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#global drug survey

# global-drug-survey - Thursday 2 December, 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 31,938 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.

# global-drug-survey - Friday 5 March, 2021

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 15,236 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 - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

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 21,827 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.

# global-drug-survey - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

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 30,220 Views 73 Comments

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

# global-drug-survey - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'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 48,046 Views 40 Comments

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

# global-drug-survey - Monday 22 June, 2015

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 8,741 Views 25 Comments

The figure represents a five-fold increase on 2013.

# global-drug-survey - Thursday 18 June, 2015

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 15,874 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.

# global-drug-survey - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

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 8,604 Views 6 Comments

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

# global-drug-survey - Monday 8 June, 2015

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 29,133 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 48,861 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 14,720 Views 42 Comments

Brazil and the UK are not too far behind us.