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# Addiction

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'It was always my job to check if Dad was breathing after he passed out'
Anonymous
'Would you give out free sachets of coke with a newspaper?'
This is why we find smartphone apps so addictive
Could this 'Homeless Wrap' be saving lives on the streets?
Is crystal meth on the rise? One Councillor says it's like Breaking Bad out there
Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year
13 signs you're probably far too attached to the internet
Mother of drug addict explains how support group 'made me feel like I wasn't the only one heartbroken'
'My mother was also an addict and as a child I was on the streets of Cork with her'
'I'll always wonder about the missed call I had from my son the night he died'
Spend too much time poking people? Dublin now has its own Facebook addiction service
More young people and women are being treated for alcohol addictions
Getting on the bus: Recovered addicts returning to help those still suffering
Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas'
Open thread: What do you think should be done about Ireland's drug problem?
'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'
Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event
Tony Duffin
Column: Do you suffer from social media and internet addiction?
Shane Kelly
Here's how to tell if you're addicted to Facebook
Opinion: 'I saw my wife's face and I couldn't hide from it any more. I had to stop gambling'
Anonymous Samaritan
Opinion: Addiction is often boiled down to sound bites – but the truth is complex
Tony Duffin
'I never thought that after 20 years addicted to drugs and alcohol I’d be graduating and drug free'
Are you a workaholic? Norwegian researchers have developed this way to check
Deaths from 'legal highs' in UK could surpass those from heroin by 2016
Poll: Would you be willing to pay a 'treatment tax' on alcohol?
Dublin Lord Mayor calls for task force to tackle inner city addiction problems
Have you been affected by gambling?
Opinion: For drug service reform to work, we need to be brave and innovative
Tony Duffin
Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment
11 signs you're too attached to your mobile phone
Lord Mayor recalls finding 17-year-old pregnant girl in bin
Flappy Bird is making a return, but as a 'less addictive' multiplayer game
Former UK drugs advisor to speak at"dream drug" heroin treatment centre
Facebook shows no signs of slowing down as it now has one billion mobile users
How much does alcohol abuse affect others in Ireland? A lot, says a new report
Addicted to Facebook games? You're not the only one
Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution
Tony Duffin
Flappy Bird could fly again as creator says he's considering a return
Diet Coke addict suffers hallucinations after drinking up to 50 cans a day