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Drugs Policy and Social Inclusion Unit. (2020) Reducing harm, supporting recovery progress report 2019. Dublin: Department of Health.

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The vision of the strategy is for

A healthier and safer Ireland, where public health and safety is protected and the harms caused to individuals, families and communities by substance misuse are reduced and every person affected by substance use is empowered to improve their health and wellbeing and quality of life.


To realise this vision, the strategy identifies five strategic goals and 50 actions, to be delivered over the period 2017-2020.

The implementation of these actions is monitored though the national oversight structures, supported by the coordinated system of monitoring, research and evaluation set out in the strategy. This progress report has been prepared by the lead agencies and reports on the implementation of the actions to the end of 2019. This report also reports on the status of the actions, across 5 settings.

Item Type
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances, CNS depressants / Sedatives, CNS stimulants, Opioid
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive, Drug therapy, Treatment method, Prevention, Harm reduction, Policy
October 2020
33 p.
Department of Health
Corporate Creators
Drugs Policy and Social Inclusion Unit
Place of Publication
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