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Should drug users have a safe space to inject?

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/should-drug-users-have-a-safe-space-to-inject-1.2343449 Please see attached link of interest ……it’s looking increasingly likely that medically supervised injection centres will open within the next year. What will […]

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  15 September 2015

Alcopop Review – 14.9.15

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/14/alcopop-review-written-by-12-year-old-named-years-worst-alcohol-advertising#_=_ A review of a two-litre cask of pineapple punch-flavoured Vodka Cruiser on the website of a major alcohol retailer apparently written by a […]

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  14 September 2015

Sligo Regeneration Master Plan – Press Release

http://sligoregeneration.wordpress.com/2015/09/10/media-release-from-sligo-county-council/ The Regeneration Masterplan is made up of a range of projects social, economic and physical to address needs in the area. Public consultation […]

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  11 September 2015

‘This is what a tiny pill can do to you’ …advice from a teenager

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/sep/10/glasgow-teenager-who-spent-month-in-a-coma-after-taking-ecstasy-releases-video#_=_ Click on the link above which will bring you to the story of Amy Thompson who spent a month in a coma after taking […]

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  11 September 2015

European Drug Report 2015

European Drug Report 2015 Please find attached the 2015 EMCDDA’s Drug report – the main findings of which give the latest analysis of the […]

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  11 September 2015

Butane Gas – the dangers of inhalation

http://www.drugs.ie/butane To download the poster on Butane Gas, please click on the link attached.

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  11 September 2015

More Homeless Drug Users

More Homeless Drug Users Click on the link above to read article.

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  11 September 2015

Brief advice prompts reduced drinking in GP and emergency patients

http://findings.org.uk/PHP/dl.php?file=Elzerbi_C_1.txt&s=eb   View analysis by clicking on the link above. Reviews and meta-analyses have found brief interventions effective in moderating excessive drinking. Typically the […]

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  10 September 2015

World Suicide Prevention Day 2015

http://spunout.ie/health/article/blog-world-suicide-prevention-day-2015 September 10th 2015 is World Suicide Prevention Day. This is 24 hours dedicated to the almost one million people worldwide who die from […]

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  10 September 2015

When is Ecstacy not Ecstacy

What is PMA / PMMA? PMA (Paramethoxyamphetamine) and PMMA (Paramethoxymethamphetamine) are stimulants with halluncinogenic effects similar to MDMA. Click on the link below to […]

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  10 September 2015

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