Public Health Agency NI Resources

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is the major regional organisation for health protection and health and social wellbeing improvement in Northern Ireland. 

The PHA produces information, reports and resources on a wide range of topics – including drugs and/or alcohol. 

Visit and click on ‘Publications’.  Below we feature some drug and alcohol resources from the PHA.

Focus on Alcohol

Advice for Drug Users

Harm Reduction


Psychoactive Factsheet

Harm Reduction

You, Your Child and Alcohol

You, Your Child and Drugs

Alcohol, Drugs & Older People

Alcohol and pregnancy

Opening our Eyes to Hidden Harm

Talk to someone, you are not alone.

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

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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Some people experience suicidal thoughts and feelings after taking drugs, especially after a binge.
If you are concerned about yourself or another user, speak to a GP, addiction service or mental health service immediately. Lifeline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to listen in confidence.
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