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Cully, Grace and Leahy, Dorothy and Shiely, Frances and Arensman, Ella (2020) Patients' experiences of engagement with healthcare services following a high-risk self-harm presentation to a hospital emergency department: a mixed methods study. Archives of Suicide Research , pp. 1-21.

Alam, Ryan M and Keating, John J (2020) Adding more "spice" to the pot: a review of the chemistry and pharmacology of newly emerging heterocyclic synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists. Drug Testing and Analysis , 12 , (3) , pp. 297-315.

O'Dwyer, Claire and Mongan, Deirdre (2020) Alcohol and drug use among young people and adolescents in Ireland – results from My World and Growing Up in Ireland surveys. Drugnet Ireland , pp. 12-14.

Darcy, Clay (2020) A psychoactive paradox of masculinities: cohesive and competitive relations between drug taking Irish men. Gender, Place & Culture , 27 , (5) , pp. 175-195.

Montgomery, Shannon C and Donnelly, Michael and Bhatnagar, Prachi and Carlin, Angela and Kee, Frank and Hunter, Ruth F (2020) Peer social network processes and adolescent health behaviors: A systematic review. Preventive Medicine , 130 , p. 105900.

Weston, Janet and Berridge, Virginia (2020) AIDS inside and out: HIV/AIDS and penal policy in Ireland and England & Wales in the 1980s and 1990s. Social History of Medicine , 33 , (1) , pp. 247-267.

Clark, Helen and Coll-Seck, Awa Marie and Banerjee, Anshu and Peterson, Stefan and Dalglish, Sarah L and Ameratunga, Shanthi and Balabanova, Dina and Kishan Bhan, Maharaj and Bhutta, Zulfiqar A and Borrazzo, John and Claeson, Mariam and Doherty, Tanya and El-Jardali, Fadi and George, Asha S and Gichaga, Angela and Gram, Lu and Hipgrave, David B and Kwamie, Aku and Meng, Qingyue and al., et (2020) A future for the world’s children? A WHO–UNICEF–Lancet Commission. The Lancet , 395 , (10224) , pp. 605-658.

Vaughan, Elena and Power, Martin and Sixsmith, Jane (2020) Experiences of stigma in healthcare settings by people living with HIV in Ireland: a qualitative study. AIDS Care , 32 , (9) , pp. 1162-1167.

Manning, Victoria and Garfield, Joshua BB and Lam, Tina and Allsop, Steve and Berends, Lynda and Best, David and Buykx, Penny and Room, Robin and Lubman, Dan L (2019) Improved quality of life following addiction treatment is associated with reductions in substance use. Journal of Clinical Medicine , 8 , (9) .

Daly, Antoinette and Craig, Sarah and O'Sullivan, Eoin (2019) A profile of psychiatric in-patient admissions with no fixed abode (NFA) 2007-2016. Irish Medical Journal , 112 , (1) .

McDonnell, Emma (2019) Codeine usage in Ireland- a timely discussion on an imminent epidemic. Irish Medical Journal , 112 , (3) .

Lambert, John S and Murtagh, Ross and Menezes, Dee and O'Carroll, Austin and Murphy, Carol and Cullen, Walter and McHugh, Tina and Avramovic, Gordana and Tinago, Willard and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2019) 'HepCheck Dublin': an intensified hepatitis C screening programme in a homeless population demonstrates the need for alternative models of care. BMC Infectious Diseases , 19 , (1) , p. 128.

Manning, Rachel M and Greenwood, Ronni Michelle (2019) Recovery in homelessness: the influence of choice and mastery on physical health, psychiatric symptoms, alcohol and drug use, and community integration. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal , 42 , (2) , pp. 147-157.

Knight, Rod and Karamouzian, Mohammad and Carson, Anna and Edward, Joshua and Carrieri, Patrizia and Shoveller, Jean and Fairbairn, Nadia and Wood, Evan and Fast, Danya (2019) Interventions to address substance use and sexual risk among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men who use methamphetamine: A systematic review. Drug and Alcohol Dependence , 194 , pp. 410-429.

Murray, Denis (2019) Working with families who are experiencing homelessness, poverty, marginalisation and the seductiveness of substance use. Feedback - Journal of the Family Therapy Association of Ireland , (Winter 2019) , pp. 60-70.

Young, Honor and Burke, Lorraine and Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse (2018) Sexual intercourse, age of initiation and contraception among adolescents in Ireland: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study. BMC Public Health , 18 , (1) , p. 362.

Murphy, Kevin D and Lambert, Sharon and McCarthy, Suzanne and Sahm, Laura J and Byrne, Stephen (2018) "You don't feel": The experience of youth benzodiazepine misuse in Ireland. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs , 50 , (2) , pp. 121-128.

Dolphin, Louise and Fitzgerald, Amanda and Dooley, Barbara (2018) Risky sex behaviours among college students: The psychosocial profile. Early Intervention in Psychiatry , 12 , (6) , pp. 1203-1212.

Darcy, Clay (2018) Making the invisible visible: masculinities and men’s illicit recreational drug use. Irish Journal of Sociology , 26 , (1) , pp. 5-24.

Daly, Caroline and Griffin, Eve and Ashcroft, Darren M and Webb, Roger T and Perry, Ivan J and Arensman, Ella (2018) Frequently used drug types and alcohol involvement in intentional drug overdoses in Ireland: a national registry study. European Journal of Public Health , 28 , (4) , pp. 681-686.

Gambadauro, Pietro and Carli, Vladimir and Hadlaczky, Gergö and Sarchiapone, Marco and Apter, Alan and Balazs, Judit and Banzer, Raphaela and Bobes, Julio and Brunner, Romuald and Cosman, Doina and Farkas, Luca and Haring, Christian and Hoven, Christina W and Kaess, Michael and Kahn, Jean Pierre and McMahon, Elaine and Postuvan, Vita and Sisask, Merike and Värnik, Airi and Zadravec Sedivy, Nusa and Wasserman, Danuta (2018) Correlates of sexual initiation among European adolescents. PLoS ONE , 13 , (2) , e0191451.

Kraus, Ludwig and Seitz, Nicki-Nils and Piontek, Daniela and Molinaro, Sabrina and Siciliano, Valeria and Guttormsson, Ulf and Arpa, Sharon and Monshouwer, Karin and Leifman, Håkan and Vicente, Julian and Griffiths, Paul and Clancy, Luke and Feijão, Fernanda and Florescu, Silvia and Lambrecht, Patrick and Nociar, Alojz and Raitasalo, Kirsimarja and Spilka, Stanislas and Vyshinskiy, Konstantin and Hibell, Björn (2018) "Are the times a-changin'"? Trends in adolescent substance use in Europe. Addiction , 113 , (7) , pp. 1317-1332.

GBD 2016 Alcohol and Drug Use Collaborators. (2018) The global burden of disease attributable to alcohol and drug use in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. Psychiatry , 5 , (12) , pp. 987-1012.

Darcy, Clay (2018) You’re with your ten closest mates… and everyone’s kind of in the same boat’: Friendship, masculinities and men’s recreational use of illicit drugs. AMITY: The Journal of Friendship Studies , 5 , (1) , pp. 43-57.

McKay, Michael T and Cole, Jon C (2017) The influence of city, intermediate, and rural living on substance use in Northern Ireland: a cross-sectional study in adolescents. Journal of Rural Mental Health , 41 , (2) , pp. 83-96.

Brunstein Klomek, Anat and Snir, Avigal and Apter, Alan and Carli, Vladimir and Wasserman, Camilla and Hadlaczky, Gergö and Hoven, Christina W and Sarchiapone, Marco and Balazs, Judit and Bobes, Julio and Brunner, Romuald and Corcoran, Paul and Cosman, Doina and Haring, Christian and Kahn, Jean-Pierre and Kaess, Michael and Postuvan, Vita and Sisask, Merike and Tubiana, Alexandra and Varnik, Airi and Žiberna, Janina and Wasserman, Danuta (2016) Association between victimization by bullying and direct self injurious behavior among adolescence in Europe: a ten-country study. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry , 25 , (11) , pp. 1183-1193.

O'Connor, Kate L and Dolphin, Louise and Fitzgerald, Amanda and Dooley, Barbara (2016) Modeling problem behaviors in a nationally representative sample of adolescents. Journal of Adolescence , 50 , pp. 6-15.

Codd, Mary and Mehegan, J and Kelleher, Cecily and Drummond, Anne (2016) Use of hierarchical cluster analysis to classify prisons in Ireland into mutually exclusive drug-use risk categories. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 23 , (2) , pp. 93-98.

Dines, Alison M and Wood, David M and Galicia, Miguel and Yates, Christopher M and Heyerdahl, Fridtjof and Hovda, Knut Erik and Giraudon, Isabelle and Sedefov, Roumen and Dargan, Paul I (2015) Presentations to the emergency department following cannabis use--a multi-centre case series from ten European countries. Journal of Medical Toxicology , 11 , (4) , pp. 415-421.

Jurk, Sarah and Kuitunen-Paul, Sören and Kroemer, Nils B and Artiges, Eric and Banaschewski, Tobias and Bokde, Arun L W and Büchel, Christian and Conrod, Patricia and Fauth-Bühler, Mira and Flor, Herta and Frouin, Vincent and Gallinat, Jürgen and Garavan, Hugh and Heinz, Andreas and Mann, Karl F and Nees, Frauke and Paus, Tomáš and Pausova, Zdenka and Poustka, Luise and Rietschel, Marcella and Schumann, Gunter and Struve, Maren and Smolka, Michael N (2015) Personality and substance use: psychometric evaluation and validation of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS) in English, Irish, French, and German adolescents. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research , 39 , (11) , pp. 2234-2248.

Schaffalitzky, Elisabeth and Leahy, Dorothy and Armstrong, Claire and Gavin, Blanaid and Latham, Linda and McNicholas, Fiona and Meagher, David and O'Connor, Ray and O'Toole, Thomas and Smyth, Bobby P and Cullen, Walter (2015) 'Nobody really gets it': a qualitative exploration of youth mental health in deprived urban areas. Early Intervention in Psychiatry , 9 , (5) , pp. 406-411.

Schaffalitzky, Elisabeth and Leahy, D and Cullen, Walter and Gavin, B and Latham, Linda and O'Connor, R and Smyth, Bobby P and O'Dea, Ellen and Ryan, S (2015) Youth mental health in deprived urban areas: a Delphi study on the role of the GP in early intervention. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 184 , (4) , pp. 831-843.

O'Regan, A and Schaffalitzky, Elisabeth and Cullen, W (2015) Educational interventions: equipping general practice for youth mental health and substance abuse. A discussion paper. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 184 , (3) , pp. 577-582.

Smyth, Bobby P (2015) Treatment outcome for adolescents abusing alcohol and cannabis: how many 'reliably improve'? Irish Medical Journal , 108 , (5) , pp. 137-139.

McAloney, Kareena (2015) Clustering of sex and substance use behaviors in adolescence. Substance Use & Misuse , 50 , (11) , pp. 1406-1411.

Murphy, JFA (2015) Assaults on medical, nursing and paramedical staff. Irish Medical Journal , 108 , (9) .

McNamara, Catherine and Mannix McNamara, Patricia (2014) Placing the promotion of health and well being on the Irish prison agenda - The complexity of health promotion in Irish prisons. Irish Journal of Applied Social Studies , 14 , (1) .

Arensman, Ella and Larkin, Celine and Corcoran, Paul and Reulbach, Udo and Perry, Ivan J (2014) Factors associated with self-cutting as a method of self-harm: findings from the Irish National Registry of Deliberate Self-Harm. European Journal of Public Health , 24 , (2) , pp. 292-297.

Shiely, Frances and Hayes, Kevin and Horgan, Mary (2014) Comparison of risk factors for prevalent sexually transmitted infections based on attendees at two genitourinary medicine clinics in Ireland. International Journal of STD & AIDS , 25 , (1) , pp. 29-39.

Nees, F and Fitzgerald, M (2014) Two cases of methaemoglobinaemia secondary to amyl nitrate use. Irish Medical Journal , 107 , (2) .

Murphy, Deirdre J and Dunney, Clare and Mullally, Aoife and Adnan, Nita and Fahey, Tom and Barry, Joe (2014) A prospective cohort study of alcohol exposure in early and late pregnancy within an urban population in Ireland. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , 11 , (2) , pp. 2049-2063.

Henderson, Carla and Klimas, Jan and Dunne, Colum and Leddin, Des and Meagher, David and O'Toole, Thomas and Cullen, Walter (2014) Key performance indicators for mental health and substance use disorders: a literature review and discussion paper. Mental Health and Substance Use , 7 , (4) , pp. 407-419.

Wota, AP and Byrne, C and Murray, I and Ofuafor, T and Nisar, Z and Neuner, F and Hallahan, BP (2014) An examination of childhood trauma in individuals attending an adult mental health service. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 31 , pp. 259-270.

Singh, Ilina and Bard, Imre and Jackson, Jonathan (2014) Robust resilience and substantial interest: A survey of pharmacological cognitive enhancement among university students in the UK and Ireland. PLoS ONE , 9 , (10) , e105969.

Davoren, Mary and Fitzpatrick, Mary and Caddow, Fintan and Caddow, Martin and O'Neill, Conor and O'Neill, Helen and Kennedy, Harry G (2014) Older men and older women remand prisoners: mental illness, physical illness, offending patterns and needs. International Psychogeriatrics / IPA , 27 , (5) , pp. 747-755.

Cotter, P and Corcoran, Paul and McCarthy, J and O' Suilleabháin, F and Clarke, V and Hoven, C and Wasserman, C and Sarchiapone, M and Wasserman, D and Keeley, H (2014) Victimisation and psychosocial difficulties associated with sexual orientation concerns: A school-based study of adolescents. Irish Medical Journal , 107 , (10) , pp. 310-313.

Mayock, Paula and Sheridan, Sarah (2013) At home in prison? Women and the homelessness– incarceration nexus. Irish Probation Journal , 10 , pp. 118-140.

Ryan, Leighann and Van Hout, Marie Claire and Foley, Michelle (2013) A social norms approach to drug prevention in schools in Ireland-a pre development study. Journal of Alcohol & Drug Education , 57 , (2) , pp. 27-46.

Leahy, D and Schaffalitzky, Elisabeth and Armstrong, Claire and Bury, Gerard and Cussen-Murphy, Paula and Davis, Rachel and Dooley, Barbara and Gavin, Blanaid and Keane, Rory and Keenan, Eamon and Latham, Linda and Meagher, David and McGorry, Pat and McNicholas, Fiona and O'Connor, Ray and O'Dea, Ellen and O'Keane, Veronica and O'Toole, Tom P and Reilly, Edel and Ryan, Patrick and Sanci, Lena and Smyth, Bobby P and Cullen, Walter (2013) Primary care and youth mental health in Ireland: qualitative study in deprived urban areas. BMC Family Practice , 14 , (194) .

ter Bogt, Tom and Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse and Simons-Morton, Bruce G and Ferreira, Mafalda and Hublet, Anne and Godeau, E and Kuntsche, E and Richter, Matthias (2012) Dance is the new metal: adolescent music preferences and substance use across Europe. Substance Use & Misuse , 47 , (2) , pp. 130-142.

Hawthorne, Emma (2011) Women in Northern Ireland involved in prostitution. Irish Probation Journal , 8 , pp. 142-163.

Van Hout, Marie Claire (2010) Traveller drug use and the school setting: friend or foe? Journal of Alcohol & Drug Education , 54 , (2) , pp. 7-16.

Kamali, Moayyad and McTigue, Orfhlaith and Whitty, Peter and Gervin, Maurice and Clarke, Mary and Browne, Stephen and Larkin, Conall and O'Callaghan, Eadbhard (2009) Lifetime history of substance misuse in first-episode psychosis: Prevalence and its influence on psychopathology and onset of psychotic symptoms. Early Intervention in Psychiatry , 3 , (3) , pp. 198-203.

Van Hout, Marie Claire (2009) Irish Travellers and drug use: an exploratory study. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care , 2 , (1) , pp. 42-49.

Nix, CM and Khan, LJ and Little, G and O'Connor, JJ and Keye, G (2006) Oxegen 2004: the impact of a major music festival on the workload of a local hospital. Irish Medical Journal , 99 , (6) , pp. 167-169.

Punch, Michael (2005) Problem drug use and the political economy of urban restructuring: heroin, class and governance in Dublin. Antipode , 37 , (4) , pp. 754-774.

McCrystal, Patrick (2004) Social exclusion – a holistic approach to understanding adolescent drug use. Radical Statistics , (85) , pp. 1-17.

O'Connor, JJ and Kelly, M and Stafford-Johnson, S and Byers, G (1986) Attendance for drug misuse to Dublin accident and emergency departments. Irish Medical Journal , 79 , (11) , pp. 328-329.

Shelley, Emer and O'Rourke, F and O'Rourke, A and Wilson-Davis, K (1982) Drugs - a study in Dublin post-primary schools. Irish Medical Journal , 75 , (7) , pp. 254-263.


[RTE Brainstorm] , Windle, James and Drew, Sinead and Leonard, James Why drug dealing and drug use will increase after Covid-19. (02 Sep 2020)

[Irish Times] , Gleeson, Colin Minister seeks report on use of laughing gas following death of a teenager. (08 Jul 2020)

[Medical Independent] , Keating, Shay Hepatitis C care at the National Drug Treatment Centre — almost 30 years on. (30 Apr 2020)

[United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner] Statement by the UN expert on the right to health* on the protection of people who use drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic. (16 Apr 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Night cafe shelter sees record demand. (24 Oct 2019)

[Irish Examiner] HSE: The younger children start to drink, the more likely they will take drugs. (04 Oct 2019)

[RTE News] , Kilraine, John 'Huge rise' in drug use by people in emergency accommodation. (01 Oct 2019)

[] , Mcgrath, Dominic Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches. (27 Aug 2019)

[Irish Times] , Gallagher, Conor Gay and bisexual teens ‘more likely’ to use drink and drugs. (26 Aug 2019)

[Department of Health] Launch of Government proposals for a health-led approach to possession of drugs for personal use. Speech by Minister Catherine Byrne. (02 Aug 2019)

[Department of Health] Speech by Minister Harris launch of health diversion approach for drug use. (02 Aug 2019)

[Irish Times] , Burns, Sarah Drug use should be dealt with by health system – survey. (25 Feb 2019)

[] , Heneghan, Conor Senator Lynn Ruane describes her “years of really chaotic drug use”. (14 Nov 2018)

[Health Research Board] Survey to determine the prevalence of the use of illict drugs, alcohol, prescription drugs and gambling in the general population. (19 Oct 2018)

[Irish Examiner] Tony Geoghegan: We need to take personal drug use out of the criminal justice system. (17 Aug 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , McCarthaigh, Sean Attendances at sexual assault unit up by more than 30%. (18 Jun 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , Walsh, Louise Drug prevention service to close despite reports of 14-year olds using heroin. (27 Mar 2018)

[Irish Times] Editorial: Prisons: a lot done, more to do. (18 Sep 2017)

[] , O'Regan, Eilish More people attending sexual-assault centres as alcohol found to be a factor in many cases - annual report. (18 Jul 2017)

[Department of Health] Speech by Minister Catherine Byrne at the launch of Monaghan drugs and alcohol strategy 2017-2021. (21 Feb 2017)

[] , Devine, Catherine Suicide responsible for more than one in four deaths of young Irish people. (12 May 2016)

[The ECHO Newspaper] , Garvey, Maurice Task force study shows drug use is soaring in ages 15 to 34. (06 May 2016)

[] , Casey, Patricia Mind and meaning: decriminalising drugs. (01 Dec 2015)

[Belfastlive] Northern Ireland hospitals paid out more than £134million on drink and drug injuries and illnesses in just five years. (23 Aug 2015)

[] , Nugent, Ryan More than 10pc of women students sexually assaulted 'when drunk or drugged'. (04 Jun 2015)

[] Second phase of Growing Up study launched. (04 Jun 2015)

[Wexford People] , Hayden, Esther Dramatic increase in heroin use in Wexford town. (24 Mar 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Shanahan, Catherine Bullying features ‘hugely’ in addicts’ childhoods. (08 Dec 2014)

[] , Whooley, Declan Paul Kimmage: 'Rugby needs to address drugs issue. All we are hearing is silence'. (03 Dec 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel 100 remand prisoners a year referred for mental health treatment. (09 Oct 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Halloran, Georgina GP highlights the dangers of ‘pass-out game’ among teens. (17 Sep 2014)

[] , O'Sullivan, Majella Widespread need for detox and rehab services - report. (12 Sep 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Halloran, Georgina Drugs found in 38% of homicide victims. (25 Aug 2014)

[Belfast Telegraph] , Young, David NI:70% of those on probation battling drugs or alcohol. (25 Aug 2014)

British Irish Council. [British Irish Council] Ministerial meeting of the sectoral group on the misuse of substances. (27 Jun 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Feerick, Niall UL student scoops Examiner award. (26 Jun 2014)

[] Prison body wants a dedicated strategy for Travellers leaving prisons. (20 May 2014)

[] , Moloney, Julia Society's double standards on drug use in Ireland. (11 May 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Ted Prison reports highlight overcrowding, violence and drugs issues. (01 May 2014)

[Belfast Telegraph] , Kilpatrick, Chris The Young: 83% of teenagers alarmed over binge drinking - Bingeing culture biggest worry of teens. (08 Apr 2014)

[] Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution. (20 Mar 2014)

World Health Organization. [World Health Organization] Mental health information at your fingertips – WHO launches the MiNDbank. (10 Dec 2013)

[] Column: Ongoing alcohol misuse in Ireland is ruining individuals and families. (10 Nov 2013)

[] Royal College of Surgeons report highlights mental disorder in youth. (10 Oct 2013)

[] Two-thirds of Cork’s homeless have mental conditions – report. (03 Oct 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra Speakers: Change housing policy. (03 Oct 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Interventions for the homeless stabilise. (03 Oct 2013)


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2020) National survey on drug use and health (NSDUH). Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Irish Prison Service. (2020) IPS family information booklet. Longford: Irish Prison Service.

Eogan, Maeve (2020) National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) annual report 2019. Dublin: National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit.

Finglas Addiction Support Team Ltd. (2020) Finglas Addiction Support Team annual report 2019. Dublin: FAST.

Burke, Lorraine and O'Higgins, Siobhan and McIvor, Charlotte and Dawson, Kate and O'Donovan, Roisin and MacNeela, Padraig (2020) The active* consent / union of students in Ireland sexual experiences survey 2020: sexual violence and harassment experiences in a national survey of higher education institutions. Galway: NUI Galway.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2020) European trendspotter series. Impact of COVID-19 on drug services and help-seeking in Europe. Lisbon: EMCDDA.

Citywide Drugs Crisis Campaign. (2020) Citywide Drugs Crisis Campaign impact of COVID19 on people in addiction. Dublin: Citywide Drugs Crisis Campaign.

Health Research Board. Irish National Focal Point to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2020) Ireland: national report for 2019 - prison. Dublin: Health Research Board.

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2020) Better outcomes brighter futures: the national policy framework for children and young people, 2014-2020. Dublin: Stationery Office.

Kolto, Andras and Gavin, A and Molcho, Michal and Kelly, C and Walker, L and Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse (2020) The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study 2018. Dublin: Department of Health and National University of Ireland, Galway.

Casey, Claire and O'Donnell, Kate and Brady, Melissa and Igoe, Derval (2019) EMIS-2017 Ireland: findings from the European men who have sex with men Internet Survey (Ireland). Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

UK Department of Health and Social Care. (2019) Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s. London: HM Government.

Prison Reform Trust. (2019) Prison: the facts. London: Prison Reform Trust.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2019) Drugs in syringes from six European cities: results from the ESCAPE project 2017. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Health Research Board. (2019) National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2011-2017 drug data. Dublin: Health Research Board.

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. (2019) Drug-related harms in homeless populations and how they can be reduced. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

Dooley, Barbara and O'Connor, C and Fitzgerald, A and O'Reilly, A (2019) My world survey 2: national study of youth mental health in Ireland. Dublin: UCD and Jigsaw.

National SART Guidelines Development Group. (2018) National guidelines on referral and forensic clinical examination following rape and sexual assault. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

Eogan, Maeve (2018) National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) annual key service activity report 2017. Dublin: National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit.

O'Donnell, Shane and Richardson, Noel (2018) Middle-aged men and suicide in Ireland. Dublin: Men's Health Forum in Ireland.

The Rotunda Hospital. (2018) Rotunda hospital annual report 2017. Dublin: The Rotunda Hospital.

Eogan, Maeve (2017) National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) annual key service activity report 2016. Dublin: National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit.

Galligan, Karen and Comiskey, Catherine (2017) Estimating the number of children of parents who misuse substances, including alcohol across the communities of the Tallaght Drug and Alcohol Task Force (TDATF) region. Dublin: Tallaght Drug & Alcohol Task Force.

Central Statistics Office. (2017) Statistical Yearbook of Ireland 2017. Cork: Central Statistics Office.

O'Donnell, Kate and Fitzgerald, Margaret and Barrett, Peter and Quinlan, Mick and Igoe, Derval (2016) MISI 2015 - Findings from the men who have sex with men internet survey. Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

Inchley, Jo and Currie, Dorothy and Young, Taryn and Samdal, Oddrun and Torsheim, Torbjørn and Augustson, Lise and Mathison, Frida and Aleman-Diaz, Aixa and Molcho, Michal and Weber, Martin and Barnekow, Vivian, eds. (2016) Health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study: international report from the 2013/2014 survey. Denmark: World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.

O'Gorman, Aileen and Driscoll, Alan and Moore, Kerri and Roantree, Doireann (2016) Outcomes: drug harms, policy harms, poverty and inequality. Dublin: Clondalkin Drug and Alcohol Task Force.

Eogan, Maeve (2016) National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) annual key service activity report 2015. Dublin: National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit.

North Inner City Drug and AlcoholTask Force. (2015) Just saying... the views of young people about drugs and alcohol. Dublin: North Inner City Drug and Alcohol Task Force.

Merchants Quay Ireland. (2015) Merchants Quay Ireland. Annual review 2014. Dublin: Merchants Quay Ireland.

O'Reilly, Fiona and Barror, Suzanne and Hannigan, Ailish and Scriver, Stacey and Ruane, Lynn and McFarlane, Anne and O'Carroll, Austin (2015) Homelessness: an unhealthy state. Health status, risk behaviours and service utilisation among homeless people in two Irish cities. Dublin: The Partnership for Health Equality.

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Grace, B and Richardson, N and Carroll, P (2014) Engaging young men project. A report on the mapping exercise conducted in Ireland during 2014. Dublin: Mens Health Forum in Ireland; Health Service Executive and Healthy Ireland.

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World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. (2014) Prisoners and health. Copenhagen: World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.

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Merchants Quay Ireland. (2014) Merchants Quay Ireland. Annual review 2013. Dublin: Merchants Quay Ireland.

Manning, E and Corcoran, Paul and Meaney, S and Greene, Richard A (2014) Perinatal mortality in Ireland annual report 2012. Cork: National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre.

Eogan, Maeve (2014) National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) annual key service activity report 2013. National Sexual Assault Treatment Unit.

O'Reilly, Owen (2013) How did I get here? Cork: Cork Simon Community.

Cannon, Mary and Coughlan, Helen and Clarke, Mary and Harley, M and Kelleher, Ian (2013) The mental health of young people in Ireland: a report of the Psychiatric Epidemiology Research across the Lifespan (PERL) Group Dublin. Dublin: Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.

Irish Penal Reform Trust. (2013) Women in the Criminal Justice System: towards a non-custodial approach. Dublin: Irish Penal Reform Trust.

Walsh, Kathy (2013) Homelessness, ageing and dying. Dublin: Simon Communities of Ireland.

Department of Education and Skills. (2013) Looking at social, personal and health education. Teaching and learning in post-primary schools. Dublin: Evaluation Support and Research Unit and Department of Education and Skills.

Nixon, Elizabeth and Whyte, Padraic and Buggy, Joe and Greene, Sheila (2010) Sexual responsibility, fatherhood and discourses of masculinity among socially and economically disadvantaged young men in Ireland. Dublin: Crisis Pregnancy Agency.

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O’Connell, Tom and Lavelle, Bernadette and Maher, Eileen (2010) Guide to alcohol and drug misuse in the workplace 2010. Dublin: The Office of the Chief Medical Officer for the Civil Service.

Women's Health Council. (2009) Women & substance misuse in Ireland: overview. Dublin: Women's Health Council.

United Kingdom. Home Office. (2009) Drug misusing offenders: Ensuring the continuity-of-care between prison and community. s.n.

Women's Health Council. (2009) Women & substance misuse: drug misuse and women’s health in Ireland. Dublin: Women's Health Council.

Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. (2008) State of the Nation’s Children Ireland 2008. Dublin: The Stationery Office.

Dun Laoghaire Youth Information Centre and Youth Choices. (2008) I've had enough, I'm outta here. Thinking of leaving school early? Dun Laoghaire / Rathdown Area: Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Local Drugs Task Force.

O'Mahony, Paul (2008) Key issues for drugs policy in Irish prisons Dublin. Dublin: Drug Policy Action Group.

Council of Europe. Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group), World Health Organization. (2001) Prison, drugs and society. A consensus statement on principles, policies and practices. Bern: World Health Organization.

Council of Europe. Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group). (1987) Multi-city study of drug misuse in Amsterdam, Dublin, Hamburg, London, Paris, Rome and Stockholm: final report: synopsis. Strasbourg: Council of Europe.

International research

International Consortium for Health Measurement Outcomes. (2020) ICHOM standard set - addiction. Boston: ICHOM.

Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England. (2020) COVID-19: guidance for commissioners and providers of services for people who use drugs or alcohol. London: UK Government.

Pompidou Group. (2020) Human rights and people who use drugs in the Mediterranean region: current situation in 17 MedNET countries. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. 60 p.

Higher Ground Harm Reduction, Reynolds Health Strategies, Harm Reduction Coalition, Vital Strategies. (2020) US: COVID-19 guidance for people who use drugs and harm reduction programs. New York: Harm Reduction Coalition.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2018) Trendspotter manual: a handbook for the rapid assessment of emerging drug-related trends. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. 60 p.

Medley, Bethany . (2018) Expecting better: improving health and rights for pregnant women who use drugs. New York: Open Society Foundations. 28 p.

World Health Organization. (2014) Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations. Geneva: World Health Organization. 184 p.

World Health Organization. (2014) Guidelines for the identification and management of substance use and substance use disorders in pregnancy. Geneva: World Health Organization. 224 p.

Langford, Rebecca and Bonnell, Christopher P and Jones, Hayley E and Pouliou, Theodora and Murphy, Simon M and Waters, Elizabeth and Komro, Kelli A and Gibbs, Lisa F and Magnus, Daniel and Campbell, Rona . (2014) The WHO Health Promoting School framework for improving the health and well-being of students and their academic achievement. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD008958. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008958.pub2

World Health Organization. [WHO] (2014) Health for the world’s adolescent. Geneva: World Health Organization.

The SRoI Network. (2013) Outcomes map: substance use and addiction. London: The SRoI Network. 27 p.

Department of Health (England) and the devolved administrations. [National Treatment Agency (UK)] (2007) Drug misuse and dependence: UK guidelines on clinical management. London: Department of Health (England), the Scottish Government, Welsh Assembly Government and Northern Ireland Executive. (NHS England Gateway reference: 8828

Stella Project. (2004) Domestic violence, drugs and alcohol: good practice guidelines. [Executive summary]. London: Stella Project. 16 p.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs debate - youth mental health: discussion (resumed). (09 Oct 2019)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 1185 & 1186 - Drug treatment programmes [25196/16] [25197/16]. (16 Sep 2016)

Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality. [Oireachtas] Report of the Committee on a harm reducing and rehabilitative approach to possession of small amounts of illegal drugs. (05 Nov 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Drugs-related deaths. (05 Feb 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 137. - Children in care [2206/15]. (22 Jan 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written Answers 398 - National Drugs Strategy implementation [43138/14]. (11 Nov 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 9- Drugs in prisons [19276/14]. (30 Apr 2014)

[Oireachtas] 87. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the changes he proposes to make to policy and procedure in view of recent reports in respect of the widespread availability of illegal drugs in prisons. [9085/08]. (04 Mar 2008)


Comiskey, Catherine (2019) Addiction debates: hot topics from policy to practice. London: Sage Swifts .

Brinton Perera, Sylvia (2001) Celtic Queen Maeve and addiction: an archetypal perspective. Jung on the Hudson Book Series York Beach, MA: Nicolas-Hays Inc. .

Jung, John (2000) Psychology of alcohol and other drugs: a research perspective. Thousand Oaks Ca.: Sage .

Council of Europe. Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group). (1998) Drug misusing offenders and the criminal justice system: Seminar organised by the Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group), Strasbourg (France), 12-14 October 1998. Drugs and addiction Strasbourg: Council of Europe .

Richardson, Sue and O'Donohue, Noreen, eds. (1984) Pure murder...a book about drug use. Dublin: Women's Community Press .


Citywide. (2004) CityWide Update for 2004. 1 , (1-3) . Dublin: Citywide.

Conference or Workshop Item

Sumnall, Harry (2018) What is the evidence for effectiveness in drug prevention and social reintegration? In: National Drugs Forum 2018, 12 November 2018, Aviva Stadium.

Leahy, Dorothy and Schaffalitzky, Elisabeth and Armstrong, Claire and Bury, Gerard and Cussen-Murphy, Paula and Davis, Rachel and Dooley, Barbara and Gavin, Blanaid and Keane, Rory and Keenan, Eamon and Latham, Linda and Meagher, David and McGorry, Pat and McNicholas, Fiona and O'Connor, Ray and O'Dea, Ellen and O'Keane, Veronica and O'Toole, Thomas P and et al, (2013) Early intervention for youth mental health and substance use disorders: the role of the GP. In: Inaugural University Hospital Limerick (UHL) Research Symposium.


McHugh, Kathriona (2014) ‘A road less spoken’ The experiences of Youthreach participants. PhD thesis, National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

O'Reilly, Laura (2014) Stigma and identity : an exploration of drug use in West Dublin. PhD thesis, Trinity College Dublin.

Garcia, Felicia (2013) Coping and suicide amongst ‘the Lads’: expectations of masculinity in post-traditional Ireland. PhD thesis, National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Rowlands, Louise (2011) Looking through the eyes of a homeless prisoner, exploring homeless offender’s perspectives on their transition from custody to community. Masters thesis, Dublin Institute of Technology.

Kelleher, Caroline (2009) The ‘hidden’ costs of sexual violence: A multi-dimensional approach to the impact and experience of trauma”. PhD thesis, National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Quinlan, Christina (2006) Discourse and identity: a study of women in prison in Ireland. PhD thesis, Dublin City University.


United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2020) DATAUNODC data portal [International].


Royal College of Psychiatrists. (2017) Mental health and growing up factsheet. Drugs and alcohol: information for young people. London: Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. (2015) Drug prevalence in Northern Ireland key facts – 2014/15. Belfast: Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.

HBSC Ireland Team. Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse and Murphy, Christina (2010) Cannabis use among schoolchildren in Ireland. Galway: HBSC Ireland.

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