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McCarthy, Mary and Mitchell, Gerry and Newell, Anne-Marie and Orr, Bridget and Walsh, Helen (2000) A report from a local initiative concerning alcohol / drug use among teenagers 1998-1999.

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This study was carried out by a participants in a North Tipperary Community Services drug/alcohol awareness course. Its objectives were to: assess the level of drug and alcohol awareness among second-level students under the age of 18 years; to find out the extent of under-age drinking;to find out the extent of the use of illegal substances as well as stimulants such as glue and solvents in this age group; and to use this information to develop educational programmes for parents and students. Date was obtained through a survey of 1500 secondary school students in the North Tippeary area. The survey found that, although ilict drug use was very low, abuse of alcohol was quite common.


Date:2000
Pages:21 p.
Keywords:adolescent, alcohol abuse, Tipperary, young adult, young AOD user
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Tipperary (North Riding)
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour

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