Research and Reports
This page contains research and reports carried out by NICDATF and partner organisations, as well as relevant reports by local, national and international organisations
Mortality Amongst The Homeless Population In Dublin (2018)
The Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) and the Health Service Executive (HSE) funded this study to investigate mortality rates among the homeless population in the Dublin Region for the period 2005-2015.
The authors of the report are Dr. Jo-Hanna Ivers & Professor Joe Barry of the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Population Health, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin.
Dual Diagnosis A Community Perspective (2019)
This report presents a community inquiry project concerned with addressing Dual Diagnosis needs in the urban communities of Finglas and Cabra, North Dublin.
The authors are Dr. Denise Proudfoot, Dr. Liam MacGabhann and Daniel Phelan.
The study was funded by the HSE Social Inclusion/ Addiction Service, CH09 and Finglas/Cabra Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force.
Coaching ourselves through the COVID crisis
by Siobhan, Donna, Jackie, Declan, Stephen and Helen and Charles
The Recovery Coaches - Recovery Academy of Ireland.
Six Recovery Coaches began their placements in late January 2020 and within six weeks, like everybody, their worlds were turned upside down.
This is the remarkable story of how they have coped with our national lockdown.
European Prevention Curriculum: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
A handbook for decision-makers, opinion-makers and policy-makers in science-based prevention of substance use
Street tablet use in Ireland.
A Trendspotter study on use, markets, and harms.
Ana Liffey Drug Project, Dublin.
This report was prepared by a collaborative group which comprised of representatives from the Ana Liffey Drug Project, the School of Public Health at University College Cork (UCC), the Health Research Board (HRB), the University of Limerick, Forensic Science Ireland, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), Health Service Executive (HSE) Addiction Services, Merchants Quay Ireland, An Garda Síochána, and addiction/homelessness specialist general practitioners.
Lives Without Fear - What Works?
This report is a summary of the proceedings of the conference “Lives Without Fear- What Works?” which took place on 18th June 2018 in Croke Park
Substance Misuse Issues in Dublin's North East Inner City
This report is a Community-based Needs Analysis (June 2019) commissioned by the NICDATF and carried out by independent research consultant Kathyan Kelly.
NICDATF Prevention & Education Youth Conventions
Working together to plan and organise a number of youth conventions for young students from second level schools in the north inner city to hear their views on substance abuse and alcohol
Let's Get Specific Report Prevention and Education Forum
Hosted by the NICDATF Prevention & Education Committee with youth and committee workers, teachers and young people on substance misuse prevention and education.