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Ponsford, Ruth and Melendez-Torres, G J and Miners, Alec and Falconer, Jane and Bonell, Chris (2024) Whole-school interventions promoting student commitment to school to prevent substance use and violence, and improve educational attainment: a systematic review. Public Health Research , 12 , (2) , pp. 1-322.

Linnansaari, Anu and Schreuders, Michael and Kunst, Anton E and Lindfors, Pirjo (2022) Facilitating conditions for staff's confidence to enforce school tobacco policies: qualitative analysis from seven European cities. Implementation Science Communications , 3 .

Wolfenden, Luke and McCrabb, Sam and Barnes, Courtney and O'Brien, Kate M and Ng, Kwok W and Nathan, Nicole K and Sutherland, Rachel and Hodder, Rebecca K and Tzelepis, Flora and Nolan, Erin and Williams, Christopher M and Yoong, Sze Lin (2022) Strategies for enhancing the implementation of school‐based policies or practices targeting diet, physical activity, obesity, tobacco or alcohol use. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , (8) .

Mertens, Aukje E J and Kunst, Anton E and Lorant, Vincent and Alves, Joana and Rimpelä, Arja and Clancy, Luke and Kuipers, Mirte A G (2021) Smoking cessation among adolescents in Europe: The role of school policy and programmes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence , 227 , p. 108945.

Faggiano, Fabrizio and Minozzi, Silvia and Versino, Elisabetta and Buscemi, Daria (2014) Universal school-based prevention for illicit drug use. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , (12) .

Coppo, Alessandro and Rosaria Galanti, Maria and Buscemi, Daria and Giordano, Livia and Faggiano, Fabrizio (2014) School policies for preventing smoking among young people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , (10) .

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2013) Effectiveness Bank Bulletin [Harm reduction school drug education]. Effectiveness Bank Bulletin , 15 Jul .


HSE Tobacco Free Ireland Programme. (2023) HSE health and wellbeing: information and guidance on e-cigarettes for schools. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

WHO Regional Office for Europe. (2023) Nicotine- and tobacco-free schools: policy development and implementation toolkit. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe.

World Health Organization. (2023) Freedom from nicotine and tobacco: guide for schools. Geneva: World Health Organization.

Ozcubukcu, Arda and Towl, Graham (2022) Illicit drug use in universities: zero tolerance or harm reduction? Debate paper 29. Oxford: Higher Education Policy Institute.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (2021) Mental health, substance use, and wellbeing in higher education: supporting the whole student. Washington DC: The National Academies Press.

Mentor ADEPSIS. (2017) Updating your drugs policy to include NPS. London: Mentor ADEPSIS.

Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service. (2015) Delivering alcohol and drug education: advice for teachers. London: Mentor ADEPSIS.

Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service. (2014) Efficient needs assessment in schools. London: Mentor ADEPSIS.

Mackay, M and Vincenten, J (2014) National action to address child intentional injury - 2014. Europe summary. Birmingham: European Child Safety Alliance.

Adfam. (2013) Identifying and supporting children affected by parental substance misuse – Resource for schools. London: Mentor ADEPSIS.

Drugs Policy Working Group, Irish Youth Justice Service. (2013) Drugs, alcohol & substance use/misuse: policy for children detention schools. Dublin: Irish Youth Justice Service.

James, Claire (2012) Reviewing your drug and alcohol policy: a toolkit for schools. London: Mentor.

The Drug Education Forum. (2012) Principles for supporting school drug education. London: The Drug Education Forum.

The Drug Education Forum. (2012) Beyond the lesson plan. Drug prevention and early intervention. London: The Drug Education Forum.

The Drug Education Forum. (2012) Engaging parents in drug education in schools and in the community. London: The Drug Education Forum.

United Kingdom. Department for Education. (2012) Screening, searching and confiscation. Advice for head teachers, staff and governing bodies. London: Department of Education.

Joint Board for the Student Experience, UCC. (2010) A university & students’ union policy: “UCC, alcohol & the student experience”. Cork: University College Cork.

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. (2010) Building on our strengths: Canadian standards for school-based youth substance abuse prevention. Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.

Health Canada. (2008) Best practices: Early intervention, outreach and community linkages for youth with substance use problems. Ottawa: Health Canada.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. (2007) Interventions in schools to prevent and reduce alcohol use among children and young people. London: NICE.

Mazerolle, Lorraine and Rombouts, Sacha (2005) Monograph no. 07: School based drug prevention: a systematic review of the effectiveness on illicit drug use. Fitzroy: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.

McKeganey, Neil (2005) Random drug testing of schoolchildren: a shot in the arm or a shot in the foot for drug prevention? York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Reaper-Reynolds, Sheilagh and Williams, James and Wolfe, Esther and Keane, Rory (2005) Understanding substances and substance use: a handbook for teachers. Kildare: South Western Area Health Board.

Ireland. Department of Education and Science. (2002) Guidelines for developing a school substance use policy. Dublin: Department of Education and Science.

Health Schools Project, Health Promotion Department, NEHB. (2000) Proposed post-primary schools drug policy for the North East region. North Eastern Health Board.

Grube, Joel W and Morgan, Mark (1990) The development and maintenance of smoking, drinking and other drug use among Dublin post-primary pupils. Dublin: ESRI.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions 238 – Education policy [cannabis-based vapes] [50757/23]. (22 Nov 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Questions 547 – Gambling sector [51192/23]. (22 Nov 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Question 278 & 335 - School curriculum [Gambling] [39723/23, 40180/23]. (20 Sep 2023)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 359 - Teacher training [56747/22]. (15 Nov 2022)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science debate. School bullying and the impact on mental health: discussion (resumed). (01 Jun 2021)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 30 - Departmental functions [education] [33521/16]. (08 Nov 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 15 - Schools health and safety [Drug and alcohol education] [10758/16]. (19 May 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 158 - School curriculum. [22403/11]. (21 Jul 2011)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 54 - National Drugs Strategy [School testing] [7680/07]. (22 Mar 2007)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 18 & 78 - Substance abuse [School testing] [10797/07, 10796/07]. (22 Mar 2007)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 168 & 169 – National drug strategy. [5917/07]. (15 Feb 2007)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 468 - School curriculum. [17846/06]. (16 May 2006)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 61 - Drugs in schools [36931/05]. (15 Dec 2005)

Book Section

Butler, Shane and Ryder, Niamh (2005) Reducing alcohol - related harm in Irish colleges: a qualitative evaluation of the College Alcohol Policy Initiative. In: The health of Irish students: College Lifestyle and Attitudinal National (CLAN) Survey; a qualitative evaluation of the College Alcohol Policy Initiative. Dublin: Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health and Children , pp. 55-83.


Murphy, Christopher A (2000) Drugs policy in schools. MSc thesis, Trinity College Dublin.

Teaching Resource

Ireland. Department of Education, Pscyhological Service, Ireland. Department of Health, Health Promotion Unit, Mater Dei Counselling Centre. (1997) On my own two feet: educational resource materials for the prevention of substance abuse. Dublin: Ireland, Department of Education.


Byrne, Michael (2012) Development and implementation of a university alcohol action plan. University College Cork, Cork.


Digital Desk Staff. [Irish Examiner] UL president calls for vaping ban on all college campuses. (23 Sep 2019)

[Independent.ie] , Courtney, Daire Garda sniffer dogs to sweep Dublin school for drugs. (17 Dec 2016)

[Irish Times] , Hoban, Brian DCU’s 'indifference' to student addiction. (14 Dec 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , O’Faolain, Aodhan and Managh, Ray School fights move to reinstate drug allegation student. (28 May 2013)

[The Guardian] School expulsion for cannabis unlawful says UK High Court. (01 Sep 2006)

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