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.
Alcohol - The Irish Situation
An updated (November 2016) fact sheet on alcohol in Ireland from the Health Research Board.
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Consultation on the implementation of the WHO global strategy alcohol
The WHO Director-General is to “report to the Seventy-third World Health Assembly in 2020, through the Executive Board, on the implementation of WHO’s global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol during the first decade since its endorsement, and the way forward”.
To this end, the WHO Secretariat hosted a consultation from 24 October 2019 until 4 November 2019 on a discussion paper dated 21 October 2019. Member States, UN organizations and non-State actors were invited to submit their comments.
In this document you will find our submission.
Strategy Submission to DCYA
Submission to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs Statement of Strategy, 2020-2022.
Alcohol Action Ireland Pre-Budget Submission 2020
This Pre-Budget submission seeks to advise the Minister’s consideration of Budget 2020 on four important
matters: alcohol products tax; state subsidies to the alcohol industry; establishment of social responsibility levy on Off-Trade alcohol sales and the introduction of Minimum unit pricing for alcohol products.
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Alcohol marketing: protecting children
Every day children and young people are continuously exposed to positive, risk-free images of alcohol and its use
Alcohol industry’s CSR
Global alcohol industry invests significant resources to promote its corporate social responsibility
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