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# global-drug-survey - Last year 2021

People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows
# Global Drugs Survey
# Global Drugs Survey

People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows

Dec 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 31,965 Views 54 Comments
  • 898 people in Ireland participated in the Global Drug Survey 2021.
  • The survey shows respondents in Ireland got drunk an average of 14.6 times a year.
  • On average, respondents from Ireland felt the most regret over getting drunk this year globally, regretting it 28.4% of the time.
Report finds people use psychedelic drugs to self-medicate for depression, anxiety and trauma
# Global Drug Survey
# Global Drug Survey

Report finds people use psychedelic drugs to self-medicate for depression, anxiety and trauma

Mar 5th 2021, 12:04 PM 15,583 Views 26 Comments

While there is some positive research about their use as treatments, experts say this should always be done under the supervision of a professional.

# global-drug-survey - All time

Over half of people have been drinking more frequently during the pandemic, new survey finds
# Global Drug Survey
# Global Drug Survey

Over half of people have been drinking more frequently during the pandemic, new survey finds

Sep 9th 2020, 9:00 AM 21,846 Views 53 Comments

Published today, the latest edition of the Global Drugs Survey takes a look at how Covid-19 has changed our relationship with alcohol and drugs.

Over half of Irish people say they drink alcohol more frequently since Covid-19 restrictions brought in
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Over half of Irish people say they drink alcohol more frequently since Covid-19 restrictions brought in

Updated Jun 3rd 2020, 9:19 AM 30,250 Views 73 Comments

The interim Global Drug Survey special edition on Covid-19 was published today.

'If we sell CBD as a 'cure-all' for everything, it will drown out what it is actually effective for'
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

'If we sell CBD as a 'cure-all' for everything, it will drown out what it is actually effective for'

Dec 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 48,060 Views 40 Comments

CBD helps people deal with the side effects of certain conditions, but it has also become a ‘buzz’ wellness product.

A whopping €90m-worth of drugs was destroyed in Ireland last year
# Huge Cocaine Seizure
# Huge Cocaine Seizure

A whopping €90m-worth of drugs was destroyed in Ireland last year

Jun 22nd 2015, 6:01 AM 8,746 Views 25 Comments

The figure represents a five-fold increase on 2013.

Of 23,000 who say they took MDMA, 202 ended up in hospital
# Global Drug Survey
# Global Drug Survey

Of 23,000 who say they took MDMA, 202 ended up in hospital

Jun 18th 2015, 6:08 AM 15,885 Views 29 Comments

There has been a steady rise in the number of people seeking medical treatment after taking the drug over the past few years.

How often do people use drugs while working? Most often around exam time anyway
# Boost
# Boost

How often do people use drugs while working? Most often around exam time anyway

Jun 9th 2015, 6:05 AM 8,617 Views 6 Comments

About one in eight Irish people who took a global survey admitted to doing it.

Irish people describe in detail just how much they drink
# A Few Too Many
# A Few Too Many

Irish people describe in detail just how much they drink

Jun 8th 2015, 7:30 PM 29,149 Views 18 Comments

The fear is real, and so is the hangover.

Irish recreational drug users reveal cocaine and MDMA use - and talk 'mystery white powders'
# Global Drug Survey
# Global Drug Survey

Irish recreational drug users reveal cocaine and MDMA use - and talk 'mystery white powders'

Jun 8th 2015, 6:10 AM 48,956 Views 28 Comments

Only one-fifth of those who admitted using cannabis do so for ‘medicinal purposes’.

Ireland has the highest percentage of people who need medical help after drinking too much
# Global Drug Survey
# Global Drug Survey

Ireland has the highest percentage of people who need medical help after drinking too much

Jun 8th 2015, 6:05 AM 14,765 Views 42 Comments

Brazil and the UK are not too far behind us.