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'It sucks the soul out of you, it's worse than heroin': One woman's story of G addiction
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'It sucks the soul out of you, it's worse than heroin': One woman's story of G addiction

Mar 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 128,962 Views 0 Comments

Olivia suffered from drug addiction for 30 years, but one drug in particular affected her like no other.

'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses
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'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses

Jan 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 27,633 Views 0 Comments

The drug has been making headlines after more overdoses last weekend and a high-profile rape case.

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'
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'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'

Jan 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 68,755 Views 30 Comments

Concerns have also been raised about people being sexually assaulted while taking drugs such as GHB.

One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex
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One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex

Nov 15th 2019, 11:48 AM 38,218 Views 28 Comments

A new study examines chemsex in Ireland and parts of the UK.

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus
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Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus

Updated Oct 3rd 2019, 2:10 PM 24,339 Views 60 Comments

Men living in Ireland are more likely to take drugs than their European counterparts, according to a new survey.

FactFind: '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%
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FactFind: '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%

Sep 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 50,283 Views 22 Comments

People can buy a hit of the highly addictive drug for as little as €1.

The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK?
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The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK?

Sep 20th 2019, 8:00 PM 20,316 Views 3 Comments

We look at what chemsex is, and the role the drugs GHB and crystal meth play in it.

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears
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'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears

Sep 14th 2019, 9:00 PM 65,074 Views 41 Comments

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience
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Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience

Apr 2nd 2019, 6:30 AM 23,643 Views 14 Comments

Researchers say the messages should not only focus on gay and bisexual men.

Four members of London crime group convicted over supplying drugs linked to chemsex
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Four members of London crime group convicted over supplying drugs linked to chemsex

Mar 20th 2019, 7:47 PM 24,852 Views 0 Comments

The Met Police led an investigation into the Brazilian gang for five months between March and July 2018.

'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600%
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'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600%

Dec 23rd 2018, 6:50 AM 63,307 Views 37 Comments

The use of GHB, a highly addictive drug, is on the rise in Ireland.

At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment
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At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment

Dec 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 31,997 Views 21 Comments

Over 100 people have attended hospital for GHB detoxification programmes.

Chemsex: How dangerous party drugs are sourced and stored in Ireland
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Chemsex: How dangerous party drugs are sourced and stored in Ireland

Dec 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 36,950 Views 24 Comments

The drug G, sometimes referred to as liquid ecstasy, is becoming increasingly popular.

Concerns growing about the number of underage boys being abused in Dublin brothels
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Concerns growing about the number of underage boys being abused in Dublin brothels

Oct 27th 2018, 10:00 PM 75,630 Views 116 Comments

A number of suspected brothels have been raided by gardaí in the last year.

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives
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How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives

Sep 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 123,011 Views 65 Comments

G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.

Synthetic seventh heaven: London and Paris deal with the perils of chemsex
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Synthetic seventh heaven: London and Paris deal with the perils of chemsex

Jul 22nd 2017, 5:15 PM 38,910 Views 54 Comments

Associated problems include overdoses and addiction.