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Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2009-2015.

Creator:

Health Research Board

Subject Keywords: Substance Misuse
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

The National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) records cases of treated problem drug and alcohol use in Ireland between 2009 and 2015. Overview: alcohol as a main problem: In this seven-year period 56,702 cases were treated for problem alcohol use. The number of cases increased from 7,993 in 2009 to 8,876 in 2011. Since then the numbers have decreased year-on-year to 7,616 in 2015. In 2015: â?¢ The proportion of new cases decreased to 46.7% from 54.1% in 2009. â?¢ The majority of cases were treated in outpatient facilities (52.7%), similar to previous years. â?¢ Nearly four out of 10 cases were treated in residential facilities, similar to previous years. â?¢ Only 2.7% of cases were treated for problem alcohol use in prison.

Date:

01/07/2017

DOI:

10.14655/11971-1102113

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

Health Research Board. (2017) Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2009-2015. [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/1102113 [Accessed: 16th November 2019].

  

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National Drugs Library
 
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