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Some key documents


(2024) Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2023: year 8. Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force


(2022) Problematic opioid use in Ireland, 2015–2019. Health Research Board. 


(2022) Alcohol and other drug use among children and young people in Ireland: prevalence, risk and protective factors, consequences, responses, and policies. Health Research Board


(2021) The 2019–20 Irish National Drug and Alcohol Survey: main findings. Health Research Board


(2021) Alcohol consumption, alcohol-related harm and alcohol policy in Ireland. Health Research Board


(2020) ESPAD 2019: European Schools Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs in Ireland. Department of Health


(2020) The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study 2018. World Health Organization


(2019) Crack cocaine use in Ballymun: an evidence base for interventions. Ballymun Youth Action Project


For research on drug use in Ireland, see our prevalence data page


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