Youth Workers

Some key documents

(2023) Factsheet: young people, drugs and alcohol: the Irish situation. HRB National Drugs Library


(2023) Cocaine and crack cocaine health-related harms in the South Inner City. A report commissioned by the South Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Force. 


(2022) Families of people who use drugs: health and social responses. EU Drugs Agency


(2020) Strengths and challenges of the YAP Community Based Advocate Model. National University of Ireland Galway


(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) Know the Score: substance use resource materials for senior cycle SPHE HSE



What Works Ireland Evidence Hub - provides information about prevention and early intervention programmes that have been evaluated and shown to improve outcomes for children and young people.


See also our prevention page and family & young people page

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