Heroin use on the increase

first_imgPrint Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Email Facebook Previous articleGarda Band plays in Lions 50th anniversaryNext articleGAA – Action from Na Piarsaigh’s SHC Semi final win over Kilmallock Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. NewsLocal NewsHeroin use on the increaseBy Bernie English – September 28, 2015 690 TAGSdrugsfeaturedheroineincreaselimerick Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisementcenter_img WHILE figures show that there are 800 people using heroin in the Midwest region, workers in the field say that the statistics haven’t been updated since 2008 and the current number of addicts is much higher.And young women are increasingly becoming users of the drug, according to the Midwest Drugs and Alcohol Forum.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Forum co-ordinator, Gearoid Prendergast told this week’s metropolitan district meeting of Limerick City and County council that they are now tasked with dealing with the issue of alcohol abuse as well as drugs, but the funding for all fora nationwide has been cut by 47 per cent.Cllr Daniel Butler (FG), who works as an addiction counsellor, said that targeting addicts and punishing them is the wrong approach. Twitter Linkedin WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img

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