12th September 2009
Go on, darling, have a drink.
Parents who believed giving their teenagers a glass of wine with Sunday dinner would cultivate a responsible attitude to alcohol had their illusions shattered this week.
11th September 2009
Exclusive video footage of National Drug Strategy Launch: Part 1
Yesterdays speech by Minister of State, John Curran T.D., at the launch of the new National Drug Strategy 2009 - 2016.
11th September 2009
Taoiseach publishes drugs strategy.
Taoiseach Brian Cowen today conceded that the issue of drug abuse continues to be one of the most significant challenges facing the State.
10th September 2009
Taoiseach launches new National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016
An Taoiseach Brian Cowen T.D. today (10/09/09) launched a new National Drugs Strategy to cover the period 2009-2016. He was accompanied at the launch by John Curran, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the National Drugs Strategy.
9th September 2009
Ana Liffeys Peer Support Programme Update.
The Peer Support Programme will be running again from Tuesday 8th September in the Ana Liffey Drug Project’s new premises, 51 Middle Abbey Street.
8th September 2009
HSE report on alcohol strength of various drinks.
The HSE today launched the latest in a series of reports on alcohol, ‘A Standard Drink in Ireland: What strength?’.
3rd September 2009
HRB reports latest trends in treated opiate and cocaine use across Ireland.
The number of people presenting for treatment for opiate (mainly heroin) and cocaine use is continuing to rise.
2nd September 2009
Drug users face 3-month wait to access treatment.
Drug users who want to quit their habit are being forced to wait up to three months before they can access residential treatment at one of the country’s best known treatment centres.
26th August 2009
Happy hours are here again, so a new crackdown looms.
Legal loophole on cheap drink promotions prompts calls for new curbs.
18th August 2009
New drugs.ie Podcast: A story of recovery from alcoholism.
This episode features the RTE Radio 1 documentary “Soul Wings”“. A story of recovery from alcoholism .