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Experiences of men with psychosis participating in a community-based football programme.

Purpose Physical activity is associated with both physical and mental health benefits for people with psychosis. However, mental health services have been criticised for failing to adequately promote physical activities. Occupational Therapy, with its foc ...

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 Survey (NI) 2016/17

Department of Health (NI) Smoking, Overweight, Child Health, Physical Activity, Eating Habits, Healthy Eating, Fruit and vegetables The Department of Health today (24 October 2017) published the “Health Survey (NI): First Results 2016/17” report and accom ...

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 ...

Off to a good start? Primary school experiences and the transition to second-level education

Smyth E. Groewing Up in Ireland Team Education, Young People, Academic ability Growing Up in Ireland: National Longitudinal Study of Children The transition to second-level education is a major landmark in young people’s lives, as they adjust to new teach ...

Get Ireland Walking Strategy and Action Plan 2017- 2020

Sport Ireland Physical Activity, Walking, Health Activity, Pedestrian Infrastructure, Healthy Living, Lifestyle The Get Ireland Walking (GIW) is an initiative of Sport Ireland, funded by Healthy Ireland, delivered by Mountaineering Ireland and supported b ...

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 ...

Cross border policing strategy 2016.

Further to the advances made and capabilities built under the auspices of the Cross Border Policing Strategy between An Garda Síochána and the Police Service of Northern Ireland from 2010, and building on the day-to-day cooperation between operational u ...

"You don't feel": The experience of youth benzodiazepine misuse in Ireland.

There are negative effects to inappropriate use of benzodiazepines, yet the percentage of young people in Ireland experimenting with benzodiazepines has increased. There is a paucity of research about why Irish young people misuse benzodiazepines. In this ...

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 ...

The influence of city, intermediate, and rural living on substance use in Northern Ireland: a cross-sectional study in adolescents.

. Michael T McKay, Jon C Cole http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27922 Public 1 January 2017 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1506671797 27922 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE;HEALTH;ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION ...

Alcohol & pregnancy: Ireland looks towards the future of infant mental health.

. Mental Daily http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27921 Public 27 September 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1506669455 27921 No HEALTH;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

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 ...

Drink-driving: tougher rules are welcome.

. Editorial. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27913 Public 27 September 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1506492592 27913 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

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 ...

A naturalistic longitudinal analysis of post-detoxification outcomes in opioid-dependent patients.

Introduction and aims: To provide an assessment of outcomes in a cohort of opioid-dependent patients post-detoxification. Design and methods: This study employed an observational longitudinal cohort design. Patients who completed detoxification in the thr ...

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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