National Policies (Ireland)


The National Response to drug and alcohol problems in Irish society is framed by the following reports and policies:

Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery, National Drug Strategy, 2017-25

Report on Public Consultation to inform the new National Drug Strategy, 2017

EMCDDA (European Monitorean Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction), Ireland Profile, 2017

The National Drug Strategy, 2009-16, Progress report to end 2013

EMCDDA (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction)  - Drug Policy Profiles (Ireland)

Report of review of task forces and the structures under which they operate

Steering Group Report on a National Substance Misuse Strategy, 2012  

The National Drug Strategy, 2009-16

Development of Ireland’s Drug Strategy, 2000-7, HRB Overview Series

Report of the Implementation Group on Alcohol Misuse, 2008

The Inclusion of Alcohol in a National Substance Misuse Strategy, 2006

Report of the Steering Group on the Mid-term Review of the National Drugs Strategy, 2001-8

Report of the working group on the treatment of under 18 year olds presenting to treatment services with serious drug problems, 2005

Strategic Task Force on Alcohol, Second Report, 2004

Strategic Task Force Report on Alcohol (Interim Report), 2002

Building on Experience: The National Drugs Strategy, 2001-2008

Second Report of the Ministerial Task Force on measures to reduce the demand for Drugs (1997)

First Report of the Ministerial Task Force on Measures to Reduce the Demand for Drugs 1997

National Alcohol Policy (Ireland), 1996 

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