A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Mon, 09 Nov, 2020
Tue, 20 Oct, 2020
Wed, 14 Oct, 2020
Wed, 07 Oct, 2020
Tue, 28 Jul, 2020
Wed, 08 Apr, 2020
As gardaí uncovered an alleged cocaine-making lab in Galway, a Fianna Fáil councillor has revealed how drug dealers are “targeting secondary schools” in Limerick.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2020
Work will get underway shortly on building a dedicated centre to help children in Cork city and county who are battling drug and alcohol addiction.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2020
We don't talk enough about addiction in Ireland but we talk even less about how it impacts on families, said Health Minister, Simon Harris.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
People in positions of power need to go out to communities battling drugs, crime and neglect and put resources into them and give people living there “a chance”, a conference on young people and gangs has heard.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
A nurse who forged orders for drugs and altered prescriptions in the medical centre where she worked to feed her addiction to controlled drugs has been suspended for a year by the president of the High Court.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
Addiction NI has called for government departments and communities across the region to unite in a renewed effort to end the harm being felt in many families and communities from alcohol and drug use.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
A recovering addict who wanted to die at the peak of her drugs and alcohol addiction says secondary treatment saved her life.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
Tracy Martin's new play shows some of the human stories behind the crime and drugs statistics of our capital, writes.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
Talbot Grove addiction treatment centre in Castleisland, Co Kerry, has appointed Dolores Tiernan as chief executive officer, effective March 18.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
The family of a mother-of-two who collapsed and died last week are hoping that they can help others battling alcohol addiction.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2019
Five prison officers have come forward to make sexual harassment protected disclosure complaints since last summer amid concerns over the safety of staff in their workplace.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2019
WATCHING Beautiful Boy at the cinema, two things become apparent. That no amount of Hollywood lighting can glamorise the grinding monotony of relapse, the way the cycle repeats and repeats, boring and predictable and maddening. A bit like the film itself.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
Nic Sheff got addicted to crystal meth when he was a teen. New film ‘Beautiful Boy’ shows how his father helped him overcome years of drug abuse. He spoke to
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
On Christmas Eve, two emails arrived from paddypower.com. The timing was pretty awful — it would be true to say that the emails were a profound source of irritation, writes
Fri, 11 Jan, 2019
It is easier to get a bag of coke and a pint than it is to get help for depression.
Wed, 02 Jan, 2019
Crack cocaine has overtaken heroin as the most commonly abused drug in Ireland.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2018
Having lost consciousness for seven hours after taking a massive hit of heroin, Ger Lynch eventually woke up on a cold bathroom floor.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
In our image-obsessed world, we have formed a new habit: outrage, suggests
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
Ireland still has a drink problem according to new figures which show that 53,763 cases were treated over a six-year period to 2016 and a separate study indicating the main reason for teenagers to start drinking is “to look cool in front of friends”.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
Journalistlooks at what it means to be psychologically or physically dependent on a substance such as alcohol or drugs and what you can do if you fall foul of addiction.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2018
Keep fighting. The human instinct to survive is stronger than you could ever imagine, writes
Sat, 18 Aug, 2018
As he approaches his retirement, Merchants Quay boss Tony Geoghegan talks to Security Correspondent Cormac O’Keeffe about a tumultuous three decades
Thu, 16 Aug, 2018
While we take physical workouts very seriously, there is much less said about the “workouts” that help us remain mentally agile and healthy.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2018
As the debate about video games continues, Irish Examiner columnistoffers a personal take on the fine lines between enjoyment and addiction
Wed, 08 Aug, 2018
Users are still not aware of exactly how digital technology is designed to facilitate addiction, write, and
Wed, 13 Jun, 2018
Hardly a day passes without another indication of how powerful and influential drug gangs are in society.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
A group providing treatment for people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction has warned of the effect of homelessness on its clients and of its financial challenges in assisting them.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
The number of people being treated for cocaine addiction has risen by 60% in three years.
Wed, 30 May, 2018
Social media addiction is the "new crack cocaine" of the digital age, a leading digital expert has warned.
Mon, 07 May, 2018
Merchants Quay Ireland is welcoming reports that negotiations are at an advanced stage to make suboxone more widely available to drug users.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
Over a fifth of us would support the introducing of a gambling tax to try combat addiction.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
Homelessness is a complex and multi-faceted issue. speaks to those working on the front line in Cork about what needs to be done to alleviate the crisis.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
A supervised injection centre due to be opened in Dublin city centre is facing further delays.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
A woman who had previously pursued a career in nursing and who punched and kicked a Luas passenger in an attempt to rob her mobile phone has received a four year suspended sentence.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
The family of golfer David Feherty has appealed to people to reach out to those suffering with addiction after the death of his son Shey from an overdose on his 29th birthday.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
Over 56,000 people in Ireland were treated for problem alcohol use between 2009 and 2015.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2017
There were almost 10,000 cases of drug users seeking help for their addictions in 2015.
Thu, 11 May, 2017