July 19, 2023

Northern Ireland Drug and Alcohol Alliance (NIADA): Impacts of COVID-19 on People Who Use Services and Providers, 2023 (Ulster University and Northern Ireland Alcohol and Drugs Alliance)

This research study aimed to examine the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on NIADA clients’ substance use, related behaviours and the delivery of services. The research found […]
July 19, 2023

The cost to society of smoking, 2023 (British Heart Foundation (NI) and partners)

Research commissioned by the British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland estimates the overall annual cost to society of smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity in Northern Ireland is […]
May 15, 2023

Statistics from the Northern Ireland Substance Misuse Database: 1 April 2021 – 31 March 2022 Experimental Statistics, 2022 (Department of Health)

This bulletin summarises information on people presenting to services with problem drug and/ or alcohol misuse and relates to the 12-month period ending 31 March 2022. […]
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 […]