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Tay, Emma and Lo, Wing Kwan Winky and Murnion, Bridin (2022) Current insights on the impact of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) abuse. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation , 13 , pp. 13-23.

Coyer, Liza and Boyd, Anders and Davidovich, Udi and van Bilsen, Ward P H and Prins, Maria and Matser, Amy (2022) Increase in recreational drug use between 2008 and 2018: results from a prospective cohort study among HIV-negative men who have sex with men. Addiction , 117 , (3) , pp. 656-665.

Röell, Anna Eveline and Ramnarain, Dharmanand and Kamal, Rama (2021) Successful treatment of severe gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid withdrawal syndrome with dantrolene. Cureus , 13 , (7) , e16398.

Dijkstra, B A G and Beurmanjer, H and Goudriaan, A E and Schellekens, A F A and Joosten, E A G (2021) Unity in diversity: a systematic review on the GHB using population. International Journal of Drug Policy , 94 , p. 103230.

Crowley, Des and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2021) The complexities of monitoring and responding to illegal GHB use and overdose - are we sufficiently equipped? Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , 23 , (1) .

Ryall, Graham and Santlal, Kiran (2019) Drugs and afterparties. GCN , 354 , p. 13.

Barrett, Peter and O'Donnell, Kate and Fitzgerald, Michael and Schmidt, AJ and Hickson, F and Quinlan, M and Keogh, P and O'Connor, L and McCartney, D and Igoe, Derval (2019) Drug use among men who have sex with men in Ireland: Prevalence and associated factors from a national online survey. International Journal of Drug Policy , 64 , pp. 5-12.

Glynn, Ronan W and Byrne, Niamh and O'Dea, Siobhan and Shanley, Adam and Codd, Mary and Keenan, Eamon and Ward, Mary and Igoe, Derval and Clarke, Susan (2017) Chemsex, risk behaviours and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men in Dublin, Ireland. International Journal of Drug Policy , 52 , pp. 9-15.

Dines, Alison M and Wood, David M and Yates, Christopher and Heyerdahl, Fridtjof and Hovda, Knut Erik and Giraudon, Isabelle and Sedefov, Roumen and Dargan, Paul I (2015) Acute recreational drug and new psychoactive substance toxicity in Europe: 12 months data collection from the European Drug Emergencies Network (Euro-DEN). Clinical Toxicology , 53 , (9) , pp. 893-900.

Durgahee, S and Allen, Gregory and Williams, H (2014) The ‘G’ men: a profile of GBL/GHB users in an area of high drug-related mortality. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 31 , (4) , pp. 275-280.

Connolly, Johnny (2014) Drug-facilitated sexual assault: an Irish perspective. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 51, Autumn 2014 , p. 18.

Brennan, Rebekah and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2014) Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB): a scoping review of pharmacology, toxicology, motives for use, and user groups. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs , 46 , (3) , pp. 243-251.

Leone, Maurizio A. and Vigna-Taglianti, Federica and Avanzi, GianCarlo and Brambilla, Romeo and Faggiano, Fabrizio (2010) Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) for treatment of alcohol withdrawal and prevention of relapses. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , (2) .


United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2023) UN convention decisions 1961 - 2022. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

Harm Reduction International. (2021) Chemsex and harm reduction for gay men and other men who have sex with men. London: Harm Reduction International.

Shanley, Adam (2021) Sex party first aid guide. Dublin: HIV Ireland.

Toronto's Drug Checking Service. (2021) What's in Toronto's drug supply? Results from samples checked by Toronto's drug checking service January 1 - December 31, 2020. Toronto: Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation.

Quinlan, Mick and McCartney, Daniel (2020) EMIS-2017. Ireland community report - part four: key findings for the 514 respondents not born in the republic of Ireland. Dublin: Gay Health Network.

Quinlan, Mick and McCartney, Daniel (2020) EMIS-2017. Ireland community report - part three: key findings for the 142 HIV diagnosed respondents in Ireland. Dublin: Gay Health Network.

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. (2020) An assessment of the harms of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB), gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), and closely related compounds. London: Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

Trimbos Instituut: Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction. (2020) National drug monitor 2019. English summary. Amsterdam: Trimbos-instituut.

Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice. (2020) Drugs of abuse: a DEA resource guide. Washington DC: Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice.

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. (2008) GBL & 1,4-BD: Assessment of risk to the individual and communities in the UK. London: Home Office.


National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. (2022) The Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS). URL: https://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/project/ecstasy-and-...

Health Service Executive. (2020) Drink spiking and date rape drugs. URL: https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/drink-spiking-date-...

Drugs.ie. (2018) GHB - G information resources. URL: http://drugs.ie/ghb

Ana Liffey Drug Project, Dublin Institute of Technology, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin. (2016) What’s in the powder? URL: http://www.drugs.ie/whatsinthepowder


Gay Health Network, Health Service Executive. (2017) G booklet. Dublin: Gay Health Network.


Shapiro, Harry (2010) The media guide to drugs: key facts and figures for journalists. London: Drugscope .

Conference or Workshop Item

Santlal, Kiran and Gibbons, Zorina and McCarron, Peter and Keenan, Eamon (2017) Gamma Hydroxybutyrate & Gamma Butrolactone (GHB/GBL): a case series of inpatient & outpatient detoxification. In: Club Health Dublin, 24-26 June 2017, Dublin.


[Irish Examiner] , O'Byrne, Ellie A hard look at Irish chemsex scene: 'I've experience of losing friends to this' . (15 Jun 2021)

[Irish Times] , Sweeney, Tanya Drug rape leaves a haze of self-doubt that needs to be cleared up. (18 Jul 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Study shows Dublin hospital has third highest number of drug-related medical emergencies. (19 Feb 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses. (25 Jan 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'. (04 Jan 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , Dunphy, Liz Warning issued about 'date-rape drug' in Cork that makes drinks taste salty. (04 Oct 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%. (23 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Barry, Aoife The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK? (20 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears. (14 Sep 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Burke, Ceimin Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience. (02 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla 'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600. (23 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment. (12 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth and Ryan, Orla Chemsex: How dangerous party drugs are sourced and stored in Ireland. (04 Dec 2018)

[drugs.ie] Sexual health and addiction services launch ‘G’ harm reduction resources. (19 Dec 2016)

[Department of Health] Government declares certain substances to be controlled drugs under the Misuse of Drugs Act. (16 Dec 2014)

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