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Kelleher, Cathy (2017) Relationship between supervised methadone consumption and retention in treatment in primary care. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 63, Autumn 2017 , pp. 34-35.

Condron, Ita (2017) Brief intervention with methadone patients. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 63, Autumn 2017 , pp. 35-36.

Lyons, Suzi (2017) New clinical guidelines for opioid substitution treatment. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 62, Summer 2017 , pp. 27-30.

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

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Crowley, Des and Collins, C and Barry, A and Lyons, Suzi and Delargy, Ide (2017) Characteristics of methadone-related overdose deaths and comparisons between those dying on and off opioid agonist treatment (OAT): a national cohort study. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , Early online , pp. 1-8.

Crowley, Des and Cullen, Walter and Laird, Eamon and Lambert, John S and Mc Hugh, Tina and Murphy, Carol and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2017) Exploring patient characteristics and barriers to hepatitis C treatment in patients on opioid substitution treatment attending a community based fibro-scanning clinic. Journal of Translational Internal Medicine , 5 , (2) , pp. 112-119.

Crowley, Des and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2017) Effectiveness of pharmacotherapies in increasing treatment retention and reducing opioid overdose death in individuals recently released from prison: a systematic review. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , 19 , (2) .

Cousins, Grainne and Boland, Fiona and Barry, Joseph and Lyons, Suzi and Keenan, Eamon and O'Driscoll, Denis and Bennett, Kathleen and Fahey, Tom (2017) J-shaped relationship between supervised methadone consumption and retention in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in primary care: national cohort study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence , 173 , pp. 126-131.

Darker, Catherine D and Sweeney, Brion and Keenan, Eamon and Whiston, Lucy and Anderson, Rolande and Barry, Joseph (2016) Tailoring a brief intervention for illicit drug use and alcohol use in Irish methadone maintained opiate dependent patients: a qualitative process. BMC Psychiatry , 16 , (373) .

Lynn, Therese (2016) Surveys reveal GPs have a positive attitude towards Methadone Treatment Programme. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 59, Autumn 2016 , p. 18.

Condron, Ita (2016) Modelling OST outcomes with urinalysis and DAIS data. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 58, Summer 2016 , p. 25.

Lyons, Suzi (2016) Women and methadone maintenance treatment. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 58, Summer 2016 , p. 26.

Marotta, Phillip L and McCullagh, Charlotte A (2016) A cross-national analysis of the effects of methadone maintenance and needle and syringe program implementation on incidence rates of HIV in Europe from 1995 to 2011. The International Journal of Drug Policy , 32 , pp. 3-10.

Grehan, Martin (2016) Risk factors for death among MMT patients. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 57, Spring 2016 , pp. 5-6.

Lyons, Suzi (2016) On and off methadone substitution treatment: risks of mortality. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 57, Spring 2016 , pp. 6-8.

Hickman, Matthew and Macleod, John and Degenhardt, Louisa (2016) Commentary on Cousins et al. (2016): Accumulating evidence on risk of mortality on and off opioid substitution treatment. Addiction , 111 , (1) , pp. 83-84.

Grehan, Martin (2016) Methadone-maintained patients in primary care. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 56, Winter 2016 , pp. 18-19.

Darker, Catherine D and Ho, J and Kelly, G and Whiston, L and Barry, Joseph (2016) Demographic and clinical factors predicting retention in methadone maintenance: results from an Irish cohort. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 185 , (2) , pp. 433-441.

Cousins, Grainne and Boland, Fiona and Courtney, Brenda and Barry, Joseph and Lyons, Suzi and Fahey, Tom (2016) Risk of mortality on and off methadone substitution treatment in primary care: a national cohort study. Addiction , 111 , (1) , pp. 73-82.

Byrne, Patricia and Ducray, Kevin and Smyth, Bobby P (2016) The impact of sex upon needs and quality of life within a population on methadone treatment. Journal of Addiction Medicine , 10 , (1) , pp. 60-67.

Klimas, Jan and Keane, Anna and Cullen, Walter and O'Kelly, Fergus and Bury, Gerard (2016) Seventeen year mortality in a cohort of patients attending opioid agonist treatment in Ireland. Commentary on 'methadone-maintained patients in primary care have higher rates of chronic disease' (O'Toole et al., European Journal of General Practice 2014;20:275-80). The European Journal of General Practice , 22 , (1) , pp. 64-65.

Horan, John Aidan and Gooney, Martina and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2016) Safe storage of methadone in the home. An Irish audit of the effectiveness of information provision in pharmacies. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , 18 , (2) , pp. 31-40.

Darker, Catherine D and Sweeney, Brion and Keenan, Eamon and Whiston, Lucy and Anderson, Rolande and Barry, Joseph (2016) Screening and brief interventions for illicit drug use and alcohol use in methadone maintained opiate-dependent patients: results of a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial feasibility study. Substance Use & Misuse , 51 , (9) , pp. 1104-1115.

Delargy, Ide and O'Shea, Marie T and Van Hout, Marie Claire and Collins, Claire (2016) General Practitioner perspectives on and attitudes toward the methadone treatment programme in Ireland. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , 18 , (4) , pp. 43-50.

Kinahan, J C and Surah, S and Keating, S and Bergin, C and Mulcahy, F and Lyons, F and Keenan, E (2016) Effect of integrating HIV and addiction care for non-engaging HIV-infected opiate-dependent patients. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 185 , (3) , pp. 623-628.

James, Philip David and Fida, Ali Shaik and Konovalov, Pavel and Smyth, Bobby P (2016) Non-medical use of olanzapine by people on methadone treatment. BJPsych bulletin , 40 , (6) , pp. 314-317.

Truszkowska, Edyta and McCarron, Peter and Konovalov, Pavel and Galander, Tahir and Lyons, Suzi and Keenan, Eamon and Smyth, Bobby P (2015) Case-control study of risks and causes of death amongst opioid dependent patients on methadone maintenance treatment. The Canadian Journal of Addiction , 6 , (3) , pp. 17-26.

Lyons, Suzi (2015) Predicting retention in MMT in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 55, Autumn 2015 , pp. 20-21.

Pike, Brigid (2015) Changing drug trends but static policies. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 54, Summer 2015 , pp. 7-8.

Lyons, Suzi (2015) Patients on methadone programmes, Wheatfield prison. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 54, Summer 2015 , p. 16.

Hunter, Niall (2015) 'A chronic care service that actually works'. Forum , 32 , (2) , pp. 10-15.

Murphy, Emma and Comiskey, Catherine M (2015) Modeling the impact of place on individual methadone treatment outcomes in a National longitudinal cohort study. Substance Use & Misuse , 50 , (1) , pp. 99-105.

Hopkins, Julie and Courtney, Danielle (2015) Getting it right on methadone treatment. Forum , 32 , (5) , pp. 40-41.

Comiskey, Catherine (2015) The Australian Treatment Outcome Study – implications for treatment philosophies, policy, political processes and practice. Addiction , 110 , (6) , pp. 994-995.

Cronin, Brian and Ryan, Gordon and Lyons, Suzi (2014) Pharmacist–patient structured methadone detoxification in Mountjoy Prison. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 51, Autumn 2014 , pp. 23-24.

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Bingham, Tim (2014) A qualitative study of prescribing doctor experiences of methadone maintenance treatment. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction , 12 , (3) , pp. 227-242.

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Bingham, Tim (2014) Service stakeholders' perspectives on methadone maintenance treatment, Special Community Employment schemes and client recovery pathways. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation , 40 , (1) , pp. 49-58.

Galander, T and Rosalim, J and Betts-Symonds, G and Scully, M (2014) A survey of patients on methadone programmes in Wheatfield Prison, Dublin, Ireland. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , 16 , (2) , pp. 17-22.

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.

O'Toole, John and Hambly, Róisín and Cox, Anne-Marie and O'Shea, Brendan and Darker, Catherine D (2014) Methadone-maintained patients in primary care have higher rates of chronic disease and multimorbidity, and use health services more intensively than matched controls. The European Journal of General Practice , 20 , (4) , pp. 275-20.

Cleary, Brian J and Reynolds, K and Eogan, Maeve and O'Connell, MP and Fahey, T and Gallagher, Paul J and Clarke, T and White, Martin J and McDermott, C and O'Sullivan, A and Carmody, Deirdre and Gleeson, J and Murphy, Deidre J (2013) Methadone dosing and prescribed medication use in a prospective cohort of opioid-dependent pregnant women. Addiction , 108 , (4) , pp. 762-770.

Lyons, Suzi (2013) Clinical practice guidelines for prescribing methadone in pregnancy. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 47, Autumn 2013 , pp. 23-24.

Pike, Brigid (2013) HSE targets for drug-related services in 2013. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 45, Spring 2013 , pp. 4-5.

Murphy, Emma and Comiskey, Catherine (2013) Using chi-Squared Automatic Interaction Detection (CHAID) modelling to identify groups of methadone treatment clients experiencing significantly poorer treatment outcomes. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment , 45 , (4) , pp. 343-349.

Tormey, William P and Sabah, Muna and Moore, Tara M (2013) Methadone, codeine and acute haemorrhagic necrotising pancreatitis: which came first? Forensic Science International , 226 , (1-3) , e52-53.

O'Carroll, L and Bury, G (2013) 3-Lead ECG screening for prolonged QT-interval in methadone maintenance therapy clients: a pilot study. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 182 , (Suppl 11) , S495-S496.

Nkire, Nnamdi and Ekwegbalu, UO and O'Connor, John J (2013) Subjective sleep complaints in patients attending a substance use disorder clinic. Irish Medical Journal , 106 , (1) .

Finglas Addiction Support Team Ltd. Lyons, Suzi and Condron, Ita and Connolly, Johnny and Pike, Brigid (2012) Drugnet digest. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 43, Autumn 2012 , pp. 14-15.

Somers, CJ and O'Connor, John J (2012) Retrospective study of outcomes, for patients admitted to a Drug Treatment Centre Board. Irish Medical Journal , 105 , (9) , pp. 295-298.

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.

Lyons, Suzi (2012) Study findings on opiate substitution programme for adolescents. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 41, Spring 2012 , pp. 14-15.

Hedrich, Dagmar and Alves, Paula and Farrell, Michael and Stover, Heino and Moller, Lars and Mayet, Soraya (2012) The effectiveness of opioid maintenance treatment in prison settings: a systematic review. Addiction , 107 , (3) , pp. 501-517.

Cleary, Brian J and Eogan, Maeve and O’Connell, MP and Fahey, Tom and White, Martin J and McDermott, C and O'Sullivan, A and Carmody, Deirdre and Gleeson, J and Murphy, Deidre J (2012) Methadone and perinatal outcomes – a prospective cohort study. Addiction , 107 , (8) , pp. 1482-1492.

Kenny, Kevin and O'Carroll, Austin (2012) The use of psychotherapeutic interventions by primary care GPs in Ireland in the treatment of their methadone patients: a grounded theory study. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 181 , (1) , pp. 43-48.

Roy, AK and McCarthy, C and Kiernan, G and McGorrian, C and Keenan, Eamon and Mahon, NG and Sweeney, Brion (2012) Increased incidence of QT interval prolongation in a population receiving lower doses of methadone maintenance therapy. Addiction , 107 , (6) , pp. 1132-1139.

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

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Bingham, Tim (2012) Methadone maintenance and Special Community Employment schemes: a study of Irish participants' views. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation , 37 , (1) , pp. 63-73.

Mullen, Louise and Barry, Joseph and Long, Jean and Keenan, Eamon and Mulholland, Deirdre and Grogan, Loretto and Delargy, Ide (2012) A national study of the retention of Irish opiate users in methadone substitution treatment. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse , 38 , (6) , pp. 551-558.

Darker, Catherine D and Sweeney, Brion and El Hassan, Haytham O and Kelly, Alan and Barry, Joseph (2012) Cognitive behavioural coping skills therapy in cocaine using methadone maintained patients: a pilot randomised controlled trial. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , 14 , (3) , pp. 101-110.

Darker, Catherine D and Sweeney, Brion and El Hassan, Haytham O and Kelly, A and O'Connor, Sile and Smyth, Bobby P and Barry, Joseph (2012) Non-attendance at counselling therapy in cocaine-using methadone-maintained patients: lessons learnt from an abandoned randomised controlled trial. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 181 , (4) , pp. 483-489.

Latham, Linda (2012) Methadone treatment in Irish general practice: voices of service users. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 29 , (3) , pp. 147-156.

Darker, Catherine D and Sweeney, Brion and El Hassan, Haytham O and Smyth, Bobby P and Ivers, Jo-Hanna H and Barry, Joseph (2012) Brief interventions are effective in reducing alcohol consumption in opiate-dependent methadone-maintained patients: Results from an implementation study. Drug and Alcohol Review , 31 , (3) , pp. 348-356.

Smyth, Bobby P and Fagan, John and Kernan, Kathy (2012) Outcome of heroin-dependent adolescents presenting for opiate substitution treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment , 42 , (1) , pp. 35-44.

Harris, Julie and McElrath, Karen (2012) Methadone as social control: institutionalized stigma and the prospect of recovery. Qualitative Health Research , 22 , (6) , pp. 810-824.

Keane, Martin (2012) The lived experience of those on methadone maintenance in Dublin North East. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 41, Spring 2012 , pp. 19-20.

Xiao, Liang and Cousins, Grainne and Courtney, Brenda and Hederman, Lucy and Fahey, Tom and Dimitrov, Borislav D. (2011) Developing an electronic health record (EHR) for methadone treatment recording and decision support. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making , 11 , (5) .

Rowley, Dominic and McLean, Sarah and O'Gorman, Aisling and Ryan, Karen and McQuillan, Regina (2011) Review of cancer pain management in patients receiving maintenance methadone therapy. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine , 28 , (3) , pp. 183-187.

King, Aoibhinn (2011) Service user involvement in methadone maintenance programmes: the ‘philosophy, the ideal and the reality'. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 18 , (4) , pp. 276-280.

Cleary, Brian J and Donnelly, Jean and Strawbridge, Judith and Gallagher, Paul J and Fahey, Tom and White, Martin J and Murphy, Deidre J (2011) Methadone and perinatal outcomes: a retrospective cohort study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , 204 , (2) , p. 139.

Lyons, Suzi (2011) Problematic alcohol use among methadone users: update on a HRB-funded study. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 37, Spring 2011 , p. 18.

O'Reilly, Fiona and O'Connell, David and O'Carroll, Austin and Whitford, David L and Long, Jean (2011) Sharing control: user involvement in general practice based methadone maintenance. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 28 , (3) , pp. 129-133.

Kermode, Michelle and Crofts, Nick and Kumar, Suresh and Dorabjee, Jimmy (2011) Opioid substitution therapy in resource-poor settings. Bulletin of the World Health Organization , 89 , p. 243.

Lyons, Suzi (2011) External review of methadone treatment protocol makes wide-ranging recommendations. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 37, Spring 2011 , pp. 22-24.

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.

Long, Jean (2011) Maternal and neonatal health among opiate users. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 38, Summer 2011 , pp. 18-19.

Cohen, D P and Unoh, E and Barry, H and O'Connor, JJ (2010) Codeine misuse among service users on a methadone treatment programme. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 179 , (3) , p. 465.

Comiskey, Catherine and Stapleton, Robert (2010) Longitudinal outcomes for treated opiate use and the use of ancillary medical and social services. Substance Use & Misuse , 45 , (4) , pp. 628-641.

Comiskey, Catherine and Cox, Gemma (2010) Analysis of the impact of treatment setting on outcomes from methadone treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment , 39 , (3) , pp. 195-201.

Somers, CJ and Bridgeman, J and Keenan, Eamon (2010) Nasal carriage prevalence of meticillin resitant (MRSA) and meticillin sensitive (MSSA) Staphylococcus aureus for subjects attending a Dublin methadone clinic. Journal of Infection , 60 , (6) , pp. 494-496.

Cohen, Dermot P and Barry, Helen and Unoh, Emma and O'Connor, John J (2010) Expenditure of compensation from legal claims in an opiate dependent population. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 27 , (3) , pp. 141-142.

Cleary, Brian J and Donnelly, Jean and Strawbridge, Judith and Gallagher, Paul J and Fahey, Tom and Clarke, Mike and Murphy, Deidre J (2010) Methadone dose and neonatal abstinence syndrome-systematic review and meta-analysis. Addiction , 105 , (12) , pp. 2071-2084.

MacNamara, Sinead and Stokes, Siobhan and Coleman, Nicola (2010) Head shop compound abuse amongst attendees of The Drug Treatment Centre Board. Irish Medical Journal , 103 , (5) .

Lyons, Suzi and Long, Jean and Walsh, Simone and Pike, Brigid (2010) Drugnet digest. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 35, Autumn 2010 , pp. 7-8.

Long, Jean (2009) Morbidity among opiate users in methadone treatment. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 31, Autumn 2009 , pp. 15-16.

Long, Jean (2009) Alcohol use among opiate users in methadone treatment. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 31, Autumn 2009 , p. 14.

Ryder, Niamh and Cullen, Walter and Barry, Joseph and Bury, Gerard and Keenan, Eamon and Smyth, Bobby P (2009) Prevalence of problem alcohol use among patients attending primary care for methadone treatment. BMC Family Practice , 10 , (42) , pp. 1-42.

Cullen, Walter and O'Brien, Sarah and O'Carroll, Austin and O'Kelly, Fergus Desmond and Bury, Gerard (2009) Chronic illness and multimorbidity among problem drug users: a comparative cross sectional pilot study in primary care. BMC Family Practice , 10 , pp. 1-25.

Hussey, Deirdre and McCarthy, Catherine and Keenan, Eamon (2009) Methadone and its effect on QTc prolongation. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 26 , (1) , pp. 43-44.

Noonan, Angela and Kavanagh, Paul and Sweeney, Brion (2009) Drug users' failure to modify alcohol consumption in response to hepatitis C. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 26 , (1) , pp. 27-31.

James, Philip and Spiro, David and Geoghegan, Noreen and Connor, Anita and Hawthorne, Gail (2008) Exploring the health concerns of people taking methadone. Nursing Times , 104 , (35) , pp. 26-27.

McCormick, PA and Keavney, M and O'Toole, S and Moloney, J (2008) Methadone and HCV treatment. Irish Medical Journal , 101 , (10) , pp. 316-317.

Roche, Aoife and McCabe, Sara and Smyth, Bobby P (2008) Illicit methadone use and abuse in young people accessing treatment for opiate dependence. European Addiction Research , 14 , (4) , pp. 219-225.

Long, Jean (2008) GPs' attitudes to the Methadone Treatment Protocol. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 28, Winter 2008 , pp. 8-9.

Long, Jean and Carew, Anne Marie and McGuire, Vivion (2008) GPs' role in methadone treatment. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 28, Winter 2008 , pp. 9-10.

Carew, Anne Marie (2008) Illicit methadone use among young people. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 28, Winter 2008 , p. 10.

Bellerose, Delphine (2008) Safetynet pilot methadone programme evaluated. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 27, Autumn 2008 , p. 8.

Saris, A. Jamie (2008) An uncertain dominion: Irish psychiatry, methadone, and the treatment of opiate abuse. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry , 32 , (2) , pp. 259-77.

Keane, Martin (2007) Innovative job placement model for methadone-maintained clients. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 24, Winter 2007 , pp. 7-8.

Mongan, Deirdre (2007) ROSIE Findings 4: summary of methadone treatment outcomes. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 23, Autumn 2007 , p. 9.

(2007) Is there a way out of this clinic? An adult and community education perspective on methadone and the absence of rehabilitation. The Adult Learner , pp. 40-55.

Kamal, F and Flavin, S and Campbell, F and Behan, C and Fagan, J and Smyth, R (2007) Factors affecting the outcome of methadone maintenance treatment in opiate dependence. Irish Medical Journal , 100 , (3) , pp. 393-97.

Cox, Gemma and Comiskey, Catherine (2007) Characteristics of opiate users presenting for a new treatment episode: Baseline data from the national drug treatment outcome study in Ireland (ROSIE). Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy , 14 , (3) , 217- 230.

MacManus, Edward and Fitzpatrick, Carol (2007) Alcohol dependence and mood state in a population receiving methadone maintenance treatment. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 24 , (1) , pp. 19-22.

Long, Jean (2006) ROSIE study shows positive impact of treatment. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 19, Autumn 2006 , pp. 1-2.

Carlin, Tony (2005) A therapeutic response or ‘a free fix’? The Irish experience of methadone maintenance treatment. Irish Probation Journal , 2 , (1) , pp. 87-94.

Long, Jean (2005) Review of the Methadone Treatment Protocol. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 15, Autumn 2005 , pp. 16-17.

Bannan, Noreen and Rooney, S and Maguire, Richard and Moran, C and Dowling, Mark and O'Connor, JJ (2005) Zopiclone misuse on a methadone maintenance programme. Irish Psychiatrist , 6 , (5) , pp. 201-206.

Carlin, Tony (2005) An exploration of prisoners' and prison staff's perceptions of the methadone maintenance programme in Mountjoy Male Prison, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy , 12 , (5) , pp. 405-416.

Long, Jean (2004) Outcomes and experiences of methadone maintenance. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 12, December 2004 , pp. 13-14.

Quigley, Paul A (2004) Addressing violence in methadone maintenance treatment. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , 6 , (1) , pp. 5-18.

Long, Jean (2004) Clients' satisfaction with methadone services. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 10, March 2004 , p. 6.

Mackie, Clare A and Healy, Anne Marie and Roberts, Kay and Ryder, Sheila (2004) A comparison of community pharmacy methadone services between Dublin and Glasgow: (1) Extent of service provision in 1997/1998 and views of pharmacists on existing provision and future service developments. Journal of Substance Use , 9 , (5) , pp. 235-251.

Quigley, Paul A (2003) Hard Cases in hard places: challenges of community addictions work in Dublin. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy , 10 , (3) , pp. 211-221.

Sporer, Karl A (2003) Strategies for preventing heroin overdose. British Medical Journal , 326 , (7386) , pp. 442-444.

Cahill, Richard and Clarke, A and Keenan, Eamon and Boland, M (2003) Consequences of legislative changes to methadone prescribing in Ireland. International Journal of Drug Policy , 14 , (3) , pp. 241-245.

Butler, Shane (2002) The making of the methadone protocol: the Irish system? Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy , 9 , (4) , pp. 311-324.

Quigley, Paul A (2002) Family and community burdens of addiction: case-mix analysis at a new community-based methadone treatment service. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy , 9 , (3) , pp. 221-231.

Rooney, Siobhan and Freyne, Aideen and Kelly, Gabrielle and O'Connor, John J (2002) Differences in the quality of life of two groups of drug users. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 19 , (2) , pp. 55-59.

Barry, Joseph (2002) Policy response to opioid misuse in Dublin. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health , 56 , (1) , pp. 6-7.

Kavanagh, PV and Dunne, J and Feely, John and Maguire, Richard and Corrigan, Desmond and Keating, JJ and Meegan, MJ and Clancy, JM and Burdett, J (2001) Phenylalkylamine abuse among opiate addicts attending a methadone treatment programme in the Republic of Ireland. Addiction Biology , 6 , (2) , pp. 177-181.

Scully, Mike and Geoghegan, Noreen and Keenan, Eamon (2001) Drug liaison midwives. Addiction , 96 , (4) , pp. 651-652.

Lines, Rick (2001) Irish prison guards call for expansion of methadone access. Canadian HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review , 6 , (1-2) , pp. 71-74.

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Langton, Deirdre and Hickey, A and Bury, Gerard and Smith, Mary and O'Kelly, F and Barry, Joseph and Sweeney, Brion and Bourke, M (2000) Methadone maintenance in general practice: impact on staff attitudes. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 169 , (2) , pp. 133-136.

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[Independent.ie] UK does not 'park' its heroin addicts on methadone. (10 Aug 2014)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Regulations enable cannabis medication. (11 Jul 2014)

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Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Topical issue debate. Drug treatment programmes availability. (28 Sep 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 73 - Medicinal products data. [41001/17]. (28 Sep 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 884 - Health services data [34569/17]. (13 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children- babies born to mothers with substance abuse issues: discussion. (24 Sep 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 192, 193, 195 & 197 - Drug treatment programmes policy [26475/15, 26476/15, 26478/15, 26480/15]. (01 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 191 - National Drugs Strategy Implementation [Methadone] [26474/15]. (01 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 669 - General Practitioner training 20224/15. (26 May 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 723 - Drug treatment programmes [20601/15]. (26 May 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 376 - Medicinal products availability [19728/15]. (19 May 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 190 - Drug treatment programmes [13761/15]. (02 Apr 2015)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children. Drug addiction and recovery models: discussion. (26 Mar 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 206 - Drug treatment programmes policy [9721/15]. (05 Mar 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 183. Drug treatment programmes [9638/15]. (05 Mar 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 53 - Misuse of drugs [8039/15]. (25 Feb 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 150 - National drugs strategy implementation [4224/15]. (29 Jan 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 402 - Health Services [2422/15]. (20 Jan 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 401 - Health services [Chemists & Methadone] [2422/15]. (20 Jan 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written Answer 545 - Drug treatment programmes [49567/14]. (14 Jan 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 159- Drugs-related deaths [46699/14]. (04 Dec 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 118 - Drug treatment programmes policy [44425/14][Methadone]. (19 Nov 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 380 & 390 - Substance misuse [43939/14 & 44033/14] [Methadone]. (18 Nov 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written Answers 170 - Drug treatment programmes policy [43579/14]. (13 Nov 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written Answers 419 - Health services [40009/14]. (21 Oct 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 377 - National drugs strategy implementation [38123/14]. (07 Oct 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 427 - Pharmacy services [Methadone] [47750/13]. (12 Nov 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate - Drug treatment programmes [56062/12]. (13 Dec 2012)

[Oireachtas] 209. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Health the number of persons that are on the methadone treatment programme here; the cost of this programme in 2010; if there is a programme in place to assist patients to come off methadone after a certain length of time. [20265/11]. (13 Jul 2011)

[Oireachtas] Deputy Gerry Adams: Management of heroin treatment in Louth. (05 Jul 2011)

[Oireachtas] 325. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of persons on waiting lists for methadone treatment programmes; and if he will provide a breakdown on a county basis. [7989/11]. (31 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] Deputy Michael McCarthy asked the Minister for Health and Children his plans to upgrade and or establish treatment facilities in the drug and alcohol rehabilitation services. [10904/11]. (11 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] 59. Deputy Jack Wall asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of methadone and stabilisation centres in each drug task force area; the number of applicants for treatment at each centre. [39293/10]. (11 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] 197. Deputy Jack Wall asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of general practitioners that have undertaken training under the methadone protocol. (05 Oct 2010)

[Oireachtas] 947. Deputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform the number of prisoners in receipt of methadone treatment in each prison. (29 Sep 2010)

[Oireachtas] 109. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health and Children, if it is her intention to install a methadone dispensing clinic at a location in Dublin 15. [27392/10]. (24 Jun 2010)

[Oireachtas] 120. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Health and Children her views on the need for protocols governing the administering of methadone to persons in Garda custody. [12103/10]. (11 Mar 2010)

[Oireachtas] 122. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of drug addicts here, and the number of persons that are on the methadone treatment programme. [7423/10]. (11 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] 253. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of prisons that are currently operating a methadone maintenance programme. [5456/10]. (03 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] 269. Deputy Seán Power asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the progress made and his plans to reduce the amount of illegal drug consumption in prisons here; [21346/09]. (26 May 2009)

[Oireachtas] 8. Mr. O'Shea asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the proposals he has to have a methadone maintenance programme introduced in Cork Prison; if, in regard to prisoners with addiction who are on a prescribed sedative before being sent to Cork Prison, he will outline the proposals he has to ensure that this treatment continues in prison. [6844/07]. (22 Feb 2007)

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Patricio, Luis and Duran, Domingos (2001) Exploratory study on opiate substitution in Europe. Portugal: ERIT. Federation of European Professionals Working in the Field of Drug Abuse .

Coombs, Robert S (2001) Addiction recovery tools: a practical handbook. Thousand Oaks Ca.: Sage .

Humeniuk, Rachel and Ali, Robert and White, Jason and Hall, Wayne and Farrell, Michael, eds. (2000) Proceedings of expert workshop on the induction and stabilisation of patients onto methadone: findings of an expert workshop. January 28th and 29th 1999 Adelaide, South Australia. Monograph series no. 39 s.l.: s.n. .

Greene Baldino, Rachel (2000) Welcome to methadonia : a social worker's candid account of life in a methadone clinic. Harrisburg: White Hat Communications .

Inciardi, James A and Harrison, Larry, eds. (2000) Harm reduction: national and international perspectives. London: Sage .

Seivewright, Nicholas (2000) Community treatment of drug misuse: more than methadone. London: Cambridge University Press .

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Book Section

Lawless, Marie and Cox, Gemma (2003) Maintaining or enabling? An evaluation of a methadone prescribing service in Dublin City. In: Pieces of the jigsaw: six reports addressing homelessness and drug use in Ireland. Dublin: Merchants Quay Ireland , 79 - 140.

Research Project

(start date June 2013) Van Hout, Marie Claire (2013) Longitudinal monitoring and process evaluation of methadone maintenance clients experiences of community and residential detox in Dublin over a period of 24 months.

Conference or Workshop Item

Akhter, P and Lee, J and Coulter Smith, S and Brennan, M and Clarke, T and Geary, Michael (2005) Relationship between maternal methadone dosage and neonatal abstinence syndrome. In: Junior Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Society Meeting, 26 November 2004, Burlington Hotel, Dublin.

Keenan, Eamon (2002) Methadone maintenance treatment in an Irish context. In: Debating Public Policies on Drugs and Alcohol, 26 September 2002, Addiction Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin.

Ward, Jeff (2002) Justifying drug substitution therapies: the case of methadone maintenance treatment. In: Debating Public Policies on Drugs and Alcohol, 22 September 2002, Addiction Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin.

Rowen, Stephen (2002) Maintaining abstinence as a treatment of first resort. In: Debating Public Policies on Drugs and Alcohol, 26 September 2002, Addiction Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin.

McLoughlin, Pat (1997) Eastern Health Board 1997 Service Plan. In: Drugs in Dublin: Working Together We Can Make a Difference, 5th February 1997, Dublin Castle.

Thesis

Kenny, Kevin (2007) A grounded theory model of the counselling referral process in primary care methadone treatment in Ireland. MSc thesis, Dublin City University.

O'Sullivan, Patrick (2004) A study of the prevalence of blood-borne viral diseases in injecting drug users receiving methadone maintenance in the National Drug Treatment Centre at Trinity Court in Dublin. Other thesis, The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.

Maguire, Bernadette (2004) Methadone maintenance as a tool of social control: an exploration. Masters thesis, University College Dublin.

Kavanagh, Paul (2003) The completeness and accuracy of the National Drug Treatment Reporting System for methadone - based treatment contacts in the Greater Dublin Area. MSc thesis, Trinity College Dublin. Department of Community Health and General Practice.

Zayed, Nihal (2003) A survey of poly-drug (multiple-drug) use among patients receiving methadone for the treatment of their opioid addiction in the northern area health board. Masters thesis, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

O'Connor, Sile (2002) Pharmaceutical services for patients in methadone treatment in Ireland and the introduction of the Methadone Protocol Scheme. PhD thesis, Trinity College Dublin.

Smith, Michael Robert (2001) 'How are you fixed?': processes and effects on entry to a methadone programme. Other thesis, University College Dublin.

Madani, Anjum (2000) Accepting methadone: the evolution of an institutional decision. MSc thesis, Trinity College Dublin.

O'Sullivan, Cathal (2000) Methadone and the Irish GP: an analysis of the evolution of the present policy on methadone prescribing in general practice in Ireland. MSc thesis, Trinity College Dublin.

O'Brien, Liam (2000) A case-study of heroin users in methadone treatment in their own community. MSc thesis, Trinity College Dublin.

Harper, Stephen (1999) The role of counselling in methadone maintenance treatment in Ireland. MSc thesis, Trinity College Dublin.

Video

Research Outcome Study in Ireland. (2009) The ROSIE study: a story of drug treatment outcomes in Ireland. NACD.

Audio

Kilroy, Della (2014) Della Kilroy’s investigative series on methadone, supported by the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund . RTE Drivetime.

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