Ó Ríordáin and Varadkar push for supervised drug centres

2015-12-02T16:18:10+00:00December 2nd, 2015|

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/o-riordain-and-varadkar-push-for-supervised-drug-centres-369134.html The timeline emerged last night despite Mr Ó Ríordáin confirming that legislation governing the move may not be passed before the general election as previously promised— potentially hampering its introduction. Click on the link above for further information.  

Last Christmas to stock up on cheap alcohol offers

2015-11-30T12:55:15+00:00November 30th, 2015|

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/last-christmas-to-stock-up-on-cheap-alcohol-offers-34243150.html Health Minister Leo Varadkar will bring proposed legislation before Cabinet in the next two weeks, which for the first time will impose strict rules on below-cost selling of beer, wine and spirits. Click on the link above to read the full article.  

Alcohol’s harm to others – Key Findings

2015-11-19T10:03:06+00:00November 19th, 2015|

ah20keyfindings This research examines damage from alcohol to people other than the drinker in three Irish settings – the general population, the workplace and children in families. The information is based on self-reported responses in the national drinking surveys of 2006 and 2010 (combined N=2,011), funded by the Health Service Executive.  

Drugs.ie National Youth Media Awards 2016

2015-11-13T16:03:06+00:00November 13th, 2015|

http://www.drugs.ie/resources/awards/about_the_awards/ The Drugs.ie 'Let's Talk about Drugs' National Youth Media Awards is an annual competition which encourages discussion of drug-related issues by inviting young people to produce a piece of original content relating to drug and/or alcohol use Click on the above link to find out more about the awards.

Youth Health Report 2015

2015-11-12T14:36:33+00:00November 12th, 2015|

SpunOut_ieYouthHealthReport2015 Click on the link above to read the full report on the summary of findings in relation to 15 - 24 year olds in the Healthy Ireland Survey

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