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Prevalence of Drug Use and Gambling in Ireland and Drug Use in Northern Ireland- Bulletin 1

8.11.2016 http://health.gov.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Bulletin-1-cover-213x300... 213w" sizes="(max-width: 322px) 100vw, 322px" /> This Bulletin presents the key findings from the fourth drug prevalence survey of households in Irel ...

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 ...

'That gives you sleepless nights. It's a last resort': Giving children in State care a voice.

Guardians ad litem tell TheJournal.ie about the trends theyâ?Tve seen in children assigned to their care.,,,,,,, Sean Murray Guardians ad litem tell TheJournal.ie about the trends theyâ?Tve seen in children assigned to their care.,,,,,,, http://www.drugsa ...

Predictive utility of the NEO-FFI for later substance experiences among 16-year-old adolescents.

Purpose: The onset of substance use mostly occurs during adolescence. The aim of the present study is to investigate the relevance of personality on the basis of the NEO-Five-Factor Inventory (NEO-FFI) to future experiences with tobacco, alcohol and canna ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Drug misuse in over 16s: psychosocial interventions.

. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Drug treatment This guideline covers using psychosocial interventions to treat adults and young people over 16 who have a problem with or are dependent on opioids, stimulants or cannabis. It aims to r ...

Preventing and reducing drug overdoses- a priority for the EMCDDA.

. EMCDDA. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27810 Public 31 August 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1504161215 27810 No HEALTH;DRUG MISUSE;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

School appeals plan for addict recovery centre.

A Dublin inner city primary school and local residents have put the brakes on the Dublin Simon Community pressing ahead with its plan for a 70-bed recovery centre for homeless drug addicts and alcoholics at Usher's Island...... Gordon Deegan A Dublin ...

The use of digital technology in substance misuse recovery.

Alongside recent trends in the purchasing of illicit substances online, there has been a growth in the availability of online resources dedicated to treatment and recovery from substance misuse, including online interventions, mutual-aid groups and forums ...

The effect of female sex on hepatitis C incidence among people who inject drugs: results from the international multi-cohort InC3 Collaborative.

This study from the United States of America provides valuable information on differences in hepatitis C virus (HCV) incidence by sex in people who inject drugs (PWID), controlling for differences in related exposures and behavioral factors, using well-ch ...

Alcohol was my toughest opponent to beat- Egan

Olympic boxing silver medallist Ken Egan was speaking at the launch of the Dublin Rutland Centre's second annual 'Recovery Month'......... Eilish O'Regan Olympic boxing silver medallist Ken Egan was speaking at the launch of the Dublin ...

Hepatitis B and you. What you need to know when you are newly diagnosed.

. Health Protection Surveillance Centre Health protection A selection of the following Hepatitis B leaflets are also available in other languages. Click here to view leaflets in French, Iri, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Russian. Research and E ...

'We are all coming to the same conclusion 'prohibitive drug laws harm'.

. Tony Duffin http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27786 Public 25 August 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1503643750 27786 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Fentanyl. DrugWatch information sheet.

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic and short-acting painkiller that is 50-100 times more potent than morphine, meaning that 1/10th of a gram of fentanyl is equivalent to between 5-10g of morphine. It was first synthesized by Dr. Paul Janssen in December 196 ...

Simon Communities welcome National Drugs Strategy Publication.

. Simon Communities of Ireland http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27702 Public 1 July 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501575642 27702 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Gay health network statement on National Drug Strategy 2017- 2025.

. Gay Health Network http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27701 Public 1 July 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501575378 27701 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

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