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Drug abuse in Ireland

Drug abuse in Ireland

a resource manual for pharmacists, produce in association with the Health Education Committee of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland

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Published by Pharmacists against Drug Abuse in (Dublin) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(editor, Desmond Corrigan).
ContributionsCorrigan, Desmond., Pharmacists against Drug Abuse., Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. HealthEducation Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19978890M

  Ana Liffey Drug Project's Tony Duffin showed us some of the worst-affected areas. is an Irish news website that invites its users to shape the news agenda. Facts about Drug Misuse in Ireland Desmond Corrigan, Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health, Background information on legal, medical, social and historical facts about drugs used for nonmedical purposes in Ireland. Download. Hepatitis C: A Guide for Drug Users and Their Families Shay Keating, Drug Treatment Centre Board, Download.

  In his book Shooting Up: A Short History of Drugs an interview survey commissioned by the White House’s Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention found that . Yet since the drug first obtained a foothold in Ireland in the late Seventies, its use has escalated and today heroin addiction is a fact of life for many people, not only in Dublin, but in many towns in Ireland. The extremely addictive nature of the drug makes it particularly difficult .

  Similarly, the Ireland’s drug use has reached a crisis level, according to The Drugs and Alcohol Trends Monitoring System In recent years, the primary drugs of abuse have changed in the U.S. and in Ireland. In the United States, the drug crisis that allegedly began with prescription opioids has evolved into an illicit drugs problem. For example, distinctions between drug misuse and abuse, and terms such as street drugs or hard or soft drugs are somewhat ambiguous and perhaps dependent on sociocultural contexts. The chapter begins by providing an overview of a definition of a drug, drug use, and drug action and then distinguishes drug use from misuse and provides terms used.


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These sources indicate: There has been an increase in drug use in the Irish population since regular population surveying began inwith males and young people being the most common users.; Illicit drug use contributes to a range of health.

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