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#Drug deaths

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Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland
# Addiction
# Addiction

Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland

Apr 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 15,449 Views 0 Comments

The purchasing of drugs online brings significant regulatory challenges.

Almost 800 people died from drug use in 2017, new figures show
# Drug Deaths
# Drug Deaths

Almost 800 people died from drug use in 2017, new figures show

Dec 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,308 Views 33 Comments

A third of overdoses involved alcohol while more than half involved prescription drugs.

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016
# Drugs
# Drugs

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016

Mar 8th 2019, 7:49 AM 10,469 Views 49 Comments

Of the total number, 549 were male and 187 were female.

HSE offers training in treatment that can reverse drug overdoses
# Naloxone
# Naloxone

HSE offers training in treatment that can reverse drug overdoses

Aug 31st 2018, 8:25 AM 10,155 Views 29 Comments

“Every use of Naloxone is potentially a life saved,” the HSE said.

Drug-related deaths: 62% increase in fatalities over ten-year period
# Drug Deaths
# Drug Deaths

Drug-related deaths: 62% increase in fatalities over ten-year period

Dec 13th 2016, 12:01 AM 6,420 Views 29 Comments

Alcohol remains the single most common drug implicated in deaths between 2004 and 2014.

'Major concern' as two men die of suspected overdoses within days of each other
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

'Major concern' as two men die of suspected overdoses within days of each other

Apr 18th 2016, 7:19 PM 37,790 Views 55 Comments

It’s understood the body of one man lay undiscovered for several days.

Joan Burton defends new death certs after 'hidden suicide' claims
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Joan Burton defends new death certs after 'hidden suicide' claims

Aug 6th 2014, 4:09 PM 21,855 Views 44 Comments

Where and when will grieving families be required to disclose a cause of death?

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

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

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 31,080 Views 45 Comments

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

Over 47,500 killed in Mexican drug wars
# Mexico
# Mexico

Over 47,500 killed in Mexican drug wars

Jan 12th 2012, 11:27 AM 1,366 Views 3 Comments

Figures released by Mexico yesterday show that thousands have been killed in drugs-related violence

Ireland has one of Europe's highest levels of drugs fatalities
# Drugs
# Drugs

Ireland has one of Europe's highest levels of drugs fatalities

Jun 24th 2011, 12:10 PM 567 Views 8 Comments

A new UN report also highlights the rise in the use and distribution of so-called ‘legal highs’