9th June 2008
Heroin seizures set to soar
Heroin seizures in 2008 are set to soar to record highs as the impact of last year’s bumper poppy crop in Afghanistan continues to be felt here.
6th June 2008
A&E staff to train in tackling alcohol abuse
Medics working on the frontline are planning to tackle the country’s growing alcohol problem head-on.
5th June 2008
North Dublin City & County Regional Drugs Task Force: Small Grants Scheme 2008
The RDTF invites applications for once-off funding
3rd June 2008
Wired In - Life as a heroin addict - You Tube launch
UK based Wired In films aim to enhance understanding of addiction and recovery, provide hope for those affected by substance misuse, and help people find their path to recovery.
1st June 2008
Claim State in breach over medicinal cannabis use
A Dutch lawyer is taking a case on behalf of Multiple sclerosis sufferer Noel McCullagh who takes cannabis for his condition.
27th May 2008
Teen drug use ‘higher than US levels’
Irish teenagers have passed out their US counterparts in illegal drug use, according to a new report.
26th May 2008
Ana Liffey Drug Project’s Project Update 2006 & 2007.
You are invited to the launch of the Ana Liffey Drug Project’s ‘Project Update 2006 & 2007’.
22nd May 2008
VHI claims paid for Irish alcohol and substance abuse increase by 50% in four years
Vhi Healthcare today announced that claims paid for alcohol and substance abuse had increased by a staggering 50% in the last 4 years. Claims paid increased from €5.3 million in 2002 to €7.9 million in 2006.
20th May 2008
HSE launches new Alcohol Awareness Campaign
The Health Service Executive has launched a new alcohol awareness campaign aimed at delaying the age at which young people start to drink.
19th May 2008
HSE plans shock tactics to scare teenagers off alcohol
Irish adults knocked back an average of 230 litres of alcoholic beverages each last year.