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Corrigan, Desmond (2003) Facts about drug misuse in Ireland. Dublin: Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health.

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This booklet provides background information on the legal, medical, social and historical aspects of drugs used for non-medical purposes in Ireland. Originally published in 1985, it contains chapters on alcohol, solvents, cannabis, tobacco, caffeine, amphetamines, cocaine, LSD, magic mushrooms, sedatives, heroin and other opiates and this edition also includes information on MDMA (ecstasy) and a new entry on methadone. It aims to provide technical information in a jargon-free manner as a document for teachers, healthcare and welfare professional, community and other voluntary groups who need information on the effects of drugs on the human body.

Call No:AA 2, VH 4.2
Pages:74 p.
Publisher:Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health
Place of Publication:Dublin
Edition:4th edition
Keywords:AOD abuse, dissemination of AOD information, Ireland, resource guide
Notes:Contains bilbiographic details.
Accession Number:HRB 2537 (Available), HRB 2539 (Available)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MM-MO Crime and law > Substance use laws > Drug laws
B Substances > Drugs and alcohol in general
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour

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