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Evidence from qualitative studies of youth about the impacts of tobacco control policy on young people in Europe: a systematic review.

Introduction A range of tobacco control policies endeavour to prevent smoking uptake in young people, yet relatively little is known about how such interventions impact young people's engagement with smoking. We reviewed existing qualitative evidence ...

Alcohol control policies and alcohol consumption: an international comparison of 167 countries.

BACKGROUND Alcohol control policy has a fundamental role in limiting negative health, economic and social harm caused by alcohol consumption. However, there is substantial international heterogeneity in country-level policy adoption, implementation and mo ...

National prevalence study. Do the findings from the Greentown study of children's involvement in criminal networks (2015) extend beyond Greentown? Interim report.

. Sean Redmond, Catherine Naughton This national prevalence survey aimed to identify whether the findings from the original study (2015), based on a single case study design, extends beyond Greentown. A survey method conducted with a national set of expert ...

Treatment for opioid use and outcomes in older adults: a systematic literature review.

. Anne Marie Carew, Catherine Comiskey. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/28129 Public 1 January 2018 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1514902349 28129 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;SUBSTANCE MISUSE;RESEARCH ...

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 ...

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 ...

How do individuals develop alcohol use disorder after bariatric surgery? A grounded theory exploration.

BACKGROUND: Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for severe obesity. However, following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery, a small minority of patients develop new-onset alcohol use disorder (AUD), the aetiology of which is poorly under ...

Frequently asked questions: supervised injecting facilities.

. Health Service Executive, National Office for Social Inclusion. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27269 Public 1 May 2017 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1502453498 27269 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Irish General Practitioner (GP) perspectives toward decriminalisation, legalisation and cannabis for Therapeutic Purposes (CTP).

. Marie Claire Van Hout, Claire Collins, Ide Delargy, Des Crowley Illicit Drugs Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27072 Public 1 January 2017 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1499853200 27072 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;SUBSTA ...

Experience of drug overdose at an urban addiction clinic in Ireland.

. T Barry, D Crowley, A Benton, E Barron, F O'Reilly Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/26749 Public 1 January 2017 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1509718093 26749 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;SUBSTANCE MISUSE;HEALTH;DRUG ...

An Investigation into the Partnership Process of Community Based Health Promotion for Men

Waterford Institute of Technology Partnership, Men's Health Working in partnership offers service providers an opportunity to support one another and to maximise their collective resources. Effective partnerships underpin effective interventions wher ...

Report on the State of Men's Health across 17 European Countries

European Men's Health Forum Men's Health, Health Inequity  This publication examines a broad range of men's health issues and health inequalities throughout 17 European countries. Request Full Article Health Inequalities Research and Evalua ...

Smokers and ex-smokers have shared differences in the neural substrates for potential monetary gains and losses.

Despite an increased understanding of nicotine addiction, there is a scarcity of research comparing the neural correlates of non-drug reward between smokers and ex-smokers. Long-term changes in reward-related brain functioning for non-drug incentives may ...

Sharps injuries in a teaching hospital: changes over a decade.

BACKGROUND Sharps injuries create a high volume of occupational health (OH) workload in the health care setting. The deadline for implementation of the European Sharps Directive was 11 May 2013. AIMS To compare the epidemiology of sharps injuries reported ...

A review of mental health recovery programs in selected industrialized countries.

The concept of recovery has gained increasing attention and many mental health systems have taken steps to move towards more recovery oriented practice and service structures. This article represents a description of current recovery-oriented programs in ...

Recorded crime: quarter 3 2016.

. Central Statistics Office Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/26555 Public 1 December 2016 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1482155401 26555 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Optimizing writing schemes for addiction researchers.

. Jan Klimas. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/26526 Public 1 January 2016 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1499853884 26526 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Garda recorded crime statistics 2010- 2014.

This release provides an overview of recorded crime, as well as detections and outcomes of criminal proceedings for crimes reported to An Garda Siochana during 2014, based on administrative data received in 2016. Compared with 2010 Group 04 Dangerous or n ...

An eminent Limerick doctor: Dr. William Brooke O'Shaughnessy.

. JE Cosnett. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/26489 Public 1 January 1992 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1481112126 26489 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;DRUGS MISUSE;HEALTH;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

A review of a GP registrar-run mobile health clinic for homeless people.

. Austin O'Carroll, N Irving, J O'Neill, E Flanagan Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/26435 Public 1 August 2017 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1502435770 26435 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE;HEALTH ...