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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 ...

'Inadequate' aid to help expectant mums quit smoking.

. Sean McCarthaigh. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27697 Public 1 August 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501570564 27697 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;TOBACCO USE;HEALTH;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

PDU (Problem drug use) revision summary.

. Danica Thanki, Julian Vicente Drug misuse This document is a summary of the concepts and definitions in the revised area. Detailed background information about the process of revision can be found in two related documents (see footnote 3). The changes ar ...

The Novel Psychoactive Substances in the UK Project: empirical and conceptual review work to produce research recommendations.

. Noreen D Mdege, Nick Meader, Charlie Lloyd, Steve Parrott, Jim McCambridge http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27685 Public 1 June 2017 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501228029 27685 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;HEALTH;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Are you packing a healthy lunch?

With the new school year upon us the Public Health Agency (PHA) is on hand with some top tips for packing a healthy lunch. The PHAÂ's leaflet Â'Are you packing a healthy lunchÂ' has lots of advice and lunch ideas, and you can find it at www ...

Drug Alerts 2017

Drug alerts issued by DoH in 2017 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Pharmacy, Pharmacy and medicines policy Drug alerts issued by DoH in 2017 Research and Evaluation Report https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/publications/drug-alerts-2 ...

The Children Order- Child Minding and Day care

This booklet is intended for those interested in becoming a child minder or in providing day care.  Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Social services, Social services policy This booklet is intended for those interested in becom ...

Sugary fizzy drinks /squashes by sex, age-group, and deprivation quintile 2015/16

This information has been produced from the health survey Northern Ireland and issued 10th January 2017. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Department of Health commissioned surveys This information h ...

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