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Ed Sheeran says he took a year off music because he was 'slipping into substance abuse'
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Ed Sheeran says he took a year off music because he was 'slipping into substance abuse'

Oct 20th 2017, 3:54 PM 10,116 Views 4 Comments

“I didn’t really notice it was happening… Then some people took me to one side and were like, calm yourself down.”

Ant McPartlin of Ant and Dec has spoken out about having problems with drugs and alcohol
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Ant McPartlin of Ant and Dec has spoken out about having problems with drugs and alcohol

Jun 18th 2017, 10:40 AM 36,194 Views 26 Comments

The TV presenter is checking into rehab to get help for substance abuse.

Red tape and stigma are barriers to homeless seeking mental health services
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Red tape and stigma are barriers to homeless seeking mental health services

Jun 16th 2017, 6:10 AM 5,345 Views 5 Comments

Many get turned away if they have substance abuse difficulties – or even because they just don’t have an address.

Substance abuse: More than 20 doctors referred for help
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Substance abuse: More than 20 doctors referred for help

Aug 25th 2016, 12:48 PM 16,132 Views 19 Comments

The figures are in the latest Medical Council annual report.

Progressive laws and the Dark Web are changing the lives of Irish drug users
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Progressive laws and the Dark Web are changing the lives of Irish drug users

Nov 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 15,610 Views 16 Comments

A government report recommended the decriminalisation of small amounts of cannabis, cocaine and heroin earlier this week.

Accidents are one of the biggest causes of death among people with ADHD
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Accidents are one of the biggest causes of death among people with ADHD

Feb 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 12,306 Views 36 Comments

The risk of premature death among people with the disorder is more than twice the level of those without.

Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it
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Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it

Jan 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 769 Views 61 Comments

A hazardous level of alcohol consumption exists across Irish society, but women and young people are showing the most alarming trends.

Opinion: Codeine addiction has taken over my life – and yet I don't feel that I can stop
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Opinion: Codeine addiction has taken over my life – and yet I don't feel that I can stop

Jan 1st 2015, 1:00 PM 97,552 Views 38 Comments

Are there many more codeine users in Ireland out there?

Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event
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Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event

Sep 29th 2014, 1:00 PM 369 Views 6 Comments

If we want to address complex social issues like addiction and homelessness, we need the activity of frontline services to match the vision of high level policy.

Opinion: The 'War on Drugs' has failed – let's finally implement policies that make sense
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Opinion: The 'War on Drugs' has failed – let's finally implement policies that make sense

Jun 1st 2014, 8:30 AM 365 Views 120 Comments

Several drug-related deaths and hospitalisations this month demonstrate how our adherence to an overly-simplistic drug policy is misguided and dangerous.

Toronto's controversial 'crack-smoking mayor' to enter rehab
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Toronto's controversial 'crack-smoking mayor' to enter rehab

May 1st 2014, 7:47 AM 6,531 Views 26 Comments

A new video has emerged of Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack.

Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution
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Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution

Mar 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 75 Views 80 Comments

It is time to acknowledge that drug and alcohol use is a part of modern society –and a public health issue to be managed, writes Tony Duffin.

Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't
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Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't

Feb 4th 2014, 12:45 PM 46 Views 39 Comments

NekNominations are just the latest fad but we shouldn’t simply dismiss the problem or pass the buck to social media networks: Ireland’s attitude to binge drinking is dangerous and must change, writes Joe O’Connor.

Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley
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Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley

Sep 8th 2013, 9:15 AM 23,566 Views 25 Comments

Despite being one of the richest areas in America, the number of homeless in Silicon Valley has risen by 7% over the past two years.

Rise in 'designer drugs' poses serious health risk: UN report
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Rise in 'designer drugs' poses serious health risk: UN report

Mar 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,120 Views 13 Comments

The report from the International Narcotics Control Board said Europe alone almost one new substance is appearing every week.

Second inquest rules Amy Winehouse killed by accidental alcohol poisoning
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Second inquest rules Amy Winehouse killed by accidental alcohol poisoning

Jan 8th 2013, 11:45 AM 6,162 Views 28 Comments

The same verdict was given at a re-hearing of the inquest – which was ordered after it emerged that the first was heard by a coroner who did not have the correct qualifications.

"We're drinking too much as a country" - Shortall confirms alcohol restrictions
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"We're drinking too much as a country" - Shortall confirms alcohol restrictions

Jul 23rd 2012, 8:55 AM 9,381 Views 132 Comments

Junior minister says the cheap and easy availability of alcohol needs to be addressed to curb consumption.

Heir arrested after wife found dead at London home
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Heir arrested after wife found dead at London home

Jul 11th 2012, 8:39 AM 9,015 Views 12 Comments

The husband of one of Britain’s richest women has been arrested in connection with the discovery of her body at the couple’s west London home yesterday.

Houston autopsy report notes hole in singer's nose
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Houston autopsy report notes hole in singer's nose

Apr 5th 2012, 11:55 AM 8,567 Views 23 Comments

The last report into the death of singer Whitney Houston attributes a nasal issue to ‘substance abuse’.

Poll: Should Ireland set a minimum price on alcohol?
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Poll: Should Ireland set a minimum price on alcohol?

Nov 22nd 2011, 11:32 AM 6,117 Views 88 Comments

The government intends to introduce a ‘price floor’ in attempts to curb alcohol abuse. Do you back their plan?

Alcohol-related deaths on the rise in Ireland
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Alcohol-related deaths on the rise in Ireland

Jul 12th 2011, 2:29 PM 1,831 Views 7 Comments

Statistics compiled by the Health Research Board show an increase in alcohol-related deaths since 2004.

Lindsay Lohan escapes jail on $300,000 bail
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Lindsay Lohan escapes jail on $300,000 bail

Sep 26th 2010, 8:03 AM 133 Views 0 Comments

An arrest warrant was issued for the actor last week after she failed a court-appointed drug test.