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National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016

Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Ireland Country Resources Substance Abuse Strategies and Plans Ireland 31 December 2009 Policy document mental health service, mental health treatment, substance use

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Description

A National strategy to address drug use in Ireland. The Aim of the strategy are;

- To create a safer society through the reduction of the supply and availability of drugs for illicit use;
- To minimize problem drug use throughout society;
- To provide appropriate and timely substance treatment and rehabilitation services (including harm reduction services) tailored to individual needs;
- To ensure the availability of accurate, timely, relevant and comparable data on the extent and nature of problem substance use in Ireland;
- To have in place an efficient and effective framework for implementing the National
Substance Misuse Strategy 2009 - 2006.

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