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Lester, Sarah and Khatwa, Meena and Sutcliffe, Katy (2020) Service needs of young people affected by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs): a systematic review of UK qualitative evidence. Children and Youth Services Review , 118 , p. 105429.

Guiney, Ciara (2020) Reducing youth crime: role of mentoring. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 74, Summer 2020 , pp. 19-21.

McGinn, Tony and Best, Paul and Wilson, Jason and Chereni, Admire and Kamndaya, Mphatso and Shlonsky, Aron (2020) Family group decision-making for children at risk of abuse and neglect. Campbell Systematic Reviews , 16 , (3) .

McDonagh, Debbie and Connolly, Nuala and Devaney, Carmel (2019) “Bury don’t discuss”: the help-seeking behaviour of family members affected by substance-use disorders. Child Care in Practice , 25 , (2) , pp. 175-188.

Kelleher, Cathy (2018) The help-seeking behaviours of family members affected by substance-use disorders. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 67, Autumn 2018 , pp. 19-20.

MacArthur, Georgina and Caldwell, Deidre M and Redmore, James and Watkins, Sarah H and Kipping, Ruth and White, James and Chittleborough, Catherine and Langford, Rebecca and Er, Vanessa and Lingam, Raghu and Pasch, Keryn and Gunnell, David and Hickman, Matthew and Campbell, Rona (2018) Individual‐, family‐, and school‐level interventions targeting multiple risk behaviours in young people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , (10) .

Dillon, Lucy (2018) A decade of the Strengthening Families Programme in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 66, Summer 2018 , p. 21.

Dillon, Lucy (2018) Conference on drug use in families and communities. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 64, Winter 2018 , p. 23.

Doyle, Anne (2018) Ten-year celebration of National Family Support Network. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 64, Winter 2018 , pp. 21-22.

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2017) Intervene beyond the family to help young problem substance users. Drug and Alcohol Findings Research Analysis , (21 July 2017) .

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2017) Family therapies best for substance using teenagers. Drug and Alcohol Findings Review Analysis , (5 May 2017) .

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2017) Collaborative care proceedings help keep London families together. Drug and Alcohol Findings Research Analysis , 27 February 2017 .

McGivern, Aidan and McDonnell, Chloe (2015) Vulnerable families and drug use: examining care admissions of children of parents attending an Irish drug treatment facility. The Irish Social Worker , Spring , pp. 17-23.

Lyons, Suzi (2014) Stakeholder consultation on Hidden Harm. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 49, Spring 2014 , pp. 15-16.

McGagh, Mary and Gunn, Emma and Lillis, Rachel (2009) Strengthening Families Programme: an inter-agency approach to working with families. Irish Probation Journal , 6 , pp. 115-125.

McCrystal, Patrick and Percy, Andrew and Higgins, Kathryn (2008) Substance use among young people living in residential state care. Child Care in Practice , 14 , (2) , pp. 181-192.


[RTE News] , Tobin, Sharon Addiction services see major increase in demand. (25 Nov 2020)

[Citywide] Citywide pre-budget Submission. (15 Oct 2020)

Mental Health Ireland, Alcohol Action Ireland. [Alcohol Action Ireland] AAI | MHI – call for investment in trauma-informed services to support COVID-19 recovery. (13 May 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac More needs to be done to stop 'devastating and preventable' drug deaths, support group says. (01 Feb 2020)

[National Family Support Network] Who attends Family Support Groups? - NFSN survey, 2018 - results in! (20 Nov 2018)

[Irish Times] , Wayman, Sheila ‘My mummy didn’t wake up this morning’. (18 Sep 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Self-help group calls on State to support drug bereavement service. (12 Sep 2018)

[Irish Times] , Holland, Kitty Treatment of drug users can worsen mental health issues – study. (12 Sep 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , Murray, Niall Programme to support kids of mental health patients. (06 Sep 2018)

[The ECHO] Meeting for carers looking after children due to their parent’s drug or alcohol use. (05 Jun 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , Shanahan, Catherine Calls to roll out family intervention programme. (23 Jun 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Case studies: Catch 22 for those who help grandkids due to family drug addiction. (23 Mar 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Brien, Kelly Strategy for troubled teens threatened by lack of funds. (13 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Doherty, Caroline Beds lie idle but children denied psychiatric care. (22 Mar 2013)

Health Service Executive. [HSE Website] Figures of Children who died while in Care 2000-2010. (28 May 2010)


Alcohol Action Ireland. (2020) Operation Encompass Ireland. Dublin: Alcohol Action Ireland.

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

National Family Support Network. (2020) Supporting families affected by substance misuse: quality standards and group guidelines. Dublin: National Family Support Network.

Health Information and Quality Authority. (2020) Annual overview report on the inspection and regulation of children’s services – 2019. Dublin: HIQA.

Family Resource Centre National Forum. (2020) FRCs: supporting families during the Covid-19 crisis. Dublin: Family Resource Centre National Forum.

Adfam. (2020) State of the sector 2019. Drug and alcohol family support. London: Adfam.

World Health Organization. (2020) The impact of COVID-19 on mental, neurological and substance use services: results of a rapid assessment. Geneva: WHO.

Community Awareness of Drugs. (2019) Community Awareness of Drugs annual report 2018. Dublin: Community Awareness of Drugs.

Morton, Sarah and Curran, Megan (2019) Fostering understanding, empowering change: practice responses to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and intergenerational patterns of domestic violence. Tipperary: Cuan Saor Women’s Refuge.

Tusla Child and Family Agency. (2019) Tusla Child and Family Agency annual report 2018. Dublin: Tusla.

O'Dwyer, Kieran and Kelliher, S and Bowes, J (2019) Prisoners returning home: prisoners and family reintegration. Dublin: Childhood Development Initiative.

McGregor, Caroline and Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse (2018) Public awareness of parenting, prevention and family support services: population survey final report. Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway.

Syed, Shabeer and Gilbert, Ruth and Wolpert, Miranda (2018) Parental alcohol misuse and the impact on children: a rapid evidence review of service presentations and interventions. London: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health.

Social Care Institute for Excellence. (2018) Strengths-based social care for children, young people and their families. SCIE, Leeds City Council and Shared Lives Plus.

Morrin, Helen and O'Donoghue-Hynes, Bernie (2018) A report on the 2016 and 2017 families who experienced homelessness in the Dublin region. Dublin: Dublin Region Homeless Executive.

Adfam. (2018) Changing lives: using peer support to promote access to services for family members affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use. London: Adfam.

National Strengthening Families Council of Ireland. (2018) Strengthening Families Programme 10 year outcomes in Ireland. Dublin: NSFCI.

Tusla Child and Family Agency. (2018) Tusla corporate plan 2018 - 2020. Dublin: Tusla.

Early Intervention Foundation. (2018) Why reducing parental conflict matters for the NHS. London: Early Intervention Foundation.

Lambert, Sharon (2018) Impact of drug and alcohol related deaths on families. Dublin: The National Family Support Agency.

Walsh, Kathy and Harvey, Brian (2017) Finding a home: families’ journeys out of homelessness. Dublin: Focus Ireland.

Smith, Lauren (2017) ESSS outline. Parental substance misuse and social worker intervention. Glasgow: Iriss.

Tusla Child and Family Agency. (2017) Tusla annual report 2016. Dublin: Tusla.

Mayock, Paula and Parker, Sarah (2017) Living in limbo. Homeless young people’s paths to housing. Dublin: Focus Ireland.

United Kingdom. Department for Work and Pensions. (2017) Improving lives: helping workless families. London: Department of Work and Pensions.

Middlequarter Limited. (2017) Review of the National Quality Standards Framework for youth work (NQSF): final review report. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Velthuis, Sandra, ed. Hughes, Zoe and O'Sullivan, Liam (2016) Family carer training. A resource for those working with family carers. Dublin: Care Alliance Ireland.

Tusla Child and Family Agency. (2016) Domestic, sexual & gender based violence services. Working report on 2015 services, activities and use: towards evidence informed services. Dublin: Tusla.

Tusla Child and Family Agency. (2016) Tusla annual report 2015. Dublin: Tusla.

National Review Panel. (2016) Composite review report on the deaths of five young people who were known to child protection services. Dublin: Tusla.

McDonagh, Debbie and Walshe, Orla (2016) Western Region Drugs and Alcohol Task Force: family support strategy 2017-2020. Galway: Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force.

Murray, Mary, ed. (2016) Family support handbook. Information for families affected by someone’s drug and alcohol use. Galway: Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force.

Isard, Philip (2016) A social return on investment report on the value of family support for families coping with addiction issues. Dublin: National Family Support Network.

Tusla Child and Family Agency. (2015) Assessment, consultation and therapy service annual report 2014 and service plan 2015. Dublin: Tusla.

McMonagle, Helen (2015) Alcohol-related brain injury a guide for families. Letterkenny: Alcohol Forum.

Health Information and Quality Authority. (2015) National standards for special care units. Dublin: Health Information and Quality Authority.

Tusla Child and Family Agency. (2015) Tusla Child and Family Agency corporate plan 2015-2017. Dublin: Tusla.

Tusla Child and Family Agency. (2015) Meitheal toolkit. Tusla.

Ryan report monitoring group. (2015) Ryan report implementation plan fourth progress report December 2014. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Clinks, DrugScope, Homeless Link, Mind. (2014) Voices from the frontline. Listening to people with multiple needs and those who support them. London: Making Every Adult Matter Coalition.

Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service. (2014) Involving families affected by substance use in alcohol and drug education. London: Mentor ADEPSIS.

Barnardos. (2014) Patients. parents. people. Towards integrated supports and services for families experiencing mental health difficulties. Dublin: Barnardos.

Gillen, Aisling and Landy, Fergal and Devaney, Carmel and Canavan, John (2013) Guidance for the implementation of an area based approach to prevention, partnership and family support. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

Scottish Goverment. (2013) Getting our priorities right: updated good practice guidelines for all agencies and practitioners working with children, young people and families affected by problematic alcohol and/or drug use. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Ireland. Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Denyer, Sean and Sheehan, Aisling and Bowser, Avery (2013) Every child a home: a review of the implementation of the youth homelessness strategy. Dublin: Stationery Office.

Devaney, Carmel and Canavan, John and Landy, Fergal and Gillen, Aisling (2013) What works in family support? Dublin: Health Service Executive.

Coen, Liam and Canavan, John and Brennan, Mark (2012) Mol an Óige/Family Preservation: final evaluation report. Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI, Galway; HSE West (Mayo and Roscommon) Child and Family Services.

Shannon, Geoffrey (2012) Fifth report of the Special Rapporteur on Child Protection. A report submitted to the Oireachtas. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Health Information and Quality Authority. (2012) National standards for the protection and welfare of children. For Health Service Executive children and family services. Cork: Health Information and Quality Authority.

Shannon, Geoffrey and Gibbons, Norah (2012) Report of the Independent Child Death Review Group 2000-2010. Dublin: Government Publications.

Health Service Executive. (2012) Review of adequacy for HSE children and families services 2010. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

Harvey, Brian (2012) Downsizing the community sector. Changes in employment and services in the voluntary and community sector in Ireland, 2008-2012. Dublin: Irish Congress of Trade Unions.

Ireland. Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2012) Report on the Taskforce on the Child and Family Support Agency. Dublin: Stationery Office.

City of Dublin Youth Services Board. (2012) National Quality Standards Framework: Information notes for services. Dublin: CDYSB.

Children's Rights Alliance. (2011) Report card 2011. Dublin: Children's Rights Alliance.

Irish Association of Social Workers. (2011) A call for change: discussion document. Children and families social workers make their voices heard. Dublin: Irish Association of Social Workers.

Health Service Executive. (2011) Child protection and welfare practice handbook. Kildare: Health Service Executive.

Ballymun Network. (2010) More than the sum of its parts : an evaluation of Ballymun Network for assisting Children and young people (2005-2010). An interagency initiative for the coordination of children’s services in Ireland. Summary report. Dublin: Ballymun Network.

Health Service Executive. (2009) Review of adequacy of services for children and families 2008. Kildare: Health Service Executive.

Barnardos. (2009) Written out, written off: Failure to invest in education deprives children of their potential. [Dublin]: Barnardos.

Barnardos. Butler, Shane (2008) Families under the influence. Dublin: The National Children’s Resource Centre, Barnardos.

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

Hayes, Noirin and Ilan, Jonathan and Kelly, Sinead (2008) ‘Our opinions matter’: Action research project with parents and children in the Canal Communities. Final report to Canal Communities Partnership 2008. Dublin: Canal Communities Partnership.

Office of the Minister for Children. McGee, Hannah and Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse and Hanafin, Sinead and Brooks, Anne-Marie and Brady, Gerry and Roche, Gillian and McKeever, Reamonn and Molcho, Michal (2007) State of the nation's children 2006. Dublin: Stationery Office.

Ireland. Department of Health and Children, Ireland. Office of the Minister for Children. (2006) The development and implementation of child impact statements in Ireland. Dublin: Stationery Office.

National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. (2006) NTA guidance for local partnerships on user and carer involvement. London: National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse.

Working Group on Treatment of Under 18 year Olds. (2005) Report of the Working Group on Treatment of Under 18 year olds presenting to treatment services with serious drug problems. [Dublin]: [Department of Health and Children].

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

Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit, Partnership Drugs Initiative, Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland. (2003) Services for young people with problematic drug misuse: a guide to principles and practice. Edinburgh: Substance Misuse Division, Scottish Executive.

Bancroft, Angus and Carty, Amanda and Cunningham-Burley, Sarah and Backett-Milburn, Katherine (2002) Support for the families of drug users: a review. [Edinburgh]: Substance Misuse Division, Scottish Executive.

Kelleher, Patricia and Kelleher, Carmel and Corbett, Maria (2000) Left out on their own: young people leaving care in Ireland; executive summary. Dublin: Focus Ireland.

New Opportunities for Women. (1995) Making their mark: the experiences of childcare projects within the NOW programme in Ireland. Dublin: NOW Ireland.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann Debate. Written answer 346 - child and adolescent mental health services data. (03 Jul 2018)

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

[Oireachtas] 113. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she has any contingency plans to deal with the fall-out of the cuts affecting disadvantaged young persons, cuts to drugs services, travellers education services, the canal regional youth services and other youth projects. [23996/12]. (15 May 2012)

[Oireachtas] 105. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she will provide a progress update on the establishment of the new Child and Family Services Agency; if she will confirm if the agency is on track to be established on 1 January 2013. [24025/12]. (15 May 2012)


Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Local Drugs Task Force. (2008) Dun Laoghaire Rathdown community services directory. Dublin: Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Local Drugs Task Force .

Merchants Quay Ireland. (2003) Pieces of the jigsaw: six reports addressing homelessness and drug use in Ireland. Dublin: Merchants Quay Ireland .

Klee, Hilary and Jackson, Marcia and Lewis, Suzan (2002) Drug misuse and motherhood. London: Routledge .

Barnardo's. Beresford, Bryony and Sloper, Patricia and Baldwin, Sally and Newman, Tony (1996) What works in services for families with a disabled child? Illford: Barnardo's .


National Family Support Network. (2020) National Family Support Network newsletter. August 2020 . Dublin: National Family Support Network.

Tallaght Drugs Task Force. (2011) Tallaght Drugs Task Force: annual review 2010 and newsletter. Issue 1 January . Dublin: Tallaght Drugs Task Force.

Conference or Workshop Item

Family Support Network. (2014) 5-step method presentations. In: 5-step method conference, 11 November 2014, Croke Park, Dublin.

Health Service Executive, Child and Family Services. (2014) Hidden harm stakeholder consultation. In: Hidden Harm Stakeholder Consultation, 28th January 2014, Radisson Hotel Sligo.


Hollywood, Eleanor (2020) Children who live in disadvantaged areas: a case study of the health and well-being perceptions and experiences of school-aged children and their families. PhD thesis, Trinity College Dublin.


International Society of Substance Use Professionals. (2020) Supporting the families of substance users. London: ISSUP.


Cork City Partnership. (2015) Directory of drug and alcohol services in Cork and Kerry. Cork City Partnership;Health Service Executive; Cork Local Drugs and Alcohol Task Force and Southern Regional Drug and alcohol Task Force, Cork.

Ballyfermot Advance Project. (2009) D10 drug and related services directory. Ballyfermot Advance Project, Dublin.


Tusla Child and Family Agency. (2020) Tusla performance and activity reporting site. URL:

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2017) Online policy and practice briefings: Adult family members of people with drug problems. URL:

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