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Dillon, Lucy (2018) Rethinking the response to cannabis use. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 64, Winter 2018 , p. 24.

Murphy, Kevin D and Lambert, Sharon and McCarthy, Suzanne and Sahm, Laura J and Byrne, Stephen (2017) "You don't feel": The experience of youth benzodiazepine misuse in Ireland. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs , Early online , pp. 1-8.

Millar, Sean (2017) Alcohol, tobacco and illicit substance use among 17‒18-year-olds in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 61, Spring 2017 , p. 10.

Millar, Sean (2017) Incidence of hepatitis C among people who inject drugs in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 61, Spring 2017 , p. 12.

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.

Ivers, Jo-Hanna H and Ducray, Kevin (2015) A case study of an adolescent substance user: an adolescent community reinforcement (A-CRA) approach. International Journal of Clinical Case Studies , 1 , (102) .

Smyth, Bobby P and O'Brien, Mary (2004) Children attending addiction treatment service in Dublin, 1990-1999. European Addiction Research , 10 , pp. 68-74.

Smyth, Bobby P and Barry, Joseph and Keenan, Eamon (2001) Syringe borrowing persists in Dublin despite harm reduction interventions. Addiction , 98 , pp. 717-727.

Gervin, Maurice and Hughes, Rita and Bamford, L and Smyth, Bobby P and Keenan, Eamon (2001) Heroin smoking by 'chasing the dragon' in young opiate users in Ireland. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment , 20 , (4) , pp. 297-300.

Harding, Steve (1999) E. types and Saturday night fevers - the 'staying alive' campaign. Journal of Health Gain , 3 , (3) , pp. 23-24.


[Irish Mirror] , O'Callaghan, Gavin Young drug dealers should be able to have records wiped for second chance, minister says. (07 Jan 2018)

[Sunday Independent] , O'Regan, Mark Rising number of U18s entering 'detox'. (02 Oct 2017)

[Irish Times] , Purcell, Jennifer Opinion. Of course millennials take drugs but we’re not stupid. (24 Jul 2017)

[Independent.ie] , Lynott, Laura Children as young as 13 are caught up in crack 'epidemic'. (06 Mar 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra 10k treated for substance abuse in 3 months. (15 Aug 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Drink and drugs linked to crimes done on probation. (05 Feb 2014)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Detox unit invites referrals. (11 Dec 2013)

Royal College of Psychiatrists. [Royal College of Psychiatrists] Stimulant medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ‘protects against substance use disorders’. (12 Jul 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Study: 25% of St Pat’s inmates at risk of psychosis. (14 May 2013)

[Guardian] , Benedictus, Leo How the British fell out of love with drugs. (24 Feb 2011)


O'Brien, Karl and Foley, Brian (2017) “Its only weed”. Rethinking our response to young people’s cannabis use. Dublin: Ballymun Youth Action Project.

Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force. (2017) Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2017. Year 2. Dublin: Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force.

Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force. (2016) Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2016. Dublin: Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force.

World Health Organization. (2015) HIV and young people who inject drugs. Technical brief. Geneva: World Health Organization.

TNS Political & Social. (2014) Flash Eurobarometer 401. Young people and drugs. Luxembourg: European Commission.

Probation Service. Horgan, John J (2013) Drug and alcohol misuse among young offenders on probation supervision in Ireland: findings from the Drugs and Alcohol Survey 2012. Dublin: Probation Service.

Adfam, Against Violence and Abuse. (2012) Between a rock and a hard place. How parents deal with children who use substances and perpetrate abuse. Project report. London: Adfam and Against Violence and Abuse.

Leahy, Pat and Bennet, Emma and Farrell, Aoife (2011) Youthwork as a response to drugs issues in the community. A report on the Gurranabraher–Churchfield Drugs Outreach Project: profile, evaluation, and future development. Cork: Youth Work Ireland Cork.

Health Service Executive. (2010) Second annual child & adolescent mental health service report, 2009-2010. Health Service Executive.

Foróige. (2010) Tobacco, alcohol and drugs. Foróige policy and guidelines. Dublin: Foróige.

Duffy, Martin and Schaefer, Nadine and Coomber, Ross and O’Connell, Lauren and Turnbull, Paul J, eds. (2008) Cannabis supply and young people. London: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Irish Youth Justice Service. (2008) National Youth Justice Strategy 2008 – 2010. Dublin: Stationery Office.

The Gallup Organization. (2008) Young people and drugs among 15–24 year-olds: analytical report. Flash Eurobarometer 233. Brussels: European Commission.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2007) EMCDDA 2007 selected issue - Drug use and related problems among very young people (under 15 years old). Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities.

Jones, Sarah and Drainey, Sarah and Walker, Lee and Rooney, Jennifer (2004) Collecting the evidence: clients' views on drug services. Addaction's user consultation survey 2004. London: Addaction.

National Youth Federation. (2004) Dealing with drugs, alcohol and tobacco in youth work settings: guidelines for youth workers. Dublin: Irish Youth Work Press.

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.

Boreham, Richard and McManus, Sally, eds. (2002) Drug use, smoking and drinking among young people in England in 2002. London: Stationery Office.

Drug Prevention Alliance. (2002) Give us a chance at life! [Dublin]: Drug Prevention Alliance.

Miller, Robert and Dowds, Lizanne (2002) Drug and alcohol use among young people in Northern Ireland: a secondary analysis of drug and alcohol use surveys. Final report. Belfast: Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.

Dean, Geoffrey and Bradshaw, John S and Lavelle, Father Paul and Butler, Michael (1984) Characteristics of heroin and non-heroin users in a north-central Dublin Area. Dublin: Medico-Social Research Board.

Evidence resource

Leslie, Ellen and Smirnov, Andrew and Najman, Jake M and Scott, John [Australian Government] . (2016) Alcohol use and motivations for drinking among types of young adult illicit stimulant users. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice (515) 15 p.

Foxcroft, David R and Coombes, Lindsey and Wood, Sarah and Allen, Debby and Almeida Santimano, Nerissa ML [The Cochrane Library] . (2015) Motivational interviewing for alcohol misuse in young adults. London: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 8 doi/10.1002/14651858.CD007025.pub3

Gilvarry, Eilish and McArdle, Paul and O’Herlihy, Anne and Mirza, Kah and Bevington, Dickon and Malcolm, Norman, eds. [Royal College of Psychiatrists] (2012) Practice standards for young people with substance misuse problems. London: Royal College of Psychiatrists. 53 p.

NSW Department of Health. (2008) NSW Health drug and alcohol psychosocial interventions. Professional practice guidelines. Sydney: NSW Department of Health. 92 p.

Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office. [NSW Department of Health] (2007) Drug & alcohol treatment guidelines for residential settings. Sydney: NSW Department of Health. 49 p.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. [NICE] (2007) Drug misuse in over 16s: psychosocial interventions. London: NICE. 38 p. Clinical guideline [CG51]

Scotland. Scottish Executive. [Scottish Executive] (2003) Getting our priorities right: good practice guidance for working with children and families affected by substance misuse. Edinburgh: Stationery Office. ii, 94.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] 319. Deputy Tom Hayes asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the extent to which heroin use is a factor in crime here; his policy regarding heroin use and addiction treatment; the additional measures being taken to tackle heroin related crime; the statistics he has in relation to heroin use and under-age heroin use here including in South Tipperary. [27110/09]. (07 Jul 2009)

[Oireachtas] Leader's Questions. (28 Feb 2007)


Sanders, Bill, ed. (2006) Drugs, clubs and young people: sociological and public health perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate .

Kirke, Deirdre M (2006) Teenagers and substance use: social networks and peer influence. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan .

Calafat, Amador and Fernandez, Cesareo and Juan, Montserrat and Anttila, Anu-Hanna and Arias, Ruth and Bellis, Mark A and Bohrn, Karl and Fenk, Regina and Hughes, Karen and Kerschl, Andrea Viktoria and Kokkevi, Anna and Kuussaari, Kristiina and Mendes, Fernando and Leenders, Frank and Simon, Joseph and Spyropoulou, Joseph Simon Maria and Wijngaart, Goof van de and Zavatti, Patrizia (2003) Enjoying the nightlife in Europe: the role of moderation. Palma de Mollorca: IREFREA .


HRB National Drugs Library. (2017) Factsheet: Young people, drugs and alcohol: the Irish situation. Dublin: HRB National Drugs Library.

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