Health Research Board (2018) Drug Treatment in Ireland NDTRS 2010 to 2016.
https://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/28986/ Click on the link above to access the latest figures on Drug Treatment in Ireland by the NDTRS from 2010 to 2016.Read more
Think Before you Buy
Do professional drinkers need to admit they have a problem?
https://www.theguardian.com/society/shortcuts/2018/may/02/professional-drinkers-must-admit-problem?CMP=share_btn_tw Click on the link above to read the article in full.Read more
A Community Guide to Alcohol Licensing in Ireland
Community-Guide-to-Alcohol-LicensingArtwork This booklet produced by the Alcohol Forum has been designed as a resource for individuals and communities who have concerns about the availability […]Read more
Comhairle na nÓg Liatroma launch ‘Use your Brain Not Your Fists
Press Release Comhairle na nÓg Liatroma launch ‘Use your Brain Not Your Fists’ – an educational video highlighting the effects a fight can have […]Read more
Cannabis harm to teenagers’ brains ‘overstated’, finds study
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/cannabis-marijuana-legalisation-harm-brain-intelligence-development-mental-health-a8311126.html Click on the link above to read the article.Read more
‘Higher crime’ in areas where alcohol is most available, says study
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-43809952 Crime rates were highest in areas where there are a large number of pubs, clubs and shops selling alcohol, according to a new […]Read more
Call for Drinking Guidelines to be revised
http://alcoholireland.ie/alcohol-action-ireland-calls-irelands-drinking-guidelines-revised/ Alcohol Action Ireland’s call to revise the current drinking guidelines in Ireland…click on the link above to read the article.Read more
The Lancet: Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption.
http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(18)30134-X.pdf Low-risk limits recommended for alcohol consumption vary substantially across different national guidelines. To define thresholds associated with lowest risk for all-cause mortality and […]Read more
Ireland’s death rate from drugs is three times the European average
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