Addictions in Ireland

Ending up in hospital after taking marijuana


Two women fallen seriously ill after taking marijuana are being still treated in the intensive care department at a Drogheda hospital. Tests are currently being carried out on traces of a drug, believed to ...

Sexual addiction, a dependence on the increase


Sexual addiction is on the rise in Ireland, with more people seeking for help. In 2009, less than 1% asked for help, while now they represent between 3 and 5%, according to Rutland Center. ...

Irish smoking ban has saved lives


About 3,700 smoking-related deaths had been probably prevented by the smoking ban in Ireland. A study published in the journal PLOS One has examined 215,878 non-trauma deaths in people aged 35 years and more. Just ...