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Oberstown Children Detention Campus. (2018) Key characteristics of young people in detention: a snapshot (Q1, 2018). Dublin: Oberstown Children Detention Campus.

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The data presented here provides an overview of the characteristics of young people in detention during the first quarter of 2018.

3.3 Substance misuse
72% of young people were considered to have substance misuse problems.
Of the young people on campus, 66 young people had substance misuse problems. (72%)
Of the 66 young people who had drug and/or alcohol problems:
• 38 were identified as having a mental health problem.
• 23 were in care.
• 34 exhibited challenging behaviour.
• 17 had self-harm concerns.


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Crime prevention, Screening / Assessment
Date
June 2018
Pages
15 p.
Publisher
Oberstown Children Detention Campus
Corporate Creators
Oberstown Children Detention Campus
Place of Publication
Dublin
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