# Addiction

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Burglar with history of drug addiction thanks judge for 'saving' his life by putting him back into custody
Christy Dignam: The bankers are still up here making millions... and we've 4,000 kids in homeless accommodation
'Therapists were relieved when the WHO listed gaming addiction as a mental health condition'
'There are gardaí, politicians and doctors who have taken something illegal at some point'
'I'd a wife and two kids. Everything looked perfect to the outside world. It wasn't. I was addicted to cocaine'
Offering free patches to employees who smoke doesn't help them quit - but giving them money does
'Some families lost four of five children to drugs': Being a GP in Dublin's inner city
'She was frantic, her boyfriend had assaulted her and was going to make her do sex work'
'We need to help people who use drugs make healthier choices, not treat them as criminals'
'I couldn't handle it anymore. Three days before the weigh-in, I went missing'
A 'wonder drug' used to treat alcoholism may not be as effective as previously thought
'You junkie, you addict' - How stigma can prevent drug users getting the help they need
GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies
'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety'
'I was nearly crying when I got accommodation. It's not just my home, it's a home for my children'
Overcoming addiction with sailing: 'It's a way of life I never knew existed and better than any drug'
'It's why homeless people won't stay in these places' - Woman assaulted by fellow resident at Dublin hostel
'I'm seven years sober last week. That, for me, beats any Olympic medal' - Kenneth Egan on his recovery
Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts
Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died
Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day
Alcohol addiction: 'How could I explain to my friends that our house was different?'
'These people matter': The government's new 'compassionate' plan to tackle drug addiction
Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman
Corpses in the slums and police corruption: A year into Duterte's bloody drugs war
Left in limbo with their Swedish asylum applications, Afghan teenagers are turning to heroin
'My parents used to tell me that Matthew was “on holiday”. I found letters addressed from Clover Hill'
Drugs: 'How is arresting someone for something that they are addicted to helping?'
One of Ireland's greatest-ever athletes on 'never retiring'
'The doctor was feeling anxious, dejected and worthless': Medics get help at new support group
Women next in line for serious gambling problems thanks to 'female-friendly gaming sites'
My boyfriend's gambling: 'I loved two people. One was a compulsive liar and emotionally unavailable'
'I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help': Ben Affleck speaks out about his alcohol addiction
'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins
There are moments in our lives where the world changes and you go 'was I on the right road all the time?'
Former addict from Dublin spending three days underground in a grave to raise addiction awareness
FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland?
'A place to rest, a place to chat - a safe harbour': Injecting centres get Cabinet approval
27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure
Fighting fire with fire: The drug that can block addiction