Home > Items where Subject is "MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural aspects of substance use > Societal attitude toward substance use / public opinion"

up arrow imageUp a level
Export as
Group by: Item Type | No Grouping
Number of items at this level: 268.


Hobin, Erin and Thielman, Justin and Forbes, Samantha M and Poon, Theresa and Bélanger-Gravel, Ariane and Demers-Potvin, Élisabeth and Haynes, Ashleigh and Li, Ye and Niquette, Manon and Paradis, Catherine and Provencher, Véronique and Smith, Brendan T and Wells, Samantha and Atkinson, Amanda and Vanderlee, Lana (2024) Can a health warning label diminish the persuasive effects of health-oriented nutrition advertising on ready-to-drink alcohol product packaging? A randomized experiment. Addiction , Early online .

Doyle, Anne (2024) Alcohol findings from Healthy Ireland Survey 2023. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 87, Winter 2024 , pp. 1-6.

Galvin, Brian (2024) Deliberative democracy and citizens’ assemblies. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 87, Winter 2024, Supplement , pp. 12-15.

Dillon, Lucy (2024) Final report of the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 87, Winter 2024, Supplement , pp. 2-12.

Neufeld, Maria and Kokole, Daša and Correia, Daniela and Ferreira-Borges, Carina and Olsen, Aleksandra and Tran, Alexander and Rehm, Jürgen (2024) How much do Europeans know about the link between alcohol use and cancer? Results from an online survey in 14 countries. BMC Research Notes , 17 .

Klingemann, Harald and Lesch, Matthew (2024) The confluence of legacy, corporate social responsibility, and public health: the case of Migros and alcohol-free retailing in Switzerland. International Journal of Drug Policy , 125 .

Caruana, Theresa and Brener, Loren and Calabrese, Sarah K and Cama, Elena and Treloar, Carla and Broady, Timothy (2024) Differences in stigma reduction related to injection drug use between people expressing conservative, moderate and progressive values following an online intervention. Drug and Alcohol Review , Early online .

Jackson, Sarah E and Tattan-Birch, Harry and East, Katherine and Cox, Sharon and Shahab, Lion and Brown, Jamie (2024) Trends in harm perceptions of e-cigarettes vs cigarettes among adults who smoke in England, 2014-2023. JAMA Network Open , 7 , (2) .

Bartram, Ashlea and Harrison, Nathan J and Norris, Christina A and Kim, Susan and Pettigrew, Simone and Room, Robin and Miller, Caroline and Olver, Ian and Jenkinson, Rebecca and Bowshall, Marina and Bowden, Jacqueline A (2023) Which parents provide zero-alcohol beverages to adolescents? A survey of Australian parents' practices and intentions. Preventive Medicine , 179 .

Health Research Board. (2023) Evidence to inform deliberative democracy: HRB at the Citizens’ Assembly on Drug Use. HRB Blog .

Naughton, Minister Hildegarde (2023) Hearing the voice of people with living and lived experience of drugs. UISCE Magazine , 2 , (Winter 2023) , pp. 4-5.

Dillon, Lucy (2023) Young people’s consultation for the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 86, Summer 2023 , pp. 13-15.

Mongan, Deirdre (2023) Trends in Irish public attitudes to permitting cannabis for recreational use since 2002. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 86, Summer 2023 , pp. 24-25.

Chambers, Julia and Keyhani, Salomeh and Ling, Pamela M and Hoggatt, Katherine J and Hasin, Deborah and Nguyen, Nhung and Woods, Anne and Ryder, Annie and Cohen, Beth E (2023) Perceptions of safety of daily cannabis vs tobacco smoking and secondhand smoke exposure, 2017-2021. JAMA Network Open , 6 , (8) .

Hulsey, Jessica and Zawislak, Kayla and Sawyer-Morris, Ginnie and Earnshaw, Valerie (2023) Stigmatizing imagery for substance use disorders: a qualitative exploration. Health & Justice , 11 .

Dillon, Lucy (2023) Establishment of the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 85, Spring 2023 , pp. 1-6.

Millar, Sean (2023) Support for evidence-based alcohol policy in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 85, Spring 2023 , p. 9.

Doyle, Anne (2023) Factors associated with public awareness of the relationship between alcohol use and breast cancer risk. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 85, Spring 2023 , pp. 12-14.

Galvin, Brian (2023) In brief (Spring 2023). Drugnet Ireland , Issue 85, Spring 2023 , p. 3.

Cosgrave, Ellen Juliet and Blake, Martina and Murphy, Edward and Sheridan, Aishling and Doyle, Frank and Kavanagh, Paul (2023) Is the public ready for a tobacco-free Ireland? A national survey of public knowledge and attitudes to tobacco endgame in Ireland. Tobacco Control , Early online .

Doyle, Anne (2023) Public awareness of the relationship between alcohol use and breast cancer risk. IAS Blog .

Calnan, Susan and Millar, Sean and Mongan, Deirdre (2023) Support for evidence-based alcohol policy in Ireland: results from a representative household survey. European Journal of Public Health , 33 , (2) , pp. 323-330.

Doyle, Anne and O'Dwyer, Claire and Mongan, Deirdre and Millar, Sean and Galvin, Brian (2023) Factors associated with public awareness of the relationship between alcohol use and breast cancer risk. BMC Public Health , 23 .

O'Mahony, Shane (2023) 'The area I'm from is very rough': drug users' views on the role of social and economic factors in their experiences of drug-related harm. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse , Early online , pp. 1-29.

Arshad, Humairah and Jackson, Sarah E and Kock, Loren and Ide-Walters, Charlotte and Tattan-Birch, Harry (2023) What drives public perceptions of e-cigarettes? A mixed-methods study exploring reasons behind adults' perceptions of e-cigarettes in Northern England. Drug and Alcohol Dependence , 245 .

Wanchoo, Karan and Abrams, Matthew and Merchant, Raina M and Ungar, Lyle and Guntuku, Sharath Chandra (2023) Reddit language indicates changes associated with diet, physical activity, substance use, and smoking during COVID-19. PLoS ONE , 18 , (2) .

Jackson, Sarah E and Guo, Xiaotang and Holmes, John and Brown, Jamie (2023) Trends in public awareness and knowledge of drinking guidelines: a representative population survey in England, 2016-2022. Alcohol and Alcoholism , 58 , (4) , pp. 415-425.

Mongan, Deirdre and Millar, Sean R and O'Dwyer, Claire and Galvin, Brian and Smyth, Bobby P (2023) Trends in public attitudes to permitting cannabis for recreational use: analysis of Irish survey data since 2002. European Journal of Public Health , 33 , (4) , pp. 627-632.

Cosgrave, Ellen and Sheridan, Aishling and Murphy, Edward and Blake, Martina and Siersbaek, Rikke and Parker, Sarah and Burke, Sara and Doyle, Frank and Kavanagh, Paul (2023) Public attitudes to implementing financial incentives in stopsmoking services in Ireland. Tobacco Prevention & Cessation , 9 , 09.

Dertadian, George Christopher and Rance, Jake (2023) Lives worth grieving: differential coverage of overdose deaths in Australian news media (2015–2020). Contemporary Drug Problems , 50 , (3) , pp. 361-380.

Scher, Benjamin D and Neufeld, Scott D and Butler, Amanda and Bonn, Matthew and Zakimi, Naomi and Farrell, Jack and Greer, Alissa (2023) "Criminalization causes the stigma”: perspectives from people who use drugs. Contemporary Drug Problems , 50 , (3) , pp. 402-425.

Caluzzi, Gabriel and Torney, Alexandra and Callinan, Sarah (2023) Who supports drug-checking services in Australia? An analysis of 2019 National Drug Strategy Household Survey data. Drug and Alcohol Review , 42 , (6) .

Montgomery, Catharine and Atkinson, Amanda and Jones, Andrew and Sumnall, Harry (2023) Little evidence for the role of disgust sensitivity in implicit disgust to images of white people engaged in Injecting Drug Use (IDU). Substance Use & Misuse , 58 , (13) , pp. 1722-1733.

Doyle, Anne (2022) Alcohol consumption and attitudes to evidence-based alcohol policy in Donegal. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 83, Winter 2022 , pp. 21-22.

Rutherford, Brienna N and Lim, Carmen C W and Johnson, Benjamin and Cheng, Brandon and Chung, Jack and Huang, Sandy and Sun, Tianze and Leung, Janni and Stjepanović, Daniel and Chan, Gary C K (2022) #TurntTrending: a systematic review of substance use portrayals on social media platforms. Addiction , 118 , (2) , pp. 206-217.

Najafizada, Maisam and Rahman, Arifur and Donnan, Jennifer and Dong, Zhihao and Bishop, Lisa (2022) Analyzing sentiments and themes on cannabis in Canada using 2018 to 2020 Twitter data. Journal of Cannabis Research , 4 .

Doyle, Anne (2022) Awareness of alcohol marketing one year after initial implementation of Ireland’s Public Health (Alcohol) Act and during the Covid-19 pandemic. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 80, Winter 2022 , 21 p..

Dillon, Lucy (2022) Quality standards and civil society. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 80, Winter 2022 , pp. 29-31.

Dyregrov, Kari and Bruland Selseng, Lillian (2022) “Nothing to mourn, He was just a drug addict” - stigma towards people bereaved by drug-related death. Addiction Research & Theory , 30 , (1) , pp. 5-15.

David, Genevieve and Cooper, Richard and Dixon, Simon and Holmes, John (2022) Exploring the implementation of public involvement in local alcohol availability policy: the case of alcohol licensing decision-making in England. Addiction , 117 , (4) , pp. 1163-1172.

Cheetham, Ali and Picco, Louisa and Barnett, Anthony and Lubman, Dan I and Nielsen, Suzanne (2022) The impact of stigma on people with opioid use disorder, opioid treatment, and policy. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation , 13 , pp. 1-12.

Foley, Michelle and Reidy, Mary and Wells, John S G (2022) Recovery capital: stakeholder’s experiences and expectations for enabling sustainable recovery from substance use in the South East Region of Ireland. Journal of Substance Use , 27 , (3) , pp. 283-288.

Chiu, Vivian and Hall, Wayne and Chan, Gary and Hides, Leanne and Leung, Janni (2022) A systematic review of trends in US attitudes toward cannabis legalization. Substance Use & Misuse , 57 , (7) , pp. 1052-1061.

Pescosolido, Bernice A and Halpern-Manners, Andrew and Luo, Liying and Perry, Brea (2021) Trends in public stigma of mental illness in the US, 1996-2018. JAMA Network Open , 4 , (12) , e2140202.

Sumnall, Harry and Atkinson, Amanda and Gage, Suzanne H and Hamilton, Ian and Montgomery, Catharine (2021) Less than human: dehumanisation of people who use heroin. Health Education , 121 , (6) , pp. 649-669.

Ross, Amy and Alstine, J Van and Cotton, M and Middlemiss, L (2021) Deliberative democracy and environmental justice: evaluating the role of citizens’ juries in urban climate governance. The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability , 26 , (12) , pp. 1512-1531.

Dupree, Timothy and Wood, Caroline I and Brace, Andrea M (2021) Understanding the stigma and feasibility of opening a safe injection facility in Baltimore City: a qualitative case study. The Qualitative Report , 26 , (6) , pp. 1911-1931.

Rice, Orlaith (2021) How punitive are the public? Attitudes towards crime and punishment in Ireland. The Dublin University Journal of Criminology , 1 , pp. 53-76.

Weinberg, Dominic and Stevens, Gonneke W J M and Currie, Candace and Delaruelle, Katrijn and Dierckens, Maxim and Lenzi, Michela and Main, Gill and Finkenauer, Catrin (2021) Country-level meritocratic beliefs moderate the social gradient in adolescent mental health: a multilevel study in 30 European countries. The Journal of Adolescent Health , 68 , (3) , pp. 548-557.

Deligianni, Elena and Daniel, Omari J and Corkery, John M and Schifano, Fabrizio and Lione, Lisa A (2020) Impact of the UK Psychoactive Substances Act on awareness, use, experiences and knowledge of potential associated health risks of Novel Psychoactive Substances. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology , 86 , (3) .

Sumnall, H R and Atkinson, A M and Trayner, K M A and Gage, S H and McAuley, A (2020) Effects of messaging on public support for drug consumption rooms in scotland, UK. International Journal of Drug Policy , 83 .

van der Maas, Mark and Giesbrecht, Norman and Stoduto, Gina and Orpana, Heather and Geneau, Robert and Mann, Robert (2020) Drinking patterns, alcohol-related harm and views on policies: results from a pilot of the International Alcohol Control Study in Canada. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada , 40 , (5-6) , pp. 165-175.

Vilsaint, Corrie L and Hoffman, Lauren A and Kelly, John F (2020) Perceived discrimination in addiction recovery: assessing the prevalence, nature, and correlates using a novel measure in a U.S. National sample. Drug and Alcohol Dependence , 206 .

Kilian, Carolin and Manthey, Jakob and Moskalewicz, Jacek and Sieroslawski, Janusz and Rehm, Jürgen (2019) How attitudes toward alcohol policies differ across European countries: evidence from the Standardized European Alcohol Survey (SEAS). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , 16 , (22) .

O'Dwyer, Claire and Mongan, Deirdre (2019) Public awareness of alcohol-related health conditions in Ireland: findings from the Healthy Ireland Survey. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 70, Summer 2019 , pp. 19-21.

Christensen, Anne Sofie Plum and Meyer, Maria Kristine Hagelskær and Dalum, Peter and Krarup, Anne Friis (2019) Can a mass media campaign raise awareness of alcohol as a risk factor for cancer and public support for alcohol related policies? Preventive Medicine , 126 , p. 105722.

Dillon, Lucy (2019) Civil society involvement in policymaking. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 69, Spring 2019 , pp. 9-10.

Davoren, Martin P and Lane, David and Kirby, Joe and Gibney, Kate and Kinsley, Gordon and Hope, Ann and Byrne, Michael and Perry, Ivan J (2019) Support for evidence-based alcohol policy in Ireland: results from the Community Action on Alcohol Pilot Project. Journal of Public Health Policy , 40 , (1) , pp. 76-90.

Muhlack, Emma and Carter, Drew and Braunack-Mayer, Annette and Morfidis, Nicholas and Eliot, Jaklin (2018) Constructions of alcohol consumption by non-problematised middle-aged drinkers: a qualitative systematic review. BMC Public Health , 18 , (1069) .

Bates, Sarah and Holmes, John and Gavens, Lucy and de Matos, Elena Gomes and Li, Jessica and Ward, Bernadette and Hooper, Lucie and Dixon, Simon and Buykx, Penny (2018) Awareness of alcohol as a risk factor for cancer is associated with public support for alcohol policies. BMC Public Health , 18 , (1) , p. 688.

Dillon, Lucy (2018) Challenging prejudice and changing language. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 65, Spring 2018 , pp. 4-5.

Dillon, Lucy (2017) Public consultation for the new drugs strategy. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 63, Autumn 2017 , p. 9.

Millar, Sean (2017) Alcohol treatment services in Ireland: how the public view them. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 62, Summer 2017 , p. 35.

Dillon, Lucy (2017) General public attitude to drug users – CityWide survey. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 61, Spring 2017 , p. 7.

Li, Jessica and Lovatt, Melanie and Eadie, Douglas and Dobbie, Fiona and Meier, Petra and Holmes, John and Hastings, Gerard and Mackintosh, Anne Marie (2017) Public attitudes towards alcohol control policies in Scotland and England: Results from a mixed-methods study. Social Science & Medicine , 177 .

Okonkwo, Nelson Obiora and Larkan, Fiona and Galligan, Marie (2016) An assessment of the levels of perceived social support among older adults living with HIV and AIDS in Dublin. SpringerPlus , 5 , (1) , p. 726.

Connolly, Johnny (2015) Local residents’ views on illicit drug markets. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 52, Winter 2014 , pp. 6-7.

Darker, Catherine D and Palmer, Deirdre and O'Reilly, G and Whiston, Lucy and Smyth, Bobby P (2015) Young people in drug treatment in Ireland: their views on substance use aetiology, trajectory, parents’ role in substance use and coping skills. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 32 , (3) , pp. 247-258.

Gallus, Silvano and Lugo, Alessandra and Fernandez, Esteve and Gilmore, Anna B and Leon, Maria E and Clancy, Luke and La Vecchia, Carlo (2014) Support for a tobacco endgame strategy in 18 European countries. Preventive Medicine , 67 , pp. 255-258.

Hope, Ann (2014) The ebb and flow of attitudes and policies on alcohol in Ireland 2002-2010. Drug and Alcohol Review , 33 , (3) , pp. 235-241.

Duplessy, Catherine and Reynaud, Emmanuel G (2014) Long-term survey of a syringe-dispensing machine needle exchange program: answering public concerns. Harm Reduction Journal , 11 , p. 16.

Regan, Daniel and Morrison, Todd G (2013) Adolescents' negative attitudes towards non-drinkers: a novel predictor of risky drinking. Journal of Health Psychology , 18 , (11) , pp. 1465-1477.

Mongan, Deirdre and Long, Jean (2012) Public support for measures to address alcohol use. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 43, Autumn 2012 , pp. 1-2.

Harris, Julie and McElrath, Karen (2012) Methadone as social control: institutionalized stigma and the prospect of recovery. Qualitative Health Research , 22 , (6) , pp. 810-824.

Bingham, Tim (2012) Irish Press Ombudsman upholds complaint from coalition of drug services. Human Rights and Drugs , 2 , (1) , pp. 71-72.

Keane, Martin (2011) The social norms approach to tackling substance use. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 38, Summer 2011 , pp. 16-17.

Mongan, Deirdre (2010) Attitudes towards alcohol: Special Eurobarometer. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 34, Summer 2010 , pp. 24-25.

Martinez Sanchez, Jose M. and Fernández, Esteve and Fu, Marcela and Gallus, Silvano and Martínez, Cristina and Sureda, Xisca and La Vecchia, Carlo and Clancy, Luke (2010) Smoking behaviour, involuntary smoking, attitudes towards smoke-free legislations, and tobacco control activities in the European Union. PLoS ONE , 5 , (11) , e13881.

Pike, Brigid (2009) Is the 'fight against drug abuse' at EU level adding value. Flash Eurobarometer report. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 30, Summer 2009 , pp. 4-5.

Dunne, Mary (2008) Eurobarometer survey on poverty and exclusion. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 26, Summer 2008 , pp. 19-21.

Pike, Brigid (2008) Flash Eurobarometer on young people and drugs. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 27, Autumn 2008 , p. 7.

Pike, Brigid (2007) Civil Society Forum on Drugs in the EU due to meet. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 24, Winter 2007 , p. 20.

Pike, Brigid (2007) Civil society calls for new directions for UK drug policy. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 23, Autumn 2007 , p. 6.

Mongan, Deirdre (2007) Special Eurobarometer: attitudes towards alcohol. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 22, Summer 2007 , p. 8.

Reynolds, Siobhan (2007) A community drugs study. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 21, spring 2007 , pp. 1-2.

Pike, Brigid (2007) Community awareness and perceptions of substance use in Cork and Kerry. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 21, spring 2007 , p. 5.

Dunne, Mary (2006) New Eurobarometer survey on AIDS prevention. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 20, Winter 2006 , pp. 20-21.

Pike, Brigid (2006) Civil society to have role in EU drugs policy. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 19, Autumn 2006 , pp. 19-20.

Galvin, Brian (2006) Green Paper on the Role of Civil Society in Drugs Policy in the European Union. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 18, Summer 2006 , p. 1.

Sinclair, Hamish (2006) Public attitudes to alcohol in Ireland: a recent survey. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 18, Summer 2006 , p. 10.

Connolly, Johnny (2006) Responding to drug-related public nuisance. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 17, Spring 2006 , p. 17.

Fong, Geoffrey T and Hyland, A and Borland, Ron and Hammond, D and Hastings, Gerard and McNeill, Ann and Anderson, S and Cummings, K Michael and Allwright, Shane and Mulcahy, M and Howell, Fenton and Clancy, L and Thompson, ME and Connolly, G and Driezen, P (2006) Reductions in tobacco smoke pollution and increases in support for smoke-free public places following the implementation of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the ITC Ireland/UK Survey. Tobacco Control , 15 , (3) , iii51-53.

Pike, Brigid (2005) Hyper and the search for respect. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 14, Summer 2005 , p. 4.

Pike, Brigid (2004) Young people debate drug and alcohol abuse. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 11, June 2004 , p. 4.

Devlin, Maurice (2004) Sex, drugs and stereotypes. Equality News , Summer , pp. 17-19.

Agostinelli, G and Grube, Joel W and Morgan, Mark (2003) Social distancing in adolescents' perceptions of alcohol use and social disapproval: The moderating roles of culture and gender. Journal of Applied Social Psychology , 33 , (11) , pp. 2354-2372.

McElrath, Karen and Higgins, Kathryn and McEvoy, Kieran (2002) Does Ulster still say no? Drugs, politics and propaganda in Northern Ireland. Journal of Drug Issues , 28 , (1) , pp. 127-155.

Rugkåsa, Jorun and Knox, Barbara and Sittlington, Julie and Kennedy, Orla and Treacy, Margaret P and Abaunza, Pilar Santos (2001) Anxious adults vs. cool children: children's views on smoking and addiction. Social Science & Medicine , 53 , (5) , pp. 593-602.

Birchard, Karen (2000) Ireland's largest drug-abuse project still under fire. The Lancet , 355 , (9207) , p. 910.

Birchard, Karen (1999) Methadone clinics in Ireland meet with to mounting disapproval. The Lancet , 354 , (9174) , p. 229.

Grube, Joel W and Morgan, Mark (1990) Attitude-social support interactions: contingent consistency effects in the prediction of adolescent smoking, drinking and drug use. Social Psychology Quarterly , 53 , (4) , pp. 329-339.

Kelly, Michael G and Hart, Ian (1979) Personal and social correlates of types of drug abuse in Dublin. Journal of the Irish Medical Association , 72 , (4) , pp. 138-144.


Ivers, Jo-Hanna and Dunne, Neil (2024) North Dublin Regional DATF alcohol research 2023: an exploration of the nature and extent of alcohol use within North County Dublin. Dublin: North Dublin Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force.

Behaviour & Attitudes. (2023) Criminal justice public attitudes survey 2022. Dublin: Department of Justice.

O'Regan, Natalie (2023) From access to attitudes: mapping public attitudes towards medical cannabis in Ireland. Dublin: The Cannabis Review.

Ireland Thinks. (2023) Alcohol Action Ireland Sale of Alcohol Bill polling Dec 2023 web. Dublin: Alcohol Action Ireland.

Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth. (2023) Survey on people in Ireland’s attitude towards diversity. Dublin: Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.

Copeland, Caroline and Walker, Mary (2023) An Garda Siochana public attitudes survey 2022. Tullamore: An Garda Siochana.

Alcohol Health Alliance. (2023) Pouring over public opinion: alcohol policies in the UK. London: Alcohol Health Alliance.

Ireland. Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth. (2023) Survey on attitudes towards the Equality Grounds Poll. Dublin: Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.

Egan, Annabel (2023) Report on the consultations with young people for the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use. November 2022 – March 2023. Dublin: Department of Health.

Scottish Drugs Forum. (2023) Working to decriminalise people who use drugs: learning from decriminalisation efforts in 5 international jurisdictions. Glasgow and Dublin: Scottish Drugs Forum and Ana Liffey Drugs Project.

An Garda Siochana. (2022) An Garda Siochana public attitudes survey 2021. An Garda Siochana.

Ireland. Department of Justice. (2022) Submissions from public consultation on the review of the sale of alcohol. Dublin: Department of Justice.

Behaviour & Attitudes. (2022) Criminal justice public attitudes survey: 2021 results. Dublin: Department of Justice.

Alcohol Action Ireland. (2022) The use of negative language dehumanises people with dependency problems. Dublin: Alcohol Action Ireland.

EKOS Ltd. (2022) Vaping products - tightening rules on advertising and promoting: consultation analysis. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Shorter, Gillian W and Leonard, Paula and Bunting, Eimhear and Skelly, Jennifer and Miller, Nicole and Campbell, Clare (2022) Alcohol consumption and attitudes to evidenced-based alcohol policy in Donegal: findings from a student and general adult sample. Donegal: Alcohol Forum Ireland.

Parkin, Stephen (2022) Breaking the cycle of stigma in academic writing. London: Society for the Study of Addiction.

Green Party. (2022) Citizens’ Assembly on evidence informed drugs policy from a harm reduction perspective. Dublin: Green Party.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2022) Local communities and drugs: health and social responses. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

Ipsos European Public Affairs. (2022) Flash Eurobarometer 493. Impact of drugs on communities Ireland. Brussels: European Commission.

Ipsos European Public Affairs. (2022) Flash Eurobarometer 493 – Impact of drugs on communities – June-July 2021. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Sarosi, Peter (2022) Assessment of civil society involvement in the field of drug policies in Europe. Amsterdam: Civil Society Forum on Drugs.

Alcohol Action Ireland. (2021) Ireland thinks. Alcohol Action Ireland poll. Dublin: Alcohol Action Ireland.

Fordham, Ann and Haase, Heather and Nougier, Marie (2021) Turning the tide: growth, visibility and impact of the civil society drug policy reform movement at the UN. London: International Drug Policy Consortium.

Goodman, A (2021) Differences in cannabis perceptions among Canadian adolescent boys and girls. Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction.

National Academy of Medicine, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin, Shatterproof. (2021) Stigma of Addiction Summit innovation abstract compendium. National Academy of Medicine.

O'Dwyer, Claire and Mongan, Deirdre and Doyle, Anne and Galvin, Brian (2021) Alcohol consumption, alcohol-related harm and alcohol policy in Ireland. Dublin: Health Research Board.

Ross, K and Campbell, P (2021) Perceptions of crime: findings from the 2019/20 Northern Ireland safe community survey. Belfast: Department of Justice.

Kantar. (2021) Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes. Special Eurobarometer 506. Brussels: European Commission.

O'Mahony, John (2021) Driver attitudes & behaviour survey 2020. Dublin: Road Safety Authority.

Täht, Triinu and Köhler, Kristina and Ohov, Elen and Nemer, Leda E (2021) Participatory approaches to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals: Estonia: a multipronged alcohol policy involving all levels of society. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe.

An Garda Siochana. (2020) An Garda Siochana public attitudes survey 2019. Templemore: An Garda Siochana.

Ferguson, Karl and Beeston, Clare and Giles, Lucie (2020) Public attitudes to Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) for alcohol in Scotland. Edinburgh: Public Health Scotland.

An Garda Siochana. (2019) An Garda Siochana public attitudes survey 2018. Templemore: An Garda Siochana.

Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group. (2019) Public attitudes to drugs in the UK 2019. Is the UK ready for drug policy reform? London: CDPRG.

Holloway, Katy and May, Tom and Buhociu, Marian and Livingston, Wulf and Perkins, Andy and Madoc-Jones, Iolo (2019) Research into the potential for substance switching following the introduction of minimum pricing for alcohol in Wales. Cardiff: Welsh Government.

Alcohol and Drug Foundation. (2019) Alcohol and other drugs: stigma. A background paper. Melbourne: Alcohol and Drug Foundation.

Lancaster, Kari and Seear, Kate and Ritter, Alison (2018) Reducing stigma and discrimination for people experiencing problematic alcohol and other drug use. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.

An Garda Siochana. (2018) An Garda Siochana public attitudes survey 2017. Templemore: An Garda Siochana.

Citywide. (2018) Stop the stigma campaign. Dublin: Citywide.

Alcohol Action Ireland. (2017) Ireland Thinks poll on attitudes to alcohol consumption. Dublin: Alcohol Action Ireland.

Early Learning Initiative, National College of Ireland. (2017) Building hope for a brighter future. Working with children and young people in Dublin’s North East Inner City to restore relationships and bring about lasting change in their communities. Dublin: National College of Ireland.

TNS Political & Social. (2017) Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes. Special Eurobarometer 458. Geneva: European Union.

Ramsden, Graham and Ramsden, R (2017) Views on alcohol and drug related issues: findings from the October 2016 Northern Ireland omnibus survey. Belfast: Deparartment of Justice.

Red C. (2016) Citywide - Attitude to drugs and drug users. Dublin: Citywide.

Graham, I and O;Neill, N (2016) Views on alcohol and drug related issues: findings from the September 2015 Northern Ireland Omnibus Survey. Belfast: Department of Justice, Northern Ireland.

Bryan, Ruth and McGregor, Diane and Belcher, Alex (2016) Public attitudes towards people with drug dependence and people in recovery. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

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.

Welsh Government Social Research. (2014) Research on the likely impact of and public attitudes towards a minimum unit price for alcohol in Wales. Cardiff: Welsh Government.

Adfam. (2012) Challenging stigma: tackling the prejudice experienced by the families of drug and alcohol users. London: Adfam.

British Lung Foundation. (2012) The impact of cannabis on your Lungs. London: British Lung Foundation.

TNS Qual+. (2012) Eurobarometer. Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco. Luxembourg: European Commission.

Ipsos MORI. (2012) Alcohol: public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours. Dublin: Health Research Board.

Society of Editors, UK Drug Policy Commission. (2012) Dealing with the stigma of drugs: a guide for journalists. London: Society of Editors and UKDPC.

European Commission. Directorate-General Health and Consumers. (2010) EU citizens’ attitudes towards alcohol. Brussels: Commission of the European Communities.

Sykes, Wendy and Coleman, Nick and Desai, Philly and Groom, Carola and Gure, Mohamud and Howarth, Radhika (2010) Perceptions of the social harms associated with khat use. London: Home Office.

UK Drug Policy Commission. (2010) Getting serious about stigma: the problem with stigmatising drug users. An overview. London: UK Drug Policy Commission.

Office of the Minister for Children. (2008) Teenagers' views on solutions to alcohol misuse: report on a national consultation. Dublin: Stationery Office.

Church of Ireland. (2007) Alcohol in the life of young people. Dublin: Church of Ireland.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. (2007) Behaviour change at population, community and individual levels. London: NICE.

May, Tiggey and Duffy, Martin and Hough, Mike and Few, Bradley (2006) Understanding drug selling in communities: insider or outsider trading? York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Alcohol Action Ireland. (2006) Alcohol in Ireland: time for action. A survey of Irish attitudes. Dublin: Alcohol Action Ireland.

National Advisory Committee on Drugs. Loughran, Hilda and McCann, Mary Ellen (2006) Bray community case study: experiences and perceptions of problem drug use. Dublin: Stationery Office.

National Advisory Committee on Drugs. Loughran, Hilda and McCann, Mary Ellen (2006) Crumlin community case study: experiences and perceptions of problem drug use. Dublin: Stationery Office.

Loughran, Hilda and McCann, Mary Ellen (2006) Ballymun community case study: experiences and perceptions of problem drug use. Dublin: Stationery Office.

European Commission. Directorate General for Justice and Home Affairs. Drugs Coordination Unit. (2004) Young people and drugs. Luxembourg: European Commission.

European Commission. (2003) Drugs and security: public opinion regarding security and victimisation in the European Union. Contact with drug-related problems. Eurobarometer surveys 44.3 (1996) and 54.1 (2000). Luxembourg: European Commission.

Bryan, Audrey and Farrell, Eimear and Moran, Rosalyn and O'Brien, Mary (2000) Drug-related knowledge, attitudes and beliefs in Ireland: report of a nation wide survey. Dublin: Health Research Board.

Ives, Richard and Wyvill, Barbara (2000) Evaluating public information campaigns on drugs: a summary report. Belfast: Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland.

Leitner, Maria and Shapland, Joanna and Wiles, Paul (1993) Drug usage and drugs prevention: the views and habits of the general public. London: Home Office.


The Citizens' Assembly. (2024) Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use. URL: https://citizensassembly.ie/assembly-on-drugs-use/

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Question 310 – Tobacco control measures [Vaping industry]. (29 Feb 2024)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Eireann debate. Citizens Assembly on Drugs Use: Motion. (23 Feb 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answers 1-7 – Citizens’ assembly [on drugs] [3275/23]. (31 Jan 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 16 - Citizens' Assembly [60892/22]. (25 Jan 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Priority questions - Citizens' Assembly. (08 Dec 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 132 - Citizens' Assembly [48623/22]. (04 Oct 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 779 – Substance misuse [Citizen’s Assembly on Drugs] [39214/22] . (14 Jul 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Citizens' Assemblies: Motion. (22 Feb 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Questions - Citizens' Assembly. (08 Feb 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate - Topical Issue debate - Citizens' Assembly. (03 Feb 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions on promised legislation [Citizen's assembley]. (18 Nov 2021)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Cabinet Committees [Citizens' assembly on drugs]. (28 Sep 2021)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions on promised legislation [Citizen's assembly]. (26 May 2021)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality debate - submissions on drugs review: discussion. (14 Oct 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 142 - Tobacco control measures [33604/15]. (30 Sep 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer - Drugs crime [3771/14]. (28 Jan 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Addiction services: Motion (resumed) [Private Members]. (03 Oct 2012)

Book Section

Mayock, Paula and Moran, Rosalyn (2001) Social issues and public attitudes associated with drug misuse. In: Overview of drug issues in Ireland 2000: a resource document. Dublin: Health Research Board , pp. 79-94.

Conference or Workshop Item

Long, Jean (2012) Alcohol trends and public attitudes. In: "Time Please… For Change”, 1 November 2012, Royal College of Physicians.

Saidlear, Cliona (2011) Sexual violence & alcohol in Ireland. A culture? In: Alcohol: where's the harm?, 15 November 2011, Royal College of Physicians.

Alcohol Action Ireland. Fanning, Martha (2010) Have we bottled it? survey. In: Have We Bottled It? Alcohol Marketing and Young People’, September 15, 2010, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Dublin 2.


McCarthy, Muireann (2018) The public’s perceptions of supervised injecting facilities and the decriminalisation of drugs for personal use. Masters thesis, University College Cork.

Lee, Jennifer (2006) Women's experiences of disclosure of their drug use and dependence to the maternity services in Dublin. MSc thesis, Trinity College Dublin.


Citizens’ Assembly. (2023) Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use: session 21 October 2023.

Ireland. Citizens’ Assembly. (2023) Citizens' Assembly speaker videos. Citizens’ Assembly.

Citizens’ Assembly. (2023) Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use: session 30 September - 1 October 2023. Citizens’ Assembly.

(2023) Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use: session 24 and 25 June 2023. Citizens’ Assembly.

(2023) Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use: session recording 13 May 2023. Citizens’ Assembly.

(2023) Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use: session recordings and presentations 15-16 April 2023. Citizens’ Assembly.

Ana Liffey Drug Project. (2018) ‘Civil society involvement in drug policy’ webinar. Ana Liffey Drug Project.


McAuliffe, Paul and McOscar, Briege (2023) Podcast: Drugs and Ireland - the Citizens Assembly. Dublin: Fianna Fail.

Newstalk.com. (2018) Tony Duffin on ‘The Hard Shoulder’ with Ivan Yates. Responding to drug use in Ireland – there is another way…. Dublin: drugs.ie.

wbur. (2017) How changing the language of addiction affects policy and treatment. Boston: wbur.


[RTE News] , Foucart, Renaud What Ireland's smoking ban 20 years on shows us about human behaviour. (26 Mar 2024)

[Department of Health] Ministers Donnelly and Naughton launch public consultation on further regulation of vapes and tobacco. (25 Nov 2023)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Cormac O'Keeffe: Drugs assembly sets goal and leaves it to Oireachtas to reach it. (23 Oct 2023)

[Citizens' Assembly] Citizens’ Assembly on drugs use publishes full 36 recommendations. (23 Oct 2023)

[RTE News] , Conneely, Ailbhe Citizens' Assembly votes for health-led approach to drug use. (21 Oct 2023)

Citizens’ Assembly. Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use hears about Ireland’s place in international drugs trade. (02 Sep 2023)

[Independent.ie] , Hyland, Paul Two thirds of Irish public would support disposable vape ban, Ipsos poll finds. (27 Jul 2023)

[Merrionstreet.ie] Taoiseach appoints Paul Reid as chairperson of the Citizens’ Assembly on drugs use. (28 Feb 2023)

[RTE News] , Cunningham, Paul Citizens' Assembly on drugs could make way for radical shake-up. (19 Feb 2023)

[thejournal.ie] , McNally, Tadgh 'No view' on cannabis legalisation, says Varadkar as Citizens' Assembly on drugs expected in 2023. (25 Dec 2022)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth Gardaí vow to clean up Dublin city centre streets plagued by crack addiction. (02 Jun 2022)

[World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe] Have your say: WHO holds public consultation to reduce alcohol consumption. (15 Mar 2022)

[Department of Health] Minister Feighan to commence preparations for the citizens assembly on drug use. (05 Mar 2022)

[Northern Ireland. Department of Health] Consultation on Minimum Unit Pricing of alcohol in NI. (22 Feb 2022)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Groups concerned at delay in establishing citizens' assembly on drugs. (21 Feb 2022)

[thejournal.ie] , Ruane, Lynn Lynn Ruane: A mature society accepts that drug use is normal and does not punish addiction. (20 Feb 2022)

[Irish Examiner] , Mcgrath, Dominic Growing expectation of Irish citizens’ assembly on drug use this year. (02 Jan 2022)

[Department of Justice] Open consultation – Review of alcohol licensing. (25 Nov 2021)

[Irish Times] , Beesley, Arthur Citizens’ Assembly on drugs should take place next year, campaign group says. (18 Nov 2021)

[Irish Examiner] , Hoare, Padraig How Ireland's smoking rates compare to rest of Europe. (16 Nov 2021)

[Volteface] , Kowalski, Katya Editorial: the moral complexities of drug policy. (08 Apr 2021)

[EMCDDA] Recreational cannabis supply approved by voters in four US states but rejected in New Zealand. (07 Dec 2020)

[Hot Press] , Clark, Stuart The Irish Council for Civil Liberties call for urgent drug policy review. (16 Jun 2020)

[RTE News] , Mauger, Alice The rise, fall and debunking of the 'drunken Irish' stereotype. (11 Mar 2020)

Merchants Quay Ireland. [Merchants Quay Ireland] Six in ten people in Ireland have experience of addiction, new poll finds. (05 Mar 2020)

[Independent.ie] , Meaghar, John Crossing the line: The heavy cost of taking cocaine. (25 Jan 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Gardaí refuse to provide policing plan needed for injecting centre until planning permission is granted. (04 Jul 2019)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Expert warns against liberal drug laws: softer legislation would ‘more than likely’ increase health problems. (12 Mar 2019)

[Irish Examiner] , Walsh, Louise Meath village warns drug dealers who 'often deal in plain sight on the streets' to stay away. (17 Dec 2018)

[Dublin People] Shocking drug trends emerging. (04 Dec 2018)

[Irish Times] , Holland, Kitty ‘Working-class people have become so dehumanised by this drug’. (24 Sep 2018)

[Independent.ie] , Lynch, Declan Television review: Addicted, but not alcoholic? (03 Sep 2018)

[Irish Times] , O'Moráin, Pádraig It is not the glass of wine that really helps you unwind. (24 Jun 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Orla So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'. (25 May 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , Walsh, Geraldine No thanks, I don’t drink: Geraldine Walsh wonders why so many people struggle with her decision. (14 May 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffy, Ronan 'You junkie, you addict' - How stigma can prevent drug users getting the help they need. (27 Feb 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Children in Dublin's north inner city want violence and drugs off their streets. (02 Jun 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Should drugs be decriminalised for personal use? Voters are split on the issue. (13 May 2017)

[Irish Times] , Holland, Kitty We must empower communities blighted by drugs, not blame them. (08 May 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Heylin, Liam Judge rounds on class view of drugs. (26 Nov 2016)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mullen, Niamh Election and public will be hurdles for injecting centres. (09 Nov 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Shift in political attitudes sees drug reform leave the fringes. (06 Nov 2015)

[Dublin Inquirer] , Murphy, Damien Is it time we learnt to love methadone? (16 Sep 2015)

[Herald.ie] , Larkin, Laura and O'Keeffe, Alan Heroin abuse images show just why we need injecting centres, says drugs minister. (07 Sep 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Public to have say on legality of drugs. (04 Jul 2015)

[Herald.ie] Being offered a beer while getting your hair cut shouldn't be the norm. (25 May 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Tracey, Cian English: soccer and rugby need blood testing more than GAA. (14 May 2015)

[Independent.ie] Editorial: Ireland's complicated relationship with drink. (18 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Finlay, Fergus Time to stop papering over ‘craics’ and tackle corrosive alcohol abuse. (17 Feb 2015)

[Leinster Express] Portlaoise drug centre ‘not acceptable in principle’. (16 Jan 2015)

[Herald.ie] We'll never shake boozy image when even TDs hold meetings in a pub. (16 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle These are the words you used to describe homelessness. (01 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Opinion: Addiction is often boiled down to sound bites – but the truth is complex. (31 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] ‘Once you say you’re HIV positive, you can’t take it back’. (07 Jun 2014)

Irish Cancer Society. [Irish Cancer Society] New research shows 62% support raising tobacco prices. (31 May 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Kane, Michael Poll: 40% of people back legalising marijuana. (10 Jan 2014)

[Herald.ie] Alarm over open jail bus for addicts. (14 Jun 2013)

Drinks Industry Ireland. [Drinks Industry Ireland] HRB finds 80% believe current alcohol consumption levels here too high. (27 Aug 2012)

[Health Research Board] HRB report highlights public knowledge, attitudes and behaviour in relation to alcohol. Press release. (11 Jul 2012)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Our ‘drinking culture’ isn’t romantic, it’s killing us - Alcohol Action Ireland Director Fiona Ryan writes in thejournal.ie. (10 Aug 2011)

[Irish Medical Times] , Connors, Aoife The other side of the tracks. (01 Jun 2011)

[European Commission] EU to launch Green Paper to look at drug use in society. (20 Jun 2006)

This list was generated on Sat Apr 13 04:42:10 2024 IST.