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Addiction Psychiatrist, Adam Winstock talks to the Guardian

'Addiction Psychiatrist, Adam Winstock talks to the Guardian' image Interesting commentary from Dr. Winstock on talking to drug users - 23rd March 2015 » read more

 

Benzodiazepines and antidepressant use in Ireland

'Benzodiazepines and antidepressant use in Ireland' image Irish Examiner article by Catherine Shanahan » read more

 

The county with the most people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse? Waterford

'The county with the most people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse? Waterford' image Article from the Journal.ie summarising some of the data from the 2012 National Drug Treatment Reporting System » read more

 

One in three Irish mums-to-be binge drink in first 15 weeks of pregnancy

'One in three Irish mums-to-be binge drink in first 15 weeks of pregnancy' image Irish Examiner article by Catherine Shanahan » read more

 

Sport cannot be intimately linked to alcohol, says Minister

'Sport cannot be intimately linked to alcohol, says Minister' image Government has to act against drinks sponsorship of sport, says Minister of State » read more

 

Billy Keane: Alcohol reports won't tell you of a generation dying before our eyes

'Billy Keane: Alcohol reports won't tell you of a generation dying before our eyes' image What are the perceived effects of an alcohol sponsorship ban on the economy and what are the views of Billy Keane on Irelands alcohol problem. Interesting viewpoint. » read more

 

Alcohol Advertising in Ireland

'Alcohol Advertising in Ireland' image Useful report from Cormac O'Keefe, Irish Examiner carried by AlcoholAction Ireland website » read more

 

UK Home Affairs Select Committee report on illicit drugs

'UK Home Affairs Select Committee report on illicit drugs' image HRB (Brigid Pike) digest of important messages from this report » read more

 

Classification of "legal highs" - views of Prof. David Nutt

'Classification of "legal highs" - views of Prof. David Nutt' image Should there be a reclassfication of legal highs? - Article from Irish Independent » read more

 

Dr. O'Gara's next public lecture - 15th April at Saint John of God Hospital

'Dr. O'Gara's next public lecture - 15th April at Saint John of God Hospital' image Problem Gambling - Presentations and treatment » read more