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Providing health education on accidental drug overdose

In 2003 three local area health boards - Northern, South Western and East Coast - were responsible for the planning and delivery of health and social services within the Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA). Of the six postal districts in the ERHA region with the highest prevalence of illicit drug use, three were located under the South Western Area Health Board (SWAHB) (Comiskey, 1998).

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