# addiction - Friday 12 October, 2018
Addiction does not discriminate.
# addiction - Friday 5 October, 2018
31-year-old Samantha Walsh was beaten to death in April 2017.
# addiction - Friday 14 September, 2018
Merchants Quay chief: “It’s an understatement at this point to say we have a homelessness crisis”
A significant proportion of the population have experimented with drugs and for some this has been life-changing.
# addiction - Sunday 2 September, 2018
'I went downhill very fast... but the thought of a drink has barely crossed my mind now for 37 years'
As the Rutland Centre turns 40, some of the first patients through its doors shared their experiences with TheJournal.ie.
'I have seen the increase in cocaine and alcohol addiction with the return of money. It's frightening'
The Rutland Centre is seeing shifts in the people it treats, and is emphasising how anyone can recover from addiction on its 40th anniversary.
# addiction - Saturday 1 September, 2018
One treatment expert said he is concerned, in particular, about young people who can very quickly gamble all of their money away online.
# addiction - Sunday 26 August, 2018
“Fortnite’s peak may be behind us,” a market tracker said this week.
# addiction - Monday 20 August, 2018
She’s now second favourite to win.
# addiction - Monday 30 July, 2018
There’s a sharper focus on sports adverts and the detrimental effect they could have on young people.
He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.
# addiction - Saturday 28 July, 2018
“It started recreationally, just dabbling, and then it went from there. First it would just be at the weekend, then it started to spill over into the week.”
# addiction - Sunday 22 July, 2018
There has been an increase in use of the drug since the start of last year.
# addiction - Tuesday 17 July, 2018
In 2016 there were more than 1,000 drug treatment cases where cocaine was the main substance reported.
# addiction - Sunday 15 July, 2018
10,000 through the doors in 40 years... and the Rutland Centre wants to inspire others with their story
It comes as part of the addiction centre’s 40th birthday celebrations.
Burglar with history of drug addiction thanks judge for 'saving' his life by putting him back into custody
At a hearing last month Boyle asked Judge O’Connor if he could be sent back to custody because he was struggling and finding it difficult on bail.
# addiction - Wednesday 11 July, 2018
Christy Dignam: The bankers are still up here making millions... and we've 4,000 kids in homeless accommodation
Christy Dignam had some strong words in relation to bankers and homelessness when we sat down with him.
# addiction - Sunday 1 July, 2018
Now we can finally call this issue as we see it, writes Stella O’Malley.
# addiction - Saturday 23 June, 2018
They get away with it, because we only criminalise the poor, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.
# addiction - Monday 11 June, 2018
'I'd a wife and two kids. Everything looked perfect to the outside world. It wasn't. I was addicted to cocaine'
A middle-class family brought to the brink by a father’s cocaine use speak about an addiction that cross all demographics.
# addiction - Sunday 27 May, 2018
A new US study found workers were three times more likely to quit if there was a financial incentive.
# addiction - Saturday 26 May, 2018
Many homeless people are reluctant to seek medical treatment, for a number of reasons.
# addiction - Sunday 29 April, 2018
Tony Duffin the CEO of Ana Liffey Drug Project reflects on 25 years of helping people who use drugs.
# addiction - Thursday 29 March, 2018
Decriminalising possession can instinctively seem like a bad idea. We need to change public perception, writes Tony Duffin.
# addiction - Saturday 24 March, 2018
Dublin boxer Keane McMahon talks to The42 about how a gambling addiction almost derailed his professional boxing career, just as it was starting.
# addiction - Sunday 4 March, 2018
Anti-spasticity drug baclofen has more recently been used to treat alcohol addiction.
# addiction - Tuesday 27 February, 2018
Depression is often the root cause of drug addiction and abuse does not help.
# addiction - Saturday 24 February, 2018
The GAA’s annual congress today heard that sport is “besieged by gambling”.
# addiction - Thursday 21 December, 2017
'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety'
Christmas can be a particularly trying time for problem drinkers and their families, an addiction counsellor said.
# addiction - Monday 11 December, 2017
Focus Ireland has supported over 14,000 people so far this year who are homeless or at risk of losing their home.
# addiction - Sunday 24 September, 2017
Overcoming addiction with sailing: 'It's a way of life I never knew existed and better than any drug'
Coolmine clients who are currently recovering from addictions have sailed this week as part of a Voyage of Recovery programme.
# addiction - Monday 11 September, 2017
'It's why homeless people won't stay in these places' - Woman assaulted by fellow resident at Dublin hostel
The Irish woman had moved to Dublin from the midlands less than three months ago.
# addiction - Tuesday 29 August, 2017
'I'm seven years sober last week. That, for me, beats any Olympic medal' - Kenneth Egan on his recovery
Minister Simon Harris and Olympic boxer Kenneth Egan helped launch the Rutland Centre’s second annual recovery month.
# addiction - Sunday 27 August, 2017
Researchers found the fish were willing to work harder and even enter risky conditions in order to get their fix.
# addiction - Sunday 13 August, 2017
The baby boy’s death was not reported to be connected to his mother’s drug use, but a report has criticised the seven-week delay in making contact with the woman.
Many people buy pills illegally when their prescriptions run out.
# addiction - Sunday 6 August, 2017
Addiction is not just suffered by those going through it. It is also suffered by those who see their family members or loved ones going through it. #StillJustMe is an anti-stigma campaign launched in 2017 by St Patrick’s Mental Health Services.
# addiction - Monday 17 July, 2017
The new drug strategy aims to develop a health-led approach to drug and alcohol addiction.
# addiction - Thursday 13 July, 2017
“I am deeply ashamed of my behaviour and make no excuses for it,” the 31-year-old wrote on Twitter.
# addiction - Sunday 2 July, 2017
“We could not win the war on drugs through killing petty criminals and addicts,” a former Colombian president wrote in a warning to President Duterte.