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Subject: Substance misuse
Addiction and dependency remains one the most challenging public health policy issues of recent times. Since the 1960s, the consumption of illegal drugs and alcohol has increased to a point where over one-quarter of all Irish adults now state that they have used an illegal psychoactive substance...
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Subject: Substance misuse
In December 2014, Ana Liffey Drug Project launched ‘Targeting Harm’1, its strategic plan for the period 2015 - 2017. One of the overarching strategic objectives is "We will innovate to ensure we meet the needs of our Service Users through progressive initiatives". One of the...
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Author: Sandra Roe
Subject: Substance misuse
The aim of this research was to undertake a 7 year follow-up study with the graduates of the Ballymun Strengthening Families Programme (12-16 years) to determine the impact of the Programme on family and community life. Research objectives a. To determine the extent families perceive Strengthening...
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Subject: Substance misuse
The World Drug Report presents a comprehensive annual overview of the latest developments in the world's illicit drug markets by focusing on the production, trafficking and consumption of the main types of illicit drugs, along with the related health consequences of those drugs. Chapter 1 of...
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Subject: Substance misuse
The Joint Committee decided to undertake a study into the effects of crimes carried out in communities by gangs and held a number of public hearings in relation to this matter. In the course of its hearings on 18th February 2015, the Committee was told of an approach adopted by the authorities in...
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Subject: Substance misuse
Based on the options provided by the international drug control legal framework, this paper considers the rehabilitative measures of treating, educating or reintegrating drug users as alternatives or additions to conviction or punishment that are established in the laws of many countries in Europe...
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Subject: Substance misuse
The review was designed to assess:o The existence of clinical governance and quality assurance policies and procedureso Whether data collected regarding service users and needle exchange services met national and international standardso Needle exchange activity in 2012o Referral rates to...
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Author: Niall Crowley
Crowley, Niall (2015) The rainbow report. LGBTI health needs and experiences and health sector responses. Dublin: Child and Family Agency.
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Subject: Substance misuse
This report seeks to provide our coalition assessment of how much of the vision in the national mental health policy has been fulfilled. The report was produced using evidence gathered from the Department of Health and other Government Departments, the HSE and other public agencies, published and...
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Subject: Substance misuse
This article draws on a research project which employed a sequential mixed-method approach with a sample of fifteen year olds (n=95) as a pilot study to guide the development of a large scale qualitative study investigating youth substance use patterns, processes, settings and drug transitions...

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