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Wall, Marianne and Lambert, Sharon and Horan, Aidan (2017) An evaluation of practitioner's experience of service users seeking community detoxification from benzodiazepines. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs , Early online , pp. 1-7.

Murphy, Kevin D and Lambert, Sharon and McCarthy, Suzanne and Sahm, Laura J and Byrne, Stephen (2017) "You don't feel": The experience of youth benzodiazepine misuse in Ireland. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs , Early online , pp. 1-8.

Lyons, Suzi (2017) Updated community detoxification protocols for methadone and benzodiazepines. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 62, Summer 2017 , p. 31.

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Hearne, Evelyn (2017) New psychoactive substances (NPS) on cryptomarket fora: an exploratory study of characteristics of forum activity between NPS buyers and vendors. International Journal of Drug Policy , 40 , pp. 102-110.

McNamara, Patricia H and Coen, Robert and Redmond, Janice and Doherty, Colin P and Bergin, Colm (2017) A high prevalence rate of a positive screen for cognitive impairment in patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus attending an Irish clinic. Open Forum Infectious Diseases , 4 , (1) , ofw242.

Rowntree, R and Sweeney, J and Crumlish, N and Flynn, G (2016) How do we compare with best practice? A completed audit of benzodiazepine and z-hypnotic prescribing. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , Early online .

Cooper, Janine A and Moriarty, Frank and Ryan, Cristín and Smith, Susan M and Bennett, Kathleen and Fahey, Tom and Wallace, Emma and Cahir, Caitriona and Williams, David and Teeling, Mary and Hughes, Carmel M (2016) Potentially inappropriate prescribing in two populations with differing socio-economic profiles: a cross-sectional database study using the PROMPT criteria. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology , 72 , (5) , pp. 583-591.

Lyons, Suzi (2015) Benzodiazepine use among young people attending a treatment centre. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 55, Autumn 2015 , p. 13.

Murphy, Kevin D and Sahm, Laura J and McCarthy, Suzanne and Byrne, Stephen (2015) Benzodiazepine prescribing guideline adherence and misuse potential in Irish minors. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy , 37 , (5) , pp. 749-752.

Cadogan, Cathal A and Ryder, Sheila A (2015) Community pharmacists' role in benzodiazepine supply in Ireland: a questionnaire of pharmacists' views and experiences. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice , 23 , (6) , pp. 415-422.

Cadogen, C and Ryder, S (2015) An audit of prescribing practices for benzodiazepines and z-drugs. Irish Medical Journal , 108 , (3) , pp. 84-86.

O'Sullivan, K and Reulbach, U and Boland, F and Motterlini, N and Kelly, D and Bennett, K and Fahey, T (2015) Benzodiazepine prescribing in children under 15 years of age receiving free medical care on the General Medical Services scheme in Ireland. BMJ Open , 5 , (6) , e007070.

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Brennan, Rebekah (2014) An in-depth case examination of an exotic dancer’s experience of melanotan. International Journal of Drug Policy , 25 , (3) , pp. 444-450.

Keenan, Rosemarie and O'Hare, James (2014) Down in the wards: point prevalence of antidepressant and benzodiazepine use. Irish Medical Journal , 107 , (3) .

Murphy, Kevin Daniel and Byrne, Stephen and McCarthy, Suzanne and Lambert, Sharon and Sahm, Laura Jane (2014) Benzodiazepine use among young attendees of an Irish substance treatment center. Journal of Addiction Medicine , 8 , (3) , pp. 199-204.

Gilroy, D and O'Brien, S and Barry, Joseph and Ivers, Jo-Hanna H and Whiston, Lucy and Keenan, Eamon and Darker, Catherine D (2014) Benzodiazepine use in a methadone maintained opiate dependent cohort in Ireland. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , 16 , (2) , pp. 23-30.

Apantaku-Olajide, Tunde and Ducray, Kevin and Byrne, Patricia and Smyth, Bobby P (2012) Perception of unmet needs and association with benzodiazepine misuse among patients on a methadone maintenance treatment programme. The Psychiatrist , 36 , (5) , pp. 169-174.

Stokes, Siobhan (2012) Quantitative evidence of a heroin drought. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 40, Winter 2011 , pp. 21-23.

Lyons, Suzi (2012) Unmet needs and benzodiazepine misuse among people in treatment. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 43, Autumn 2012 , p. 27.

Parsons, Graham (2012) Dependence on benzodiazepines or Z-drugs: having that conversation. Irish Pharmacy Union Review , (December) , pp. 25-29.

Cassidy, Eugene M and O'Sullivan, Iomhar and Bradshaw, Paula and Islam, Tariq and Onovo, Chidozie (2012) Symptom-triggered benzodiazepine therapy for alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the emergency department: a comparison with the standard fixed dose benzodiazepine regimen. Emergency Medicine Journal , 29 , pp. 802-804.

Dolan, Catherine and Omer, Sami and Glynn, Deirdre A and Corcoran, Michelle and McCarthy, Geraldine (2012) Benzodiazepine and Z-drug prescribing for elderly people in a general hospital: a complete audit cycle. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 29 , (2) , pp. 128-131.

Dermody, Aoife and Lyons, Suzi (2012) The national community detoxification initiative. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 40, Winter 2011 , pp. 19-20.

Comiskey, Catherine and Stapleton, Robert and Kelly, Paul (2012) Ongoing cocaine and benzodiazepine use: effects on acquisitive crime committal rates amongst opiate users in treatment. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 19 , (5) , pp. 406-414.

Cousins, Grainne and Teljeur, Conor and Motterlini, Nicola and McCowan, Colin and Dimitrov, Borislav D and Fahey, Tom (2011) Risk of drug-related mortality during periods of transition in methadone maintenance treatment: a cohort study. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment , 41 , (3) , pp. 252-260.

Bellerose, Delphine (2011) Report on innovative project in response to benzodiazepine use. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 39, Autumn 2011 , pp. 11-12.

Campbell, Louise and McGrogan, Kilian (2011) Tackling long-term use of benzodiazepines. Forum , 28 , (12) , pp. 10-12.

Bellerose, Delphine (2011) Benzodiazepine use in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 36, Winter 2010 , pp. 1-3.

Corrigan, Desmond (2010) To sleep,perchance to dream. Irish Pharmacist , 12 , (9) , p. 16.

Long, Jean (2008) Identifying new drugs and new drug trends with the help of drug helplines. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 27, Autumn 2008 , p. 22.

Bannan, Noreen and Rooney, S and O'Connor, JJ (2007) Zopiclone misuse: an update from Dublin. Drug and Alcohol Review , 26 , (1) , 83 -85.

Quigley, Paul A and Usher, C and Bennett, K and Feely, J (2006) Socioeconomic influences on benzodiazepine consumption in an Irish region. European Addiction Research , 12 , (3) , pp. 145-150.

Long, Jean and Lynn, Ena (2005) Benzodiazepines - whose little helper? Drugnet Ireland , Issue 14, Summer 2005 , pp. 14-15.

Lynn, Ena (2005) Management of Drug Users in the Primary Care Setting Conference. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 14, Summer 2005 , pp. 19-20.

Raju, Bangaru and Meagher, David (2005) Patient-controlled benzodiazepine dose reduction in a community mental health service. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 22 , (2) , pp. 42-45.

Williams, Hugh (2005) Service response to benzodiazepine use in opiate addicts: a national postal survey. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 22 , (1) , pp. 15-18.

Quigley, Paul A (2001) Public health dimensions of benzodiazepine regulation. Critical Public Health , 11 , (4) , pp. 331-339.

Walshe, K and Barrett, AM and Kavanagh, PV and McNamara, SM and Moran, C and Shattock, AG (2000) A sensitive immunoassay for flunitrazepam and metabolites. Journal of Analytical Toxicology , 24 , (4) , pp. 296-299.

Rooney, S and Kelly, Grainne and Bamford, L and Sloan, D and O'Connor, JJ (1999) Co-abuse of opiates and benzodiazepines. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 168 , (1) , pp. 36-41.

Barrett, AM and Walshe, K and Kavanagh, PV and McNamara, SM and Moran, C and Burdett, J and Shattock, AG (1999) A comparison of five commercial immunoassays for the detection of flunitrazepam and other benzodiazepines in urine. Addiction Biology , 4 , (1) , pp. 81-87.

Browne, R and Sloan, D and Fahy, S and Keating, Shay and Moran, C and O'Connor, JJ (1998) Detection of benzodiazepine abuse in opiate addicts. Irish Medical Journal , 91 , (1) , pp. 18-19.

News

[Health Research Board] Health Research Board publish latest drug-related deaths figures. (12 Dec 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Callaghan, Helen Tranquilliser trap: the pain of pill addiction. (21 Jul 2017)

[Irish Times] , Gallagher, Conor Forensic scientists detect 27 new recreational drugs. (17 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh 'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin. (13 May 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Ó Fátharta, Conall Half of those treated for problem drug use on heroin. (11 May 2017)

[Independent.ie] Fall in number of drug users seeking first-time help for addiction. (11 May 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Fears 'risky new drug trend' could develop amid crackdown on prescription drugs. (05 May 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Laws tackle booming trade in sedatives and sleeping tablets. (05 May 2017)

[Irish College of General Practitioners] New Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2017 – Advice for GP prescribing. (04 May 2017)

[Department of Health] Commencement of the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016 and associated Ministerial Regulations and Orders. (03 May 2017)

[breakingnews.ie] , Murphy, Ann GP warns of Xanax and prescription drugs for sale on Cork streets. (14 Feb 2017)

[Independent.ie] , Sweeney, Eamon Medication Nation: 9 Horrifying revelations from Dr Eva Orsmond's documentary. (31 Jan 2017)

[Irish Medical Times] , Shannon, June Sleeping pill-related deaths increase by 41%. (16 Jan 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses. (30 Dec 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla Gardaí given new powers to test drivers for drugs at roadside. (21 Dec 2016)

[Health Research Board] Health Research Board publish latest drug-related deaths figures. (13 Dec 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Seizures of illicit prescription drugs soaring. (03 Dec 2016)

[Medical Independent] , Reilly, Catherine Other drugs ‘could fill the void’ following abused drug controls — HSE addiction specialist. (16 Nov 2016)

[thejournal.ie] “Let’s be honest, the war on drugs has failed - it hasn’t actually done anything”. (15 May 2016)

[Independent.ie] , Phelan, Shane Even before they're teenagers, children are trying drugs. (24 Jan 2016)

[Independent.ie] , Sheehan, Maeve Crisis of the prescription drug addicts. (17 Jan 2016)

[thejournal.ie] Cocaine, hash and benzos seized as gardaí target Limerick drug gangs. (14 Nov 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Shanahan, Catherine Third of students use legal drugs to ‘get high’. (28 Aug 2015)

[Medical Independent] , Cahill, Niamh Students using prescription medications to ‘get high’. (27 Aug 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Opiate death risk warning. (25 Aug 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac 400,000 tablets seized as crisis deepens. (11 Aug 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac DRUGS CRISIS: rising drug potency poses greater danger. (05 Jun 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Riordan, Sean Alcohol initiative to tackle abuse. (05 Jun 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Riordan, Sean Five heroin gangs operating in Cork are mainly users. (19 May 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Roísín Shortall to press Leo Varadkar over delays to drug laws. (14 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac ‘Heads in sand’ at surge in drug abuse. (13 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Barry, Siobhan Special report: A state of high anxiety over antidepressant prescription. (19 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Mammy’s Little Helper: How should we deal with anxiety disorders? (06 Mar 2015)

[Limerick Post] , Jacques, Alan Violent undercurrent to Limerick City’s drug problem. (12 Feb 2015)

[Vice] , Costello, Norma Irish addicts can't get help unless they're on the 'right' mix of drugs. (05 Feb 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac TD: No political will to tackle benzos. (27 Dec 2014)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Drink-drive clampdown leads to fall in drug-use road deaths. (16 Dec 2014)

[Medical Independent] GP concerns were raised over any benzodiazepine prescription changes. (23 Oct 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Pickover, Ella Sedative raises Alzheimer’s risk: study. [Benzodiazepines]. (10 Sep 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , McDonald, Brian Treatment for ‘benzos’ addiction soars. (29 Aug 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Halloran, Georgina Drugs found in 38% of homicide victims. (25 Aug 2014)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Moves to enhance drug treatment services. (09 Apr 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution. (20 Mar 2014)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Detox unit invites referrals. (11 Dec 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Tranquillisers and methadone send drug-related deaths soaring by 30%. (11 Nov 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] Data on antidepressant prescribing now available. (01 Nov 2013)

[rte.ie] Rise in addiction to cocktail of alcohol, cocaine and benzodiazepine. (14 Oct 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Draft drugs SIs expected shortly. (03 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Drug use outside Dublin continues to grow, says report. (06 Sep 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Reilly, Catherine DoH clarifies policy on handwritten scripts. (04 Sep 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Record number of synthetic chemicals detected. (01 Jun 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Black, Fergus Doctor prescribed strong tranquilliser to teen heroin addict. (09 Jan 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Cutting jail benzo use reduces violence. (03 Dec 2012)

[thejournal.ie] Legislation to address street trading of benzodiazepines ‘due in early 2013′. (19 Nov 2012)

[Irish Medical Times] Over 65s at increased risk of developing dementia with benzodiazepines. (04 Oct 2012)

[Irish Medical Times] , Gantly, Dara Service shortfalls are the reason behind prescribing rates — IMO. (04 Apr 2012)

[Medical Independent] , Shannon, June HSE benzodiazepine letters to encourage quality prescribing. (23 Mar 2012)

[Home Office UK] UK Home Office has announced a ban on the import of phenazepam. (21 Jul 2011)

[Medical Independent] , Shannon, June An addiction on prescription. (30 Jun 2011)

[Department of Health] Minister Shortall launches Report on Responding to Benzodiazepine use in Ballymun. (21 Jun 2011)

RTE News. [RTE News] Long-term patients taking inappropriate drugs. (06 Apr 2011)

[Health Research Board] , Bellerose, Delphine and Lyons, Suzi and Carew, Anne Marie and Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean Problem benzodiazepine use in Ireland: treament (2003 to 2008) and deaths (1998 to 2007). (15 Dec 2010)

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Byrne, Stephan and O'Mahony, Denis and Hughes, Carmel M and Parsons, Carole and Patterson, Susan and McCormack, Brendan and Finn, Finola (2011) An evaluation of the inappropriate prescribing in older residents in long term care facilities in the greater Cork and Northern Ireland regions using the STOPP and Beers’ criteria. Dublin: Centre for ageing research and development in Ireland (CARDI).

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Health Research Board. Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. Bellerose, Delphine and Lyons, Suzi and Carew, Anne Marie and Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean (2010) Problem benzodiazepine use in Ireland: treatment (2003 to 2008) and deaths (1998 to 2007). Appendix. HRB Trends Series 9. Dublin: Health Research Board.

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Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 143 - Misuse of drugs [31711/17]. (06 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 36 - Prescriptions data [Opioids and sedatives] [37968/16]. (01 Dec 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 68 - Misuse of drugs [Sedatives] [20705/16]. (12 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016: Second stage (Resumed) (Continued). (07 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate – Written answer- Misuse of drugs [35258/15]. (20 Oct 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann topical issue debate - Misuse of drugs. (06 Oct 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 23 - Misuse of drugs [20536/15]. (28 May 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 187 - Legislative programme [benzodiazepines, z-drugs] [6395/15]. (12 Feb 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Drugs dealing. (27 Nov 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 25- Drugs dealing [35382/14]. (24 Sep 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 206- Legislative measures [28869/14]. (03 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 635 - Medicinal products availability [16438/14]. (08 Apr 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Priority question 3 - Substance misuse [54126/13]. (18 Dec 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 8. Misuse of drugs [39927/13]. (26 Sep 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann Debate. Written answers 480 & 491 - National drug-related deaths index [32913/13 & 32914/13]. (09 Jul 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 614 – Misuse of drugs [12640/13]. (12 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Written answers - Misuse of drugs [49108/12]. (08 Nov 2012)

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[Oireachtas] 201. Ms O. Mitchell asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the reason an expert report launched by her Department on benzodiazepine prescribing in 2002 recommended that private and medical card patients for these drugs should be monitored by her Department via the GMS board; the further reason this recommendation has not been implemented. [3057/06]. (31 Jan 2006)

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James, Philip (2017) Young people and benzodiazepine use. drugs.ie.

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This list was generated on Thu Jan 18 03:31:30 2018 GMT.