13th January 2009
Service of Commemoration and Hope.
The Family Support Network - Supporting Family Members Living with Drug Use - invite you to the 10th annual ‘Service of Commemoration and Hope’in rememberance of those who died from drug use and related causes.
13th January 2009
The impact of addiction.
Part 2 of the excellent UK Blog Wired in to Recovery ‘Life as a heroin addict’ series. Service users discuss how heroin addiction impacts on all aspects of a person’s life. This includes their health, family relations, accommodation and finances
12th January 2009
Botulism in injecting drug users, Dublin, Ireland, November-December 2008
In November and December 2008, six cases of suspect wound botulism were reported in heroin injecting drug users, all residents in Dublin, Ireland.
7th January 2009
Study finds schoolchildren aged 10 are sniffing glue
A small number of children, some aged as young as 10, have admitted sniffing glue, according to a new study.
6th January 2009
North Inner City Local Drugs Task Force pays tribute to the late Tony Gregory T.D.
The people of Dublin’s north inner city have lost a true champion with the sad passing of Tony Gregory”
5th January 2009
Development of Ireland’s drug strategy 2000–2007
This overview seeks to analyse the National Drugs Strategy as policy instrument: it explores how the NDS was designed and developed, and the strategic management processes and governance arrangements put in place to support implementation.
4th January 2009
Drug debts driving teen users to suicide
Gardai are encountering an increasing number of cases where young people in debt to drug dealers, and in fear of brutal beatings or being shot, are taking their own lives or dying from suspected drug overdoses.
2nd January 2009
Four-year EU plan against drugs launched
A four-year European Union drugs action plan has been launched aimed at curbing drug abuse.
31st December 2008
Motorists urged not to drink and drive this New Year
Motorists are being reminded not to drink and drive as New Year celebrations get into full swing this evening.
30th December 2008
Drug driving detection rates double
Detection rates for drug driving have more than doubled in the past two years as the net tightens on motorists who drive under the influence of substances other than alcohol.