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

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 […]
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

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 […]