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UNODC annual report 2016.

. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Drug misuse, Crime, Terrorism The 2016 annual report provides an overview of UNODC's work across the globe in assisting Member States to address the threat posed by drugs, crime and terrorism. In addition to ...

Healthy Ireland survey 2017 summary of findings.

. Department of Health (RoI) Alcohol consumption, Dirinking habits, Binge drinking This report provides an overview of results from the third wave of the Healthy Ireland Survey, an annual interviewer administered face-to-face survey commissioned by the Dep ...

Health and social responses to drug problems: a European guide.

. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction Substance Misuse This guide and the associated package of online materials provides a reference point for planning or delivering health and social responses to drug problems in Europe. The most appr ...

Cycle of Change: change promoter or benevolent fiction?

Prochaska and DiClementeâ?Ts ubiquitous â?~five stages of changeâ?T seems to offer a scientific system to guide clinicians and therapists on how to work with patients â?" how to recognise when someone is ready to commit to treatment (or if not to nud ...

Exposure to substance use prevention messages among adolescents. Short report.

This issue of The CBHSQ Report examines adolescents' exposure to substance use prevention messages using US data from the 2002 to 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). It also uses 2015 NSDUH data to examine exposure to prevention mess ...

WHO alcohol brief intervention training manual for primary care.

Alcohol contributes significantly to the disease and mortality burden in the WHO European Region, and primary health care systems play an important role in reducing the impact of harmful alcohol use. Screening and brief interventions (SBIs) for alcohol ar ...

Role of nurses in alcohol and drug treatment services.

. Royal College of Nursing, Association of Nurses in Substance Abuse, National Substance Misuse Non-Medical Prescribing Forum, Public Health England Drug treatment This resource is to assist commissioners and providers of specialist adult alcohol and drug ...

Growing up in Ireland: National longitudinal study of children. Off to a good start? Primary school experiences and the transition to second-level education.

Primary schools can influence young peopleâ?Ts later engagement with education in a number of ways. First, having a positive experience of primary school and good relations with teachers can enhance childrenâ?Ts engagement with school and thus provide a f ...

Examining the comparative use, experience, and outcomes of community service orders as alternatives to short prison sentences in Ireland.

â?~Examining the comparative use, experience, and outcomes of community service orders as alternatives to short prison sentences in Irelandâ?T by Dr Kate Oâ?THara is the outcome of a 3-year employment-based PhD research project (2013-16), co-funded by the ...

Improvement knowledge and skills guide. Development Assessment Tool for all staff.

. Health Service Executive Learning, Skills The purpose of the guide is to: 1. Assist individuals to self assess their: current knowledge and skills in relation to improvement learning and development needs for current or future roles 2. Assist hospital gr ...

Talking to your children about new psychoactive substances and club drugs. A handbook for parents and carers.

Part 1: What are club drugs and NPS? Part 2: New psychoactive substances Part 3: Know your drugs Part 4: The law [in the UK] Part 5: What you can do as a parent / carer Part 6: Talking about drugs Part 7: Talking about consequences Part 8: Staying safe Me ...

Health Ireland Survey 2017

Department of Health (RoI) Smoking, Alcohol, Diet, Nutrition, Weight, Active Travel, Health Behaviour, Young People, Sexual Health, Health Service Utilisation, Antibiotics, Breastfeeding This report provides an overview of results from the third wave of t ...

Breastfeeding on the Island of Ireland

10.14655/105129-107423 Purdy J. McAvoy H. Cotter N. The Institute of Public Health in Ireland Breastfeeding, Breast Milk, Baby, Income, Nationality This report presents a summary of strategies and current data on breastfeeding across the island of Ireland ...

A seminar on alcohol and pregnancy.

. Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force Alcohol consumption, Pregnancy Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force. (2017) A seminar on alcohol and pregnancy. In: Alcohol and pregnancy, 26 September, Connaght Hotel, Galway. The aim of this seminar was ...

HIV in Ireland 2017. Findings from the National HIV knowledge and attitudes survey 2017 and People living with HIV stigma survey 2017. Summary report.

This research contains data from two surveys; the first is the National HIV Attitudes and Knowledge Survey and the second is the People Living with HIV Stigma Survey. These two surveys present us with valuable insights into the views and attitudes of the ...

Tusla annual report 2016.

The Tusla â?" Child and Family Agency was first established on the 1st January 2014 as the dedicated State Agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children. Tuslaâ?Ts remit includes a range of broad-based and targeted services, as ...

National Self-Harm Registry Ireland annual report 2016.

Although the 2016 self-harm rates show a slight increase from 2015, there seems to be a stabilisation in the rate of self-harm in recent years. It should be noted however that the 2016 self-harm rate is still 10% higher than the rate in 2007, the year bef ...

National Office for Suicide Prevention annual report 2016.

The National Office for Suicide Prevention, within the HSE Mental Health Division, continues to work to realise the vision of an Ireland where fewer lives are lost through suicide. Connecting for Life is the current national government strategy to reduce ...

Dublin Simon annual impact report 2016.

Dublin Simon Community provides accommodation and supportive services to individuals and couples over 18 years of age and families who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow and Meath, enabling them to rebuild their liv ...

Merchants Quay Ireland annual review 2016.

Merchants Quay Ireland is the largest non-profit drug service provider in Ireland, well established and with a proven track record in providing residential drug and alcohol treatment. A national voluntary organisation founded by the Franciscans in 1969, M ...

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