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#Drug Treatment

# drug-treatment - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Opinion: How the pandemic acted as a catalyst for change in delivering vital homelessness services
# Drug Treatment
# Drug Treatment

Opinion: How the pandemic acted as a catalyst for change in delivering vital homelessness services

Nov 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 14,719 Views 5 Comments

Tony Duffin, CEO of Ana Liffey Drug Project describes how a shift in policy around Covid-19 brought about the changes to drug treatment that had been sought for years.

# drug-treatment - Thursday 16 May, 2019

West of Ireland is seeing higher demand for addiction treatment, says Coolmine centre
# Drug Treatment
# Drug Treatment

West of Ireland is seeing higher demand for addiction treatment, says Coolmine centre

May 16th 2019, 11:32 AM 9,246 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin-based addiction centre treated 1,350 people in 2018 and is now planning an expansion to Limerick.

# drug-treatment - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Cannabis now the most-used substance in new cases of problem drug use
# Drug Treatment
# Drug Treatment

Cannabis now the most-used substance in new cases of problem drug use

May 29th 2018, 5:03 PM 19,055 Views 96 Comments

There has also been an increase in the number of people who are homeless seeking treatment.

# drug-treatment - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'It's a huge loss to the community': Staff protest closure of drug treatment service in Dublin
# Adapt
# Adapt

'It's a huge loss to the community': Staff protest closure of drug treatment service in Dublin

Jun 14th 2017, 6:01 AM 14,186 Views 5 Comments

Staff at Adapt in Dublin were told last month that the service was winding down.

# drug-treatment - Thursday 11 May, 2017

The number of people seeking treatment over cocaine use at highest since 2010
# Drug Treatment
# Drug Treatment

The number of people seeking treatment over cocaine use at highest since 2010

May 11th 2017, 10:24 AM 12,224 Views 49 Comments

The report found cannabis to be the second most common drug among those treated between 2009 and 2015.

# drug-treatment - Friday 25 July, 2014

Opinion: For drug service reform to work, we need to be brave and innovative
# Addiction
# Addiction

Opinion: For drug service reform to work, we need to be brave and innovative

Jul 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 33 Views 23 Comments

There are key issues to consider in ensuring that addiction services provide both high quality care for service users and value for money for the taxpayer.

# drug-treatment - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment
# Addiction
# Addiction

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57 PM 49,055 Views 75 Comments

Full inquest rules that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose.

# drug-treatment - Friday 27 July, 2012

TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment
# Ovarian Cancer
# Ovarian Cancer

TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment

Jul 27th 2012, 11:43 AM 1,800 Views 6 Comments

Study on drug resistant ovarian cancer cells could lead to more personalised treatment of the cancer.

# drug-treatment - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Number entering drug treatment up 52 per cent in six years: report
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# HRB

Number entering drug treatment up 52 per cent in six years: report

Dec 13th 2011, 9:04 AM 1,424 Views 30 Comments

A new study into problem drug use in Ireland has found that the number of cases reporting cannabis as their main problem substance has increased significantly.

# drug-treatment - Friday 30 September, 2011

North America's only legal drug injection facility to stay open, says Canadian court
# Legal Injection
# Legal Injection

North America's only legal drug injection facility to stay open, says Canadian court

Sep 30th 2011, 7:43 PM 294 Views 1 Comment

Canada’s Supreme Court ruled today against the government’s efforts to shut down the facility in Vancouver.