Can Ireland’s Increased Rates of Alcoholic Liver Disease Morbidity and Mortality be Explained by Per Capita Alcohol Consumption?
The rate of hospital discharges for alcoholic liver disease in the 15-34 year age group increased by 247% between 1995 and 2007 in Ireland. This period coincided with record levels of alcohol consumption.
ESPAD Report 2011
An extended summary of The 2011 ESPAD Report has found that Irish teenagers are more likely to binge drink than their European counterparts
Steering Group Report on the National Susbtance Misuse Strategy
The Steering Group Report on a National Substance Misuse Strategy, released in February, 2012 has created a comprehensive set of recommendations - including the introduction of minimum pricing - that if implemented will go a considerable way to protecting the health and wellbeing of children, young people and families in communities across Ireland.