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HSE National Office of Suicide Prevention: Youth mental health adverts

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues welcomes the launch today by the National Office of Suicide Prevention of its new youth mental health awareness TV advert and echoes its message to  ‘let someone know ’ about your worries.    Alcohol Action Ireland ’s Acting Director Cliona Murphy said:  “We fully support the message to let someone know. We want to use this advert as an opportunity to highlight the effect that alcohol can have on a person ’s mental health.... Full Story


Save lives — lower alcohol level for drivers

Reduce drink drive limit for motorists Introduce compulsory alcohol testing of all drivers in road collisions Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, has called on the Government to fully support legislation due before the Oireachtas during Irish Road Safety Awareness Week, lowering the drink-drive limit to 50mgs of alcohol per 100mls of blood, from its current level of 80mgs. Speaking at the beginning of Irish Road Safety Week, Alcohol Action Ireland's Acting Director Cliona Murphy stressed the... Full Story


Save lives – lower alcohol level for drivers

Reduce drink drive limit for motorists Introduce compulsory alcohol testing of all drivers in road collisions Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, has called on the Government to fully support legislation due before the Oireachtas during Irish Road Safety Awareness Week, lowering the drink-drive limit to 50mgs of alcohol per 100mls of blood, from its current level of 80mgs. Speaking at the beginning of Irish Road Safety Week, Alcohol Action Ireland's Acting Director Cliona Murphy stressed the... Full Story


Alcohol marketing and consumption: A review of the scientific evidence

Pat Kenny from the  DIT School of Marketing speaks on the issue of alcohol industry marketing at Alcohol Action Ireland's AGM To view  his presentation, click on the following link: Pat Kenny AGM Presentation


Alcohol marketing and consumption: A review of the scientific evidence

Pat Kenny from the  DIT School of Marketing speaks on the issue of alcohol industry marketing at Alcohol Action Ireland's AGM To view  his presentation, click on the following link: Pat Kenny AGM Presentation


Alcohol ‘risk factor’ for suicide – time to move on ‘overdue’ legislation, says charity

For Immediate Release: World Suicide Prevention Day September 10th, 2009 Alcohol Action Ireland - the national charity for alcohol-related issues - is calling on the Government to act on overdue legislation such as the Sale of Alcohol Bill in order to reduce young people's access to alcohol as well as introducing a minimum price "floor" so that alcohol cannot be sold at cut price.   Speaking on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day, Alcohol Action Ireland Director Cliona Murphy said:... Full Story


Alcohol ‘risk factor’ for suicide – time to move on ‘overdue’ legislation, says charity

For Immediate Release: World Suicide Prevention Day September 10th, 2009 Alcohol Action Ireland - the national charity for alcohol-related issues - is calling on the Government to act on overdue legislation such as the Sale of Alcohol Bill in order to reduce young people's access to alcohol as well as introducing a minimum price "floor" so that alcohol cannot be sold at cut price.   Speaking on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day, Alcohol Action Ireland Director Cliona Murphy said:... Full Story


09.09.09 — Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day

For Immediate Release: Alcohol Action Ireland                              8 September 2008    Government should move on overdue alcohol information/warning labels    60% of Irish women continue to drink during pregnancy –   figure “desperately worrying”    Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today called on the government to act on overdue legislation and put information/warning labels on alcohol as Irish doctors told a top EU experts conference that six out of ten Irish women continue to drink during their... Full Story


09.09.09 – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day

For Immediate Release: Alcohol Action Ireland                              8 September 2008    Government should move on overdue alcohol information/warning labels    60% of Irish women continue to drink during pregnancy  –   figure  “desperately worrying ”    Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today called on the government to act on overdue legislation and put information/warning labels on alcohol as Irish doctors told a top EU experts conference that six out of ten Irish women continue to drink during their... Full Story


“Play it safe – ask about your children’s plans for Junior Cert results night” Alcohol Action Ireland

Alcohol Action Ireland                                                                                                                 8 September 2009 Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, urged parents of Junior Cert students to be aware of the challenges and pressures facing their children on results night and have an open and honest conversation with their children. Alcohol Action Ireland Director Fiona Ryan said: "Over 56,500 young people have worked very hard to reach this critical educational milestone and, of course, they will want to celebrate. We know there will be significant... Full Story


Latest Reports

Annual Review 2020

Our Annual Review highlights on our activities throughout 2020 and reports our progress on our strategic goals.

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AAI Alcohol Treatment Services - A SnapshotSurvey2021

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national independent advocate for reducing alcohol harm, publishes a new report ‘Alcohol Treatment Services: A snapshot survey. 2021’ which explores some of the prevailing issues related to services in Ireland today and proposes a series of recommendations to ensure the possible services are available.

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Hidden Harm and Covid-19: Exploring the impacts and solutions

This Paper was compiled and written by Alcohol Action Ireland with funding support from the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Drug and Alcohol Task Force, sourced from the Department of Health (Drugs Policy and Social Inclusion Division).

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