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Opinion: How the pandemic acted as a catalyst for change in delivering vital homelessness services
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Opinion: How the pandemic acted as a catalyst for change in delivering vital homelessness services

Nov 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 14,685 Views 5 Comments

Tony Duffin, CEO of Ana Liffey Drug Project describes how a shift in policy around Covid-19 brought about the changes to drug treatment that had been sought for years.

West of Ireland is seeing higher demand for addiction treatment, says Coolmine centre
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West of Ireland is seeing higher demand for addiction treatment, says Coolmine centre

May 16th 2019, 11:32 AM 9,214 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin-based addiction centre treated 1,350 people in 2018 and is now planning an expansion to Limerick.

Cannabis now the most-used substance in new cases of problem drug use
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Cannabis now the most-used substance in new cases of problem drug use

May 29th 2018, 5:03 PM 19,035 Views 96 Comments

There has also been an increase in the number of people who are homeless seeking treatment.

'It's a huge loss to the community': Staff protest closure of drug treatment service in Dublin
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'It's a huge loss to the community': Staff protest closure of drug treatment service in Dublin

Jun 14th 2017, 6:01 AM 14,175 Views 5 Comments

Staff at Adapt in Dublin were told last month that the service was winding down.

The number of people seeking treatment over cocaine use at highest since 2010
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The number of people seeking treatment over cocaine use at highest since 2010

May 11th 2017, 10:24 AM 12,209 Views 49 Comments

The report found cannabis to be the second most common drug among those treated between 2009 and 2015.

Opinion: For drug service reform to work, we need to be brave and innovative
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Opinion: For drug service reform to work, we need to be brave and innovative

Jul 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 21 Views 23 Comments

There are key issues to consider in ensuring that addiction services provide both high quality care for service users and value for money for the taxpayer.

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment
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Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57 PM 48,734 Views 76 Comments

Full inquest rules that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose.

TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment
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TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment

Jul 27th 2012, 11:43 AM 1,784 Views 6 Comments

Study on drug resistant ovarian cancer cells could lead to more personalised treatment of the cancer.

Number entering drug treatment up 52 per cent in six years: report
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Number entering drug treatment up 52 per cent in six years: report

Dec 13th 2011, 9:04 AM 1,410 Views 30 Comments

A new study into problem drug use in Ireland has found that the number of cases reporting cannabis as their main problem substance has increased significantly.

North America's only legal drug injection facility to stay open, says Canadian court
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North America's only legal drug injection facility to stay open, says Canadian court

Sep 30th 2011, 7:43 PM 291 Views 1 Comment

Canada’s Supreme Court ruled today against the government’s efforts to shut down the facility in Vancouver.