HBSC Ireland 2014 : Alcohol and cannabis use in school-children in Ireland (updated)
The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study is a cross-national research study conducted in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and runs on a four-year cycle. In 2014, Ireland participated for the fifth time in the HBSC study (www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc). The study included 13,611 school-children from 3rd class in primary school to 5th year in post-primary school. Collectively, 230 primary and post-primary schools across Ireland participated in this study.
A review of 2014 RTC fatalities with a positive toxicology for alcohol
The preliminary findings of this report, which examined the toxicology reports of those killed in road crashes in 2014, has revealed that 31% of people killed had alcohol in their system at the time of their deaths.
Cancer Prevention Factsheet
A factsheet from the National Cancer Control Programme on alcohol and cancer.
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Time to put words into action - Open letter to Members of the European Parliament
Alcohol Action Ireland is a co-signatory of the open letter to the Members of the European Parliament who seat in the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT), in relation to the ongoing revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD).
Men and Alcohol
A new leaflet for men, providing information and advice in relation to their alcohol consumption. This leaflet has been produced by Alcohol Action Ireland in partnership with the Health Service Executive.
Women and Alcohol
A new leaflet for women, providing information and advice in relation to their alcohol consumption. This leaflet has been produced by Alcohol Action Ireland in partnership with the Health Service Executive.
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Marketing alcohol – children under…
Every day children and young people are continuously exposed to positive, risk-free images of alcohol and its use
Alcohol, suicide and mental health
Alcohol can contribute to the development of mental health problems as well as exacerbating pre-existing mental health difficulties
Alcohol, children and young people
Alcohol use is a serious risk to children and young people’s health and well-being
Alcohol and pregnancy
It is in a child’s best interests for a prospective mother not to drink alcohol while pregnant
Alcohol and driving
Even in small amounts, alcohol impairs driving ability - any amount of alcohol increases the risk of involvement in a fatal crash