menu ☰
menu ˟

A Report from a Local Initiative Concerning Alcohol / Drug Use Among Teenagers 1998-1999

Creator:

Mary McCarthy, Gerry Mitchell, Anne-Marie Newell, Bridget Orr, Helen Walsh

Subject Keywords: Alcohol consumption, Drugs misuse, Young people
Topic: Chronic Conditions
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

This study was carried out by participants in a North Tipperary Community Services drug/alcohol awareness course. Its objectives were to: assess the level of drug and alcohol awareness among second-level students under the age of 18 years; to find out the extent of under-age drinking;to find out the extent of the use of illegal substances as well as stimulants such as glue and solvents in this age group; and to use this information to develop educational programmes for parents and students. Date was obtained through a survey of 1500 secondary school students in the North Tippeary area. The survey found that, although ilict drug use was very low, abuse of alcohol was quite common.

Date:

01/01/2000

DOI:

10.14655/6841-4481

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Mary McCarthy, Gerry Mitchell, Anne-Marie Newell, Bridget Orr, Helen Walsh. (2000) A Report from a Local Initiative Concerning Alcohol / Drug Use Among Teenagers 1998-1999 [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/4481 [Accessed: 21st September 2019].

  

View your saved citations and reading lists

Contributor:

National Drugs Library
 
Click here to view all the resources gathered from this organisation's website.