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Subject: Self injury
This is the fourteenth annual report from the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland. The Registry is funded by the HSEâ?Ts National Office for Suicide Prevention. It is based on data collected on persons presenting to hospital emergency departments (EDs) following self-harm in 2015 in the Republic of...
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Subject: Drugs
As part of our Service Level agreement with An Garda Síochána, Forensic Science Ireland monitors the purity of the main illegal drugs in use in Ireland and provides this information to An Garda Síochána, on an intelligence basis. FSI monitors the purity of â?obulk seizuresâ...
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Subject: Family
Tusla – Child and Family Agency has a statutory mandate around care and protection to victims of domestic, sexual and gender based violence. In fulfilling this mandate and in line with the Tusla Corporate Plan which sets out to design and deliver supportive, coordinated and evidence-informed...
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Subject: Health behaviour
Adolescence is often characterised as a time of self-discovery, of new experiences, of forging new relationships.  It is often a time of experimentation with tobacco, alcohol and other drugs as well as first sexual experiences.  Many of these behaviours can have important consequences in...
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Subject: Ageing, Older people
This first Positive Ageing National Indicator report presents findings from a wide range of existing resources on what matters for older people. It sets out the evidence under the three pillars identified in the National Positive Ageing Strategy i.e. Participation, Health and Security as well as...
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Subject: Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C is a major cause of liver disease worldwide. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is primarily transmitted through sharing contaminated equipment when injecting drugs or through receipt of unscreened blood or blood products (this is no longer a risk in Ireland).1,2 Sexual, occupational and...
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The European new psychoactive substances (NPS) market has increased at a speed that established drug control laws struggle to match. Various countries have therefore introduced new legal responses to this phenomenon, based either on existing laws that focused on consumer or health protection or...
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Over the past year the Irish Penal Reform Trust has focused its efforts on two key objectives: firstly, seeking to advance evidence-informed policy and practice on the rights of all within the penal system and secondly, seeking to secure the sustainability of the Trust. These two objectives are...
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The National Suicide Research Foundation is an independent, multi-disciplinary research unit which investigates the causes of suicide, self-harm and related mental health and social factors in Ireland. Contents: • Foreword p.4• About us  p.6• The team p.8• Research...
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Subject: HIV
Although HIV is preventable through effective public health measures, significant HIV transmission continues in Europe. In 2015, almost 30 000 people were diagnosed in European Union and European Economic Area Member States; a rate of 6.3 cases in every 100 000 people when adjusted for reporting...

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