GRENDEN Fact Sheet March 2018

Rathdune Unit Mt Gay Mental Hospital

An analysis of statistics from the Carlton House and Rathdune Psychiatric Unit in 2016, indicated that 100 individuals, (92 males and 8 females), sought treatment for problematic substance use. The substance with the highest demand for treatment was marijuana as indicated by 56% of the treatment population. Most persons reported that they began using marijuana between the ages of 10–19 years old (73%). Six females (11%) sought treatment for problematic marijuana use.

The full report on this subject is as follows:

Drug Control Secretariat

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