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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.


Date
2003
Call No
AA 2, VH 4.2
Pages
74 p.
Publisher
Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health
Place of Publication
Dublin
ISBN
0-86387-040-6
Edition
4th edition
Keywords
AOD abuse, dissemination of AOD information, Ireland, resource guide
Notes
Contains bilbiographic details.
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Accession Number
HRB 2537 (Available), HRB 2539 (Available)

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