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Taylor, Hannah (2021) Young people in drug policy advocacy. Drug Reporter .

GBD 2019 Risk Factors Collaborators. (2020) Global burden of 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet , 396 , (10258) , pp. 1223-1249.

Leos-Toro, Cesar and Fong, Geoffrey T and Meyer, Samantha B and Hammond, David (2020) Cannabis health knowledge and risk perceptions among Canadian youth and young adults. Harm Reduction Journal , 17 , (54) , p. 54.

Guiney, Ciara (2020) GYDP young people: response to Covid-19 public health measures. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 74, Summer 2020 , pp. 16-17.

Mongan, Deirdre and Millar, Sean and O'Dwyer, Claire and Long, Jean and Galvin, Brian (2020) Drinking in denial: a cross-sectional analysis of national survey data in Ireland to measure drinkers’ awareness of their alcohol use. BMJ Open , 10 , (e034520) .

Hindocha, Chandni and Quattrone, Diego and Freeman, Tom P and Murray, Robin M and Mondelli, Valeria and Breen, Gerome and Curtis, Charles and Morgan, Celia J A and Valerie Curran, H and Di Forti, Marta (2020) Do AKT1, COMT and FAAH influence reports of acute cannabis intoxication experiences in patients with first episode psychosis, controls and young adult cannabis users? Translational Psychiatry , 10 , (1) , p. 143.

Khouja, Jasmine N and Suddell, Steph F and Peters, Sarah E and Taylor, Amy E and Munafo, Marcus R (2020) Is e-cigarette use in non-smoking young adults associated with later smoking? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Tobacco Control , Early online .

Hines, Lindsey and Trickey, Adam and Leung, Janni and Larney, Sarah and Peacock, Amy and Degenhardt, Louisa and Colledge, Samantha and Hickman, Matthew and Grebely, Jason and Cunningham, Evan B and Stone, Jack and Dumchev, Konstantyn and Griffiths, Paul and Vickerman, Peter and Mattick, Richard P and Lynskey, Michael T (2020) Associations between national development indicators and the age profile of people who inject drugs: results from a global systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet Global Health , 8 , (1) .

Ning, Ke and Gondek, Dawid and Patalay, Praveetha and Ploubidis, George B (2020) The association between early life mental health and alcohol use behaviours in adulthood: a systematic review. PLoS ONE , 15 , (2 e0228667.) , e0228667.

Russell, Cayley and Neufeld, Maria and Sabioni, Pamela and Varatharajan, Thepikaa and Ali, Farihah and Miles, Sarah and Henderson, Joanna and Fischer, Benedikt and Rehm, Jürgen (2019) Assessing service and treatment needs and barriers of youth who use illicit and non-medical prescription drugs in Northern Ontario, Canada. PLoS ONE , 14 , (12) , e0225548.

Smyth, Bobby P and O'Farrell, Anne and Daly, Antoinette (2019) Cannabis use and associated health problems – what’s the harm? Irish Medical Journal , 112 , (9) , p. 1000.

Dyer, Maddy L and Heron, Jon and Hickman, Matthew and Munafò, Marcus R (2019) Alcohol use in late adolescence and early adulthood: the role of generalized anxiety disorder and drinking to cope motives. Drug and Alcohol Dependence , (107480) , p. 107480.

Hadland, Scott E and Park, Tae Woo and Bagley, Sarah M (2018) Stigma associated with medication treatment for young adults with opioid use disorder: a case series. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice , 13 , (15) .

McNicholl, Brian and Goggin, Deirdre and O'Donovan, Diarmuid (2018) Alcohol-related presentations to emergency departments in Ireland: a descriptive prevalence study. BMJ Open , 8 , (e021932) .

Colizzi, Marco and Murray, Robin (2018) Cannabis and psychosis: what do we know and what should we do? The British Journal of Psychiatry , 212 , (4) .

Mustonen, Antti and Niemelä, Solja and Nordström, Tanja and Murray, Graham K and Mäki, Pirjo and Jääskeläinen, Erika and Miettunen, Jouko (2018) Adolescent cannabis use, baseline prodromal symptoms and the risk of psychosis. The British Journal of Psychiatry , 212 , (4) , pp. 227-233.

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 (2018) "You don't feel": The experience of youth benzodiazepine misuse in Ireland. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs , 50 , (2) , pp. 121-128.

Stokes, Siobhan (2017) Increase in cocaine use among OST patients. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 63, Autumn 2017 , pp. 28-30.

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) .

Onikoyi-Deckon, A and Smyth, Bobby P (2013) Use of new psychoactive substances among teenagers attending a specialized adolescent addiction service in Dublin, before and after a legislative ban on their sale. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 182 , (Supplement 4) , S135-S136.

Keane, Martin and Long, Jean (2011) Health and homelessness: the Simon snapshot study. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 37, Spring 2011 , pp. 9-10.

Long, Jean and Carew, Anne Marie and McGuire, Vivion (2008) GPs' role in methadone treatment. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 28, Winter 2008 , pp. 9-10.

Robinson, Janet and Gibney, Sarah and Keane, Martin and Long, Jean (2008) Profile of needle exchange services in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 28, Winter 2008 , pp. 16-17.

Connolly, Johnny (2006) Alternatives to prison with a focus on drug using offenders. Administration , 54 , (1) , pp. 3-30.

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

Moloney, John (2004) Hepatitis C: lower prevalence in young persons' addiction treatment programme than in adult programmes. Irish Medical Journal , 97 , (8) , p. 252.

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 Examiner] , Clifford, Michael Staff demand publication of Cork addiction facility probe. (14 Sep 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Riordan, Sean Building of new centre for Cork children battling drug and alcohol addiction to get underway. (13 Jan 2020)

[Irish Times] , Gallagher, Conor Most children in youth detention centre had lost at least one parent. (28 Sep 2018)

[] , Mcgrath, Dominic 'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable'. (10 Sep 2018)

[] , Brophy, Daragh Ex-Assistant Commissioner on drug debate: 'Our young people are criminalised, deprived of life chances'. (13 Jun 2018)

[] , Casey, Patricia Study proves cannabis can lead to psychosis. (22 May 2018)

[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)

[] , 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)


Focus Ireland. (2020) Focus Ireland annual report 2019. Dublin: Focus Ireland.

O'Neill, Derek and Carew, Anne Marie and Lyons, Suzi (2020) National Drug Treatment Reporting System 2013 – 2019 drug data. Dublin: Health Research Board.

Meng, Ying-Ying and Ponce, Ninez A (2020) The changing landscape: tobacco and marijuana use among young adults in California. California: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force. (2019) Drug and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System (DATMS) 2019: year 4. Dublin: Blanchardstown Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force.

Ireland. Department of Health. (2019) Health in Ireland - Key trends 2019. Dublin: Department of Health.

O'Reilly, Laura and Mac Cionnaith, Criostoir (2019) Crack cocaine use in Ballymun: an evidence base for interventions. Dublin: Ballymun Youth Action Project.

Ireland. Department of Health. (2019) Healthy Ireland survey 2019 summary of findings. Dublin: Department of Health.

World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. (2019) Status report on alcohol consumption, harm and policy responses in 30 European countries 2019. Geneva: World Health Organization.

Kelly, Kathyan (2019) Substance misuse issues in Dublin’s north east inner city. A community-based needs analysis. Dublin: North Inner City Drug and Alcohol Task Force.

Central Statistics Office. (2019) Ireland's facts & figures 2018. Cork: Central Statistics Office.

Ireland. Department of Health. (2018) Healthy Ireland survey 2018 summary of findings. Dublin: Department of Health.

National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol, Northern Ireland. Department of Health. (2018) Prevalence of drug use and gambling in Ireland & drug use in Northern Ireland. 2014/15 drug prevalence survey: polydrug and new psychoactive substances results. Bulletin 4. Dublin: Department of Health.

National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol, Northern Ireland. Department of Health. (2018) Prevalence of drug use and gambling in Ireland & drug use in Northern Ireland. 2014/15 drug prevalence survey: prescription drug use results. Bulletin 5. Dublin: Department of Health.

Oberstown children detention campus. (2018) Oberstown children detention campus: annual report 2016/2017. Dublin: Oberstown children detention campus.

Hay, Gordon and Jaddoa, Ali and Oyston, Jane and Webster, Jane and Van Hout, Marie Claire and Rael dos Santos, Anderson (2017) Estimating the prevalence of problematic opiate use in Ireland using indirect statistical methods. Dublin: National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol.

Ireland. Department of Health. (2017) Healthy Ireland survey 2017 summary of findings. Dublin: Stationery Office.

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.

National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol, Northern Ireland. Department of Health. (2017) Prevalence of drug use and gambling in Ireland and drug use in Northern Ireland 2014/15: regional drug and alcohol task force (Ireland) and health and social care trust (Northern Ireland) results. Bulletin 2. Dublin: Department of Health.

Leslie, Ellen and Smirnov, Andrew and Najman, Jake M and Scott, John (2016) Alcohol use and motivations for drinking among types of young adult illicit stimulant users. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.

National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol, Northern Ireland. Department of Health. (2016) Prevalence of drug use and gambling in Ireland & drug use in Northern Ireland. Bulletin 1. Dublin: National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol.

Ireland. Department of Health. (2016) Healthy Ireland survey 2016 summary of findings. Dublin: Stationery Office.

Mongan, Deirdre and Long, Jean (2016) Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response. Dublin: Health Research Board.

Morton, Sarah and O'Reilly, Laura (2016) Community based low threshold substance use services: practitioner approaches and challenges. Dublin: Ballymun Youth Action Project.

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

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.

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.

Hope, Ann (2014) Alcohol literature review. Dublin: Department of Health.

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.

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

Dooley, Barbara and Fitzgerald, Amanda (2012) My world survey: national study of youth mental health in Ireland. Dublin: Headstrong – The National Centre for Youth Mental Health; UCD School of Psychology.

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 Research Board. Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. Bellerose, Delphine and Lyons, Suzi and Carew, Anne Marie and Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean (2010) Problem benzodiazepine use in Ireland: treatment (2003 to 2008) and deaths (1998 to 2007). Appendix. HRB Trends Series 9. Dublin: Health Research Board.

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.

Byrne, Sean (2010) Costs to society of problem alcohol use in Ireland. Kildare: Health Service Executive.

National Advisory Committee on Drugs. Kelly, Alan and Teljeur, Conor and Carvalho, Marlen (2009) Prevalence of opiate use in Ireland 2006: a 3-source capture recapture study. Dublin: Stationery Office.

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.

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

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.

O'Gorman, Aileen and Doyle, Martha and Crean, Declan (2007) National Drug Trend Monitoring System pilot study: summary report. Dublin: National Advisory Committee on Drugs.

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

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. (2007) Drug misuse in over 16s: psychosocial interventions. London: NICE.

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.

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

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.

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 .


Health Research Board. (2020) National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) data [Ireland].

Eurostat. (2020) Frequency of alcohol consumption by sex, age [Europe].

World Health Organization. (2020) Global Health Observatory data repository [International].

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

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. (2020) GHDx: Global Health Data exchange.

OECD. (2019) OECD data: alcohol consumption [International].


HRB National Drugs Library. (2020) Factsheet: young people, drugs and alcohol: the Irish situation. Dublin: HRB National Drugs Library.

Goggin, Deirdre and Cullen, Louise and O'Kane, Deirdre and O'Donovan, Diarmuid and Caroline, Mason Mohan (2019) Carlow alcohol-related harm profile 2019. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

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