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National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol, Northern Ireland. Department of Health. (2018) Prevalence of drug use and gambling in Ireland & drug use in Northern Ireland. 2014/15 drug prevalence survey: polydrug and new psychoactive substances results. Bulletin 4. Dublin: Department of Health.

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This bulletin presents findings regarding polydrug use and use of new psychoactive substances in Ireland from the fourth drug prevalence survey of households in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Within Ireland the survey sampled a representative number of people aged 15+ from August 2014 to August 2015. Part 1 of the bulletin presents prevalence rates and other relevant information regarding current polydrug use; that is, the use of more than one substance within the last month.

 

Part 2 of this bulletin presents results regarding use of new psychoactive substances on lifetime (ever used), last year prevalence (recent use) and last month (current use) prevalence rates for Ireland. The survey was carried out according to standards set by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA).

Date:September 2018
Pages:26 p.
Publisher:Department of Health
Corporate Creators:National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol, Northern Ireland. Department of Health
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:B Substances > Alcohol
B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)
B Substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants)
B Substances > CNS stimulants > MDMA > Ecstasy
B Substances > Cocaine
B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Multiple substance use (Polydrug)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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