A driving force behind addiction treatment, Sr Margaret Kiely is grateful for the many opportunities she’s had to live life to the full, writes Rowena Walsh
Wed, 02 Oct, 2019
The number of people seeking help for cocaine addiction has trebled since 2016, new treatment centre figures show.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
Building work has started on a €4.8m step-down facility in Cork for men recovering from alcohol addiction.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
The launch of the Cork County Board critical incident plan reinforces the GAA’s presence within the community, according to children’s officer Noel O’Callaghan.
When Amy Winehouse died in July, 2011, at the age of at 27, from problems related to alcohol and bulimia, she was as famous for addiction as for her breathtaking voice.
Tue, 14 Jul, 2015
One of the most established addiction treatment centres in the country has warned its future is in doubt because of changes to welfare payments.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
Financial pressures are preventing many people with addictions from getting help, according to a leading treatment agency.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2013
A leading addiction group is on the verge of turning people away from its doors because a vital €19-a-day Department of Social Protection payment is no longer available.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2013
There has been an alarming increase in the number of young men seeking treatment for gambling addiction because of the popularity of online betting and ease of access to internet sites.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2012
MORE people with chronic alcohol addiction are being referred to Cork-based treatment services, with experts claiming one factor could be the role of alcohol in the Roscommon abuse case.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2011
JUSTICE Minister Alan Shatter is to target unregulated gambling dens and clubs in a bid to protect young and vulnerable people exposed to the industry.
Thu, 22 Sep, 2011
A leading Irish addiction centre says financial worries and the recession have triggered a sharp rise in the number of addiction problems here.
Sun, 19 Sep, 2010
ON February 9, 1989, Tabor Lodge opened its doors to addicted people and their families.
Fri, 10 Sep, 2010
SOCIETY is in denial about the impact of addiction on families who regularly struggle to cope while the addict obtains professional help, an expert in addiction has warned.
IN reply to your report headlined ‘Clean needles still unavailable to addicts’ (February 2), I would like to know if the Government-appointed “expert group” recommended that the goal of a “drug-free lifestyle” should be part of its strategy?
Wed, 18 Feb, 2009
A LEADING psychiatrist will tell parents how to talk to their teenagers about drink and drugs at a free public meeting tonight.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2008
THERE has been a dramatic rise in the number of young people abusing a cocktail of alcohol, cocaine and cannabis.
Wed, 23 Jun, 2004
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