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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 […]
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