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Cover story

National Drugs Forum 2018 p.1

 

Policy and legislation

  • LGBTI+ Youth Strategy p.3
  • Quality and Capacity Building Initiative (QCBI) p.4
  • Drug and alcohol abuse targeted in UN’s 2030 Agenda and 17 Sustainable Development Goals p.5 

Prevalence and current situation

  • Drug treatment figures from the NDTRS, 2010—2016 p.7
  • Adult smoking in Ireland: findings from the Healthy Ireland Survey and the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing p.8
  • Decline in adolescent smoking in Ireland and associated factors p.9
  • Youth smoking in Ireland: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children survey p.9
  • Forensic Science Ireland annual report 2017 p.10
  • Irish Prison Service and Probation Service strategic plan 2018–2010 p.12
  • Prevalence of major mental illness, substance misuse and homelessness among Irish prisoners v13
  • Hospital presentations and preceding factors of drug overdose among adolescents p.15 

Responses

  • New report on drug-related bloodborne viruses in Ireland p.16
  • Integrated hepatitis C care for people who inject drugs p.16
  • High uptake of sterile crack pipes in response to surge in cocaine use in Dublin p.17
  • SAFE campaign launched in Clondalkin p.18
  • The help-seeking behaviours of family members affected by substance-use disorders p.19
  • An Garda Siochana Policing Plan 2017 p.20
  • Let’s Get Specific – a prevention forum p.22
  • Prevention interventions targeting at-risk youth: Targeted Youth Funding Scheme p.23
  • Responding to excessive alcohol consumption in third-level (REACT): a study protocol p.24
  • Optimising treatment in opioid dependency in primary care p.26
  • Reducing the harms of cocaine use in Ireland p.27
  • Opioid substitution treatment for heroin-dependent adolescents p.28
  • Tabor Group annual report, 2017 p.28 

Updates

  • Recent publications p.30
Item Type
Newsletter
Publication Type
Irish-related, Open Access
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Treatment method, Prevention, Harm reduction, Screening / Assessment, Policy
Issue Title
Issue 67, Autumn 2018
Date
November 2018
Page Range
32 p.
Publisher
Health Research Board
Corporate Creators
Health Research Board
Place of Publication
Dublin
Volume
Issue 67, Autumn 2018
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