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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 ...

Dealing with synthetics: time to reframe the narrative.

Key Points: â?¢ Despite adjustments over its lifetime, the contemporary international drug control regime has had an historical emphasis in on â?~narcoticâ?T drugs, such as opium, heroin and cocaine, rather than on a range of synthetic substances. â?¢ Ass ...

HSE drug expert: We need to consider testing and amnesty bins for clubs and festivals.

A senior addiction expert at the HSE has said that drug testing needs to be considered for festivals and nightclubs in order to cut down on overdoses and drug-related health problems......... Daragh Brophy A senior addiction expert at the HSE has said tha ...

Improving clinical responses to drug-related deaths. A summary of best practice and innovations from drug treatment providers.

. Collective Voice, NHS Substance Misuse Provider Alliance Drug treatment Collective Voice and the NHS Substance Misuse Provider Alliance (NHS SMPA) have worked together, with Public Health England's support, to produce a set of recommendations for pr ...

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 ...

Drug and Alcohol Findings collection: couples therapies.

One of only two types of therapies recommended for alcohol and/or drugs users by the UKâ?Ts official health intervention advisers. The most well known of these in the substance use sector focuses on a daily ritual in which the couple reaffirm and reinforc ...

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