug and/ or alcohol misuse and relates to the 12-month period ending 31 March 2021. […]
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 […]
November 14, 2022

Surveys of experiences of sexual violence and harassment in higher education: reports and findings 2022 (Higher Education Authority)

In April 2021, the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, asked the Higher Education Authority (HEA) to conduct national surveys […]
November 14, 2022

Alcohol Policy Timeline Database 2022 (WHO/Europe)

Alcohol Policy Timeline Database The Alcohol Policy Timeline Database provides access to information on major steps taken or milestones reached in each Member State in the […]
November 14, 2022

Global Health Observatory Data Repository (European Region) 2022 (WHO/Europe)

The WHO Global Information System on Alcohol and Health (GISAH) provides easy and rapid access to a wide range of alcohol-related health indicators. It is an […]
April 25, 2022

Revenue quarterly excise receipts and volumes for alcohol in Ireland 2021 (Irish Tax and Customs)

The Office of the Revenue Commissioners has published a breakdown of alcohol excise receipts and volume by quarter and by month from 2013 to 2021. Provisional […]
April 25, 2022

Health inequalities annual report 2022 (Department of Health NI)

This annual publication presents a comprehensive analysis of health inequality gaps between the most and least deprived areas of NI, and within health and social care […]
April 4, 2022

Evaluation of the Substance Misuse Court – Phase 2 2021 (NISRA, NI Courts and Tribunals Service)

206 defendants were referred at least once to the Substance Misuse Court in Belfast Magistrates Court. The aim of this programme was to target individuals whose […]
April 4, 2022

2022 Drug Trend Report: Time, Music, Clubbing, Age, and Diet 2022 (Global Drug Survey)

GDS2022, our current survey, is our 10th. In this report based on our non-probability data collected from 592,000 people completing our online survey, over the last […]
April 4, 2022

Prevention of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs 2022 (European Commission)

A new report on drink-driving for the European Commission looks at the progress made since 2001 EU guidelines on Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) limits were published […]
April 4, 2022

Yes It’s Abuse: Young people’s understanding of & attitudes to intimate relationship abuse 2022 (Women’s Aid)

Women’s Aid, in collaboration with RedC Research and Marketing, recently completed a nationally representative study of 500 young women and men in Ireland (aged 18-25), followed […]
April 4, 2022

Global burden of disease: estimates of alcohol use and attributable burden in Ireland. What the data tell us and what we need to do to address the burden of alcohol 2022 (Alcohol Action Ireland; UCC School of Public Health)

Alcohol places a significant health burden on Ireland. Understanding the extent of this burden is an important element in policy decisions around alcohol. Data from the […]
April 4, 2022

Focal Point Ireland: national report for 2020 (Health Research Board)

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction coordinates the work of 30 National Focal Points that act as monitoring centres gathering and analysing drug-related […]
April 4, 2022

Delivering custody services a rights-based review of the treatment, safety and wellbeing of persons in custody in Garda Síochána stations 2022 (Garda Síochána Inspectorate)

This report examines the standard of treatment, safety and wellbeing provided to persons in custody in Garda Síochána stations. The decision to deprive a person of […]
April 4, 2022

State of the Nation’s Children: key findings 2021 (Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

The State of the Nation’s Children (SONC) report provides a comprehensive picture of our children’s lives. In 2018, 69.4% of children aged 10-17 reported never having […]
April 4, 2022

Evaluating the impact of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) of alcohol in Scotland on cross-border purchasing 2022 (Public Health Scotland)

The introduction of minimum unit pricing (MUP) in Scotland in 2018 set a price floor for all alcohol sales made through licensed premises in Scotland, with […]
February 9, 2022

Preventing Harm, Empowering Recovery: A Strategic Framework to Tackle the Harm from Substance Use (2021-31) 2021 (Department of Health)

The Preventing Harm, Empowering Recovery was produced as a specific commitment arising from the New Decade New Approach agreement and was prioritised by the Department of […]
February 9, 2022

Healthy Ireland Survey 2021 (Healthy Ireland; Department of Health)

Almost 7,500 people (15+ yrs) took part in the Healthy Ireland Survey between October 2020 and March 2021 via telephone interview. 66% of respondents reported consuming […]
February 9, 2022

Health Survey (NI): First Results 2020/21 (Department of Health

The NI Health Survey 2021/21 was conducted from June 2020 to March 2021 via telephone interview. The findings from 1408 participants showed that drinking prevalence has […]
February 8, 2022

Northern Ireland Take Home Food and Drink Purchases 2016, 2019 and 2020 (2021, Food Standards Agency)

This Kantar report commissioned by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) explores Northern Ireland take home food and drink purchases in 2016, 2019 and 2020. The monitoring […]
February 8, 2022

Growing Up in Ireland: The Lives of 20-Year-Olds 2021 (Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth)

In 2021, the Growing Up in Ireland Longitudinal Study published a report of the 1998 cohort, which includes data on alcohol consumption. 96% of participants had […]
February 8, 2022

Historic Alcohol Receipts 2021 (Revenue Commissioners)

The dataset provides figures for net excise receipts in € millions with files for beer, cider, spirits and wine. The data are grouped at the same […]
February 8, 2022

Alcohol Specific Deaths in Northern Ireland, 2020 (NISRA, 2022)

In January 2022, NISRA released the annual Alcohol-specific deaths statistics for deaths registered in 2020 on alcohol-specific mortality across Northern Ireland. The total number of alcohol-specific […]
February 8, 2022

Activity in Acute Public Hospitals in Ireland: 2020 Annual Report 2021 (Healthcare Pricing Office (HPO), Health Service Executive (HSE))

This is a report on in-patient and day patient discharges from acute public hospitals participating in the Hospital In-Patient Enquiry (HIPE) scheme in 2020. Discharge activity […]
February 8, 2022

Northern Ireland Assembly Public Accounts Committee: Addiction Services in Northern Ireland 2022 (NI Assembly)

This Public Accounts Committee report on Addiction Services in Northern Ireland highlights the increase in drugs and alcohol related deaths in the last ten years. The […]
February 8, 2022

NISRA Coronavirus (Covid-19) Opinion Survey Key Findings From July-September 2021 (NISRA)

This report provides a summary of the latest key findings from the NISRA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Opinion survey. The report focuses mainly on the attitudes, behaviours and […]
February 8, 2022

Police Recorded Crime in Northern Ireland 2021 (PSNI)

Alcohol crime is identified through the use of a ‘flag’ on the crime recording system. Its aim is to provide the number of crimes directly attributable […]
February 8, 2022

The EASL–Lancet Liver Commission: protecting the next generation of Europeans against liver disease complications and premature mortality 2021 (The Lancet)

In Europe, alcohol consumption is the leading cause of liver-related mortality. Europe has the highest level of alcohol consumption per person, the highest prevalence of heavy […]
November 24, 2021

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: health needs assessment 2021 (Gov.uk)

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) refers to the range of neurodevelopmental problems caused by pre-natal exposure to alcohol. The effects are diverse and impact on the […]
November 24, 2021

Online alcohol sales and home delivery: An international policy review and systematic literature review 2021 (PubMed)

Online alcohol sales are experiencing rapid growth in many places, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting new laws and regulations. There are no comprehensive and systematic […]
November 24, 2021

Making life better – key indicators progress update 2021 (Department of Health)

These tables contain the latest figures for each of the key indicators of the wider social determinants of health & wellbeing set out against each of […]
November 24, 2021

Alcohol consumption and harm during the COVID-19 pandemic 2021 (Gov.uk)

This report collates data on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm in England throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and compares it to data from previous years. Changes […]
July 19, 2021

The 2019–20 Irish National Drug and Alcohol Survey: Main findings 2021 (Health Research Board)

The National Drug and Alcohol Survey (NDAS) collects information on alcohol and tobacco consumption and drug use among the general population in Ireland. It also surveys […]
July 19, 2021

Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2020 (Health Research Board)

This report presents data on activity in psychiatric hospitals in Ireland in 2020. ‘Alcoholic disorders’ is one of the indicators in the dataset. Data are presented […]
July 19, 2021

Global burden of cancer in 2020 attributable to alcohol consumption: a population-based study 2021 (The Lancet)

This study provides updated estimates of the global burden of cancer attributable to alcohol consumption stratified by sex, cancer site, and country, using estimates of cancer […]
July 19, 2021

National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2014 – 2020 alcohol treatment data 2021 (HRB National Drugs Library)

In this bulletin, trends in treated problem alcohol use are described for the seven-year period from 2014 to 2020. The data are taken from the National […]
July 19, 2021

Men’s Health in Numbers Northern Ireland Men’s Health Report Card 2021 (Men’s Health Forum)

This compendium of data on men’s health in Northern Ireland is the ‘brother publication’ of a similar report card for the Republic of Ireland. The report […]
July 19, 2021

Pub Statistics – House of Commons Library 2021 (House of Commons Library)

This House of Commons Library Briefing Paper of Pub Statistics presents data from various sources on the number of pubs in the UK. According to ONS […]
July 19, 2021

Perceptions of Crime: Findings from the 2019/20 Northern Ireland Safe Community Survey 2021 (NISRA)

This bulletin presents findings from the 2019/20 Northern Ireland Safe Community Survey (NISCS) and focuses on respondents’ perceptions of crime including worry about crime and the […]
May 6, 2021

Northern Ireland Alcohol and Drugs Alliance: Service users experience during lockdown 2020 (Northern Ireland Alcohol and Drugs Alliance)

As part of the public health response to the Covid-19 pandemic, stringent restrictions on physical contact introduced by the government, required organisations to reduce one to […]
May 6, 2021

A Review of Drug and Alcohol Use in the Workforce in Northern Ireland 2020 (Northern Ireland Alcohol and Drugs Alliance)

Research aimed to examine the perceptions of managers from worked based organisations regarding problems associated with drugs and alcohol use in the workplace. Read more: https://www.niada.net/wp-content/uploads/Review-of-alcohol-drug-use-in-the-workforce.pdf
May 6, 2021

Alcohol consumption, alcohol-related harm and alcohol policy in Ireland 2021 (HRB)

In 2009, the Government established the National Substance Misuse Strategy Steering Group to formulate an alcohol policy for Ireland. In 2012, the steering group published their […]
May 6, 2021

Trends in Age of Initiation Data Visual – Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HSBC) Ireland 2021 (National University of Galway)

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey is a WHO collaborative cross-national study that monitors the health behaviours, health outcomes and social environments of school-aged […]
May 6, 2021

Alcohol-specific Deaths in Northern Ireland: Socio-Demographic Analyses 2021 (NISRA)

Northern Ireland has observed notable increases in alcohol deaths in the last two decades despite increased awareness of, and the public being more educated on, the […]
April 2, 2021

Revenue Quarterly update for alcohol 2021 (Revenue. Irish Tax and Customs)

Breakdown of excise receipts and volume by quarter and by month for tobacco and alcohol. Read more https://www.revenue.ie/en/corporate/documents/statistics/excise/quarterly-alcohol-breakdown.pdf
April 2, 2021

Trends in Health Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Contextual Factors between 1998-2018: findings from the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study 2021 (National University of Ireland Galway)

Trends in Health Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Contextual Factors between 1998-2018: findings from the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study.   Read more http://www.nuigalway.ie/media/healthpromotionresearchcentre/hbscdocs/nationalreports/HBSC-Trends-Report-2021.pdf
April 2, 2021

NISRA Coronavirus (COVID-19) opinion survey key findings from phases 1 to 8 2020 (NISRA)

NISRA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Opinion Survey – Key Findings from Phases 1 to 8 Read more https://www.nisra.gov.uk/sites/nisra.gov.uk/files/publications/NISRA%20COVID-19%20Survey%20Key%20Findings.pdf
April 2, 2021

Life Expectancy in Northern Ireland 2017-19 (Information Analysis Directorate, Department of Health NI)

The Department of Health are the official producers of life expectancy figures for Northern Ireland. This report presents the latest estimates of life expectancy, healthy life […]
February 11, 2021

SONC Part 3: Children’s Outcomes 2020 (Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth)

This report provides information on children’s health outcomes; educational outcomes; and social, emotional and behavioural outcomes. This includes, for example, smoking; alcohol and cannabis use; births […]
February 11, 2021

Alcohol in Northern Ireland – Research and Information Service Briefing Note 2020 (Northern Ireland Assembly )

This Briefing Note provides background statistics on the use and abuse of alcohol in Northern Ireland. It has been prepared in support of an upcoming Bill […]
February 11, 2021

Alcohol-Specific Deaths 2009-2019 (Northern Ireland) 2021 (Department of Health)

Number of Alcohol-Specific Deaths in Northern Ireland, 2008-2018. Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/alcohol-specific-deaths-2009-2019-northern-ireland
February 11, 2021

Health survey Northern Ireland: first results 2019/20 (Department of Health)

This report presents results from the health survey Northern Ireland. Read more: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/publications/health-survey-northern-ireland-first-results-201920
February 11, 2021

National Self-Harm Registry Ireland – Annual Report 2019 (National Suicide Research Foundation)

This is the eighteenth annual report from the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland. It is based on data collected on hospital-presenting self-harm in 2019 in the Republic […]
February 11, 2021

Men’s Health in Numbers – Trends on the island of Ireland 2020 (Men’s Health Forum)

This report collates statistics and other information on the health of men and boys on the island of Ireland. It is based on the seminal Men’s […]
February 11, 2021

Social Impact of COVID-19 Survey November 2020 Well-being and Lifestyle under Level 5 Restrictions 2020 (CSO)

Most believe pre-COVID like will return in between 1 and 2 years. Read more: https://www.cso.ie/en/releasesandpublications/ep/p-sic19wbl5/socialimpactofcovid-19surveynovember2020well-beingandlifestyleunderlevel5restrictions/lifestyle/
February 11, 2021

Spotlight on adolescent health and well-being – Findings from the 2017/2018 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey in Europe and Canada International report VOLUME 1. KEY FINDINGS 2020 (WHO)

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study has been seeking to understand and monitor young people’s health across Europe and North America for more than […]
February 11, 2021

Perceptions of Crime: Findings from the 2018/19 Northern Ireland Safe Community Survey 2020 (Department of Justice )

This bulletin presents findings from the 2018/19 Northern Ireland Safe Community Survey (NISCS) and focuses on respondents’ perceptions of crime including worry about crime and the […]
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 […]
August 11, 2020

The Night-Time Economy: Findings from the 2009/10 and 2010/11 Northern Ireland Crime Surveys Research and Statistical Bulletin 3/2012 (Department of Justice)

The focus is on NICS respondents’ perceptions and experience of visiting their local high street or town centre in the evening to socialise. This might include […]
August 11, 2020

Monthly updates archive and previously published annual bulletins 2020 (PSNI)

Annual bulletins previously published Monthly update, period ending 31 May 2020 (published 25 June 2020). Read more: https://www.psni.police.uk/inside-psni/Statistics/anti-social-behaviour-statistics/anti-social-behaviour-statistics-archive/
August 11, 2020

“Motoring Offence Statistics for Northern Ireland 2019 Annual Report” 2020 (Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency & PSNI)

This report provides statistics on the number of motoring offences detected by police in Northern Ireland in 2019. It does not include any detections by the […]
August 11, 2020

Preliminary Breath Tests conducted in Northern Ireland, 2010 – 2019, (Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency & PSNI)

Between 2018 and 2019, the number of PBTs carried out by the PSNI increased by 10%, from 35,994 to 39,489, with the majority of increase in […]
August 11, 2020

Victim/Perpetrator use of alcohol in domestic violence incidents in NI 2013 (Department of Justice)

Based on a self-completion module designed to examine the experiences of, and attitudes to, domestic violence and abuse among Northern Ireland Crime Survey respondents aged 16-64 […]
August 11, 2020

Victim/Perpetrator use of alcohol in domestic violence incidents in NI 2017 (Department of Justice)

Based on a self-completion module designed to examine the experiences of, and attitudes to, domestic violence and abuse among Northern Ireland Crime Survey respondents aged 16-64 […]
August 11, 2020

The Night-Time Economy: Findings from the 2009/10 and 2010/11 Northern Ireland Crime Surveys 2012 (Department of Justice)

The focus is on NICS respondents’ perceptions and experience of visiting their local high street or town centre in the evening to socialise. This might include […]
August 11, 2020

Data on Night-time economy incl. public drinking and drunkennes 2014 (Department of Justice)

The focus is on NICS respondents’ perceptions and experience of visiting/using their local high street or town centre in the evening to socialise. This might include […]
August 11, 2020

National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2013 – 2019 Alcohol Data 2020 (HRB)

The latest figures from the HRB show 53,200 cases were treated for problem alcohol use in Ireland between 2013 and 2019. A total of 7,546 cases […]
August 11, 2020

Mandatory pregnancy health warning labels on alcohol: Listen to the experts not the industry 2020 (Australian Health Promotion Association)

This editorial is focused on the harms associated with FASD. However, the other harms mentioned above are equally important and coalesce to emphasise why pregnancy health […]
August 11, 2020

The Active* Consent/Union of Students in Ireland Sexual Experiences Survey 2020: Sexual Violence and Harassment Experiences in a National Survey of Higher Education Institutions 2020 (NUIG & Union of Students Ireland of Ireland)

The Sexual Experiences Survey (SES) 2020 was completed by 6,026 undergraduate and postgraduate students at Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) during February/April 2020. The survey was […]
August 11, 2020

Alcohol marketing in the WHO European Region – Update report on the evidence and recommend policy actions 2020 (WHO)

This report analyses the current state of regulation concerning marketing of alcoholic beverages in Europe. It shows that, although most countries in the World Health Organization […]
August 11, 2020

EMCDDA trendspotter briefing – Impact of COVID-19 on patterns of drug use and drugrelated harms in Europe 2020 (EMCDDA)

Since the start of 2020, European countries have been experiencing an unprecedented public health threat with the emergence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In order to […]
August 11, 2020

Global Drug Survey – Special Edition on COVID-19 (Global Drug Survey)

The Global Drug Survey (GDS) Special Edition on COVID-19 was developed as part of a global effort to better understand the impact of the pandemic on […]
August 11, 2020

Clusters of Health Behaviours Among Young Adults in Ireland 2020 (ESRI)

New ESRI research, funded by HSE Health and Wellbeing, examines how 4 key risk factors for disease (smoking, alcohol consumption, physical activity, diet) cluster together among […]
August 3, 2020

Addiction Services in Northern Ireland 2020 (Northern Ireland Audit Office)

This report provides an overview of the scale of alcohol and drug addiction in Northern Ireland, the structures and systems in place within the health sector […]
August 3, 2020

COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch 2020 (European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions)

Eurofound’s COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch collates information on the responses of government and social partners to the crisis, as well as gathering examples of company practices aimed […]
August 3, 2020

Frequency of alcohol consumption by sex, age and educational attainment level 2020 (Eurostat)

General and regional statistics of alcohol consumption by sex, age and educational attainment level. Read more https://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_al1e&lang=en
August 3, 2020

Spotlight on adolescent health and well-being. Findings from the 2017/2018 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey in Europe and Canada. International report. Volume 1. Key findings 2020 (WHO)

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), a WHO collaborative cross-national study, has provided information about the health, well-being, social environment and health behaviour of 11-, 13- […]
August 3, 2020

Social Impact of COVID-19 Survey April 2020 (CSO)

Changes in consumption of alcohol. Read more https://www.cso.ie/en/releasesandpublications/ep/p-sic19/socialimpactofcovid-19surveyapril2020/changesinconsumption/ 
August 3, 2020

Most disadvantaged disproportionately at risk of alcohol-related violence 2020 (Institute of Alcohol Studies)

New findings show that alcohol-related violence affects the poorest in society to the greatest degree, with the most deprived groups experiencing as much as 14 times […]
August 3, 2020

Spotlight on adolescent health and well-being. Findings from the 2017/2018 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey in Europe and Canada. International report. Volume 2. Key data 2020 (WHO)

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), a WHO collaborative cross-national study, has provided information about the health, well-being, social environment and health behaviour of 11-, 13- […]
February 20, 2020

Number caught drink/drug driving up by almost 30% – 2020 (PSNI)

A total of 418 people were arrested for drink/drug driving related offences during this year’s campaign, representing an increase of 29.8% compared with the same period […]
February 20, 2020

The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study 2018 (Health Promotion Research Centre National University of Ireland Galway)

This report presents data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey carried out in 2018 in the Republic of Ireland. This is the sixth […]
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