New National Drug Strategy 2017-25

The new National Drug Strategy, Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery, 2017-25 (RHSR) was launched Monday July 17th by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, TD. Along with An Taoiseach, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, TD and Minister of State for  Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne, TD,  spoke at the launch.The full document RHSR, along with previous national drug strategy documents, NDS, 2001-2018; NDS, 2009-2016, are available as a download at the following link:

National Drug Strategy

The Health Research Board has been given the role of overseeing drug-related research in the new National Drug Strategy

See HRB statement

The Task Force has prepared a short briefing document, which is available at this link

Briefing document

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