Alcohol related harm

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

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

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 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 […]
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