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Do electronic cigarettes increase cigarette smoking in UK adolescents? Evidence from a 12-month prospective study.

BACKGROUND: In cross-sectional surveys, increasing numbers of adolescents report using both electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and cigarettes. This study assessed whether adolescent e-cigarette use was associated prospectively with initiation or escalat ...

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 ...

Ireland Thinks poll on attitudes to alcohol consumption.

Poll commissioned by Alcohol Action Ireland. Conducted June 12th to June 16th 2017. Methodology: â?¢ Ireland Thinks interviewed a random sample of 1,300 adults aged 18+ by telephone between Monday 12th June and Friday 16th of June 2017. â?¢ A random digit ...

When parents take drugs.

This booklet is intended for use by anyone talking with young people about a parent or carerâ?Ts drug or alcohol use, to help them understand and come to terms with their situation. Professionals â?" such as teachers, youth workers and health workers ...

Euro Health Consumer Index 2016 report.

In spite of financial crisis-induced austerity measures, such as the much publicized restrictions on the increase of healthcare spend, European healthcare keeps producing better results. Survival rates of heart disease, stroke and cancer are all increasin ...

Search for suitable 'injecting room' site in Dublin.

The HSE has launched the search for a facility in Dublin where drug users can inject themselves in a safe environment..... Stephen Rogers The HSE has launched the search for a facility in Dublin where drug users can inject themselves in a safe environment ...

High alert: how to stay safe at festivals.

Help Not Harm is taking a smart approach to help those who over-indulge or take drugs at Electric Picnic. Louise Bruton Help Not Harm is taking a smart approach to help those who over-indulge or take drugs at Electric Picnic. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie ...

'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 ...

Perceptions of health risks of cigarette smoking: A new measure reveals widespread misunderstanding.

Most Americans recognize that smoking causes serious diseases, yet many Americans continue to smoke. One possible explanation for this paradox is that perhaps Americans do not accurately perceive the extent to which smoking increases the probability of ad ...

Are you acting out the 'tragic comedy' of Irish drinking?

. Jamie Ball http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27777 Public 22 August 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1503384096 27777 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE;ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION ...

Europe's Action Plan on Drugs: Cooperation and collaboration for the reduction of demand and supply.

Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre, Brussels Tuesday 7th November 2017 Public Policy Exchange Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre, Brussels Tuesday 7th November 2017 http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27769 Public 7 November 2017 Event National Drugs Library No 4676 ...

Morning after drink test: why you may still be over the limit.

. Independent.ie. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27766 Public 16 August 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1502864510 27766 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Evaluation of the pilot stage of the Pharmacy Needle Exchange Programme in Ireland,Issue 62, Summer 2017.

. Sean Millar. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27755 Public 1 August 2017 Report National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1502694042 27755 No HEALTH;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Adolescent alcohol use and parental and adolescent socioeconomic position in six European cities.

Background: Many risk behaviours in adolescence are socially patterned. However, it is unclear to what extent socioeconomic position (SEP) influences adolescent drinking in various parts of Europe. We examined how alcohol consumption is associated with pa ...

Cross border organised crime threat assessment 2016.

. An Garda Siochana, Police Service of Northern Ireland Crime An Garda Siochana, Police Service of Northern Ireland. (2016) Cross border organised crime threat assessment 2016. Dublin: Department of Justice and Department of Justice and Equality. Research ...

An Garda Síochá¡na annual policing plan 2017.

We have recently strengthened our ability to combat the threat of organised crime groups through the establishment of a consolidated Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (DOCB) which will proactively target those involved in organised crime groups. We are com ...

An overview of forensic drug testing methods and their suitability for harm reduction point-of-care services.

Given the current opioid crisis around the world, harm reduction agencies are seeking to help people who use drugs to do so more safely. Many harm reduction agencies are exploring techniques to test illicit drugs to identify and, where possible, quantify ...

Preventing drug related deaths.

Drug-related deaths in the UK are rising and are a major concern to councils and our health partners. Deaths have increased sharply over the past five years and are now at their highest levels since records began. Any death related to the misuse of drugs ...

Hepatitis C screening. National clinical guideline no. 15. Summary.

This Summary National Clinical Guideline is relevant to all healthcare professionals, healthcare managers and policy makers working with those at increased risk of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The guideline will also be of value to both statutory an ...

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