Alcohol related harm

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 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

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 […]
February 20, 2020

Alcohol Deaths 2019 (NISRA)

The annual Alcohol-Specific Deaths, Northern Ireland release presents statistics on the most recent official death registration data available on alcohol-specific mortality across Northern Ireland (NI). Alcohol […]
February 20, 2020

My World Survey 2 – The National Study of Youth Mental Health in Ireland 2019 (UCD School of Psychology and Jigsaw)

Capturing the views of more than 19,000 young people from across Ireland to understand what can lead to an increased risk of mental health difficulties, and […]
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