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Subject: Substance misuse
The cross-departmental strategy to reduce the harm related to substance misuse in Northern Ireland, known as the New Strategic Direction for Alcohol and Drugs (NSD) Phase 2, was launched in 2012. This is the third annual report of progress against the outcomes and indicators set out in that...
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Subject: Substance misuse
The debate about a minimum price for alcohol has been prompted by concerns about high levels of drinking, its effect on public health and public order, and a widespread belief that most of the alcohol which contributes to drunken behaviour is irresponsibly priced and sold. One policy option is to...
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Subject: Substance misuse
This report provides an update on infectious diseases related to injecting drug use in Europe for the period up to June 2015. The report covers both the EMCDDA Drug-related infectious diseases indicator, which collects data on the situation, and the responses in the area. It includes highlights...
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Subject: Obesity
This report presents a summary of the feedback of key stakeholders based on a consultation document presenting options for action to address Ireland’s overweight and obesity epidemic. There was a very significant level of engagement by a wide range of stakeholders which has resulted in a...
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Subject: Homelessness
Key findings from the research include: Health Almost all respondents had either a diagnosed mental or physical health problem and the majority were also receiving treatment for ill health Mental health issues were very common, with over half reporting a diagnosis of depression. Almost half of the...
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Chapter 1. Dashboards of health indicators (Health status / Risk factors to health / Access to care / Quality of care / Health care resources) p.17 Chapter 2. Pharmaceutical spending trends and future challenges p.29 Chapter 3. Health status p. 45 Chapter 4. Non-medical determinants of health...
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Subject: Substance misuse
Strengthening global drug policy at the 2016 United Nations general assembly special session on the World Drug Problem.   Throughout 2015, United Nations University (UNU) – a global think tank established by the UN General Assembly, and charged with contributing, through collaborative...
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Subject: Homelessness
The Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) has commissioned this research paper in order to provide a context for the DRHE’s publication Mapping Homeless Services for Women in Dublin, which provides results of a survey of women’s services conducted in 2013. The survey was undertaken...
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Contents:• Key findings & introduction p. 5 & 6• General health p.6• Medicines p.8• Mental health & wellbeing p.9• Oral Health p.10• Diet & nutrition p.11• Obesity p. 12• Breastfeeding p. 13• Drinking and smoking p. 14• Sexual...
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Subject: Substance misuse
Communicating in plain English with children and their families; this guide will help you to communicate more clearly with children, their parents or other caregivers, and friends. It will help you to think about how you present information so that children and others will understand it the first...

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