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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.

Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco), Cannabis, CNS depressants / Sedatives, CNS stimulants, Cocaine, Inhalents and solvents, Opioid, New psychoactive substance, Prescription/Over the counter
Intervention Type
Treatment method, Prevention, Harm reduction, Crime prevention, Rehabilitation/Recovery, Screening / Assessment, Policy
Date
July 2017
Pages
48 p.
Corporate Creators
Liverpool John Moores University. Centre for Public Health
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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