Public Health Agency NI Resources

The Public Health Agency (PHA) was established in April 2009 as part of the reforms to Health and Social Care (HSC) in Northern Ireland. PHA is the major regional organisation for health protection and health and social wellbeing improvement.  Over the years PHA have produced a variety of health and wellbeing information, reports and resources on a wide range of topics – including drugs and/or alcohol.  You can visit and click on the ‘Publications’ tab to see what is available and you can also search by date or topic area.  Below we have included some of the more relevant drug and alcohol focussed resources that they have produced as PDFs for you to view or download.

Focus on Alcohol

Advice for Drug Users

Harm Reduction


Psychoactive Factsheet

Harm Reduction

You, Your Child and Alcohol

You, Your Child and Drugs

In Crisis?
Need help?

Lifeline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to listen and help, in confidence.

T: 0808 808 8000

Deaf and hard of hearing Textphone users can call Lifeline on 18001 0808 808 8000. Calls to Lifeline are free to people living in Northern Ireland who are calling from UK landlines and mobiles.

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