Publications

Why do we need minimum unit pricing in Northern Ireland

In January 2022, the Republic of Ireland introduced minimum unit pricing (MUP) of alcohol. This policy targets the cheapest and strongest products on the market to curb heavy drinking. In this blog, Andrea Trainor, Support Officer at the Northern Ireland Alcohol and Drug Alliance (NIADA), makes the case for why MUP is needed in Northern Ireland.

Non-Communicable Disease Prevention Report

A number of charities dedicated to addressing NCDs and their risk factors in Northern Ireland have come together including NIADA to set out collective recommendations for the next Northern Ireland Assembly, to improve population-level health and reduce the pressure of NCDs on our health service.

Feedback Response

Regional Mental Health Service Proposal

Expanding Access to Naloxone

Expanding Access to Naloxone - Publication response document

Consultation Response Document: Integrated Care System NI Draft Framework

Consultation Response Document: Integrated Care System NI Draft Framework

Caffeinated Alcoholic Drinks Presentation

Presentation given at the September APG on Dual Diagnosis and Addiction. The aim was to raise awareness on the potential dangers of these popular drinks which we believe are targeted at young specifically.v

Caffeinated Alcoholic Drinks – Blog

Have you heard about the highly sugared and caffeinated strong alcoholic drinks which NIADA believe are being targeted at our teenagers and young adults today?

Caffeinated Alcoholic Drinks – Open Letter

Open letter regarding the highly sugared and caffeinated strong alcoholic drinks which NIADA believe are being targeted at our teenagers and young adults today?

The Impact of Minimum Unit Pricing on Young People in N.Ireland

A briefing paper looking at the relationship between alcohol price and consumption by young people in N.Ireland

Response on the Substance Use Strategy – Service User

NIADA submitted a response on behalf of a number of young clients which our member organisations work with on the Substance Use Strategy 2021

Response on the Substance Use Strategy

NIADA submitted a response on behalf of its members on the Substance Use Strategy 2021

Response on the Mental Health Strategy

NIADA submitted a response on behalf of its members to the Mental Health Strategy 2021 – 2031