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#Overdoses

From TheJournal.ie At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment Chemsex

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

Over 100 people have attended hospital for GHB detoxification programmes.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night On The Streets

Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night

Activists fear there may be a bad batch of drugs on the streets right now.

From TheJournal.ie A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex Overdoses

A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex

Heroin and cocaine were being cut in the same location.

From TheJournal.ie Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses Drugs

Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses

Benzodiazephines were implicated in 228 deaths in 2014 compared to 77 in 2004.

From TheJournal.ie Warning about 'designer drug' after spate of overdoses in Cork and Dublin Fentanyl

Warning about 'designer drug' after spate of overdoses in Cork and Dublin

The HSE believes a more potent drug is being sold as heroin.

From TheJournal.ie Heroin deaths on the rise in Ireland for the first time in four years Increase

Heroin deaths on the rise in Ireland for the first time in four years

New figures show that 86 deaths were related to the drug in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Life-saving drugs can now be given by trained members of the public EpiPens

Life-saving drugs can now be given by trained members of the public

The death of Emma Sloan from an allergic reaction gave a huge impetus to the campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Many of us will celebrate (or cope) this Christmas by using drink or drugs to excess Column

Many of us will celebrate (or cope) this Christmas by using drink or drugs to excess

Everybody should be aware of simple, clear, ‘harm reduction’ messages writes Tony Duffin, Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project.

From TheJournal.ie Heard of 'Zopiclone' and 'Olanzapine'? ... More and more people are dying after taking them Overdoses

Heard of 'Zopiclone' and 'Olanzapine'? ... More and more people are dying after taking them

The two prescription drugs were the main substance recorded in more than 70 poisoning deaths over a two year period.

From TheJournal.ie Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why? Overdoses

Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?

Estonia with a population of just 1.2 million, has 191 per million drug deaths per population.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: MCD should apologise for 'level of disorder' at Phoenix Park gig Phoenix Park

Shatter: MCD should apologise for 'level of disorder' at Phoenix Park gig

The Justice Minister was speaking in the Dáil today in response to questions about the violent scenes at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday.