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Liverpool John Moores University. Centre for Public Health. Bates, Geoff (2017) The drugs situation in Ireland: an overview of trends from 2005 to 2015.

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This report presents an overview of trends in the drugs situation in Ireland over a 10 year period. The report analyses the most recent data available with respect to the five European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) key indicators (prevalence of drug use, high risk drug use, treatment demand, drug-related deaths and mortality and drug-related infectious diseases) as well as drug-related crime and supply. Where data is available, trends under these six headings since 2005 are reported. In addition to presentation of national trends this reported includes additional evidence looking at trends in data relating to specific sub-populations including people who inject drugs, prisoners, homeless individuals, sex workers and the Travelling community.

Date:July 2017
Pages:48 p.
Corporate Creators:Liverpool John Moores University. Centre for Public Health
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use
A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use > Problem drugs and alcohol use
G Health and disease > Drugs and alcohol disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Drugs and alcohol poisoning (overdose)
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease
HJ Treatment method > Drugs and alcohol disorder treatment method
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Drugs and alcohol related crime
T Demographic characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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