European Web Survey on Drugs – 2021

2022-01-24T15:41:55+00:00January 24th, 2022| The European Web Survey on Drugs collected data between March and April 2021 from people who use drugs, aged 18 or older, living in 21 EU and 9 non-EU countries. During this period the populations in many European countries were experiencing COVID-19-related lockdown or restrictions. Unless otherwise indicated, the data presented here refer to the 48469 respondents who reported having used at least one illicit drug in the 12 months prior to the survey (last 12 months use) and live in one of 21 EU countries covered by the survey and Switzerland (1). Click here for more information on the methodology


2021-10-27T14:08:52+00:00October 27th, 2021|

In light of the night-time economy reopening since Friday the 22nd of October, the HSE is launching a new drugs harm-reduction campaign, reminding people who choose to use drugs: ‘If You Go, Go Slow’. HSE is unveiling the campaign #IfYouGoGoSlow with a launch event, which brings together a community of key stakeholders to share harm prevention information and to discuss the benefits of providing health and social interventions in nightlife settings. You can download the information leaflet and the poster here! HSE_LockdownNightlifeA5Leaflet_FINAL HSE_Lockdown_A3Poster_FINAL

National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2014 – 2020 drug treatment data.

2021-07-20T10:54:37+00:00July 20th, 2021| The latest figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) (click on the link above) show continued growth in the number of cases* seeking treatment for problem cocaine use, including crack cocaine use, despite an overall drop in the numbers entering drug treatment* Overall findings on drug treatment in 2020 - In 2020, a total of 9,702 cases were treated for problem drug use, a 9% decrease from 10,664 in 2019.

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