Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm and cost
An infographic sheet from the Health Research Board (HRB) summarising some of the key findings from its report, 'Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response'.
Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response
Health Research Board (HRB) Overview Series 10: This newly compiled data from the hospital in-patient reporting system confirms the huge impact of alcohol consumption on our health system. This detailed HRB report examines national findings on the patterns and effects of alcohol consumption and how it is impacting us as individuals and as a society.
Fatal Collisions 2008 - 2012: Alcohol as a Factor
A new report from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has revealed that between 2008 and 2012, alcohol was a contributory factor in 38% of all fatal collisions. The report, the third and largest in a series of landmark reports analysed An Garda SÃochÃ¡na Forensic Fatal Collision Investigation files in order to identify the main contributory factors in collisions.
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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.
National Drugs Strategy Submission
Alcohol Action Ireland's submission on a new National Drugs Strategy. A new National Drugs Strategy is being developed by the Department of Health and will set out Government policy on tackling the drug problem from 2017 onwards. The National Drugs Strategy aims to tackle the harm caused to individuals and our society by the misuse of drugs, including alcohol.
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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