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#Ana Liffey

# ana-liffey - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Ex-Assistant Commissioner on drug debate: 'Our young people are criminalised, deprived of life chances'

After 40 years in the force, Jack Nolan said it would be difficult to claim there are less drugs available now.

# ana-liffey - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Increase in people smoking and injecting crack cocaine in Dublin

Some service users have been injecting the drug into the neck.

# ana-liffey - Friday 5 May, 2017

Fears 'risky new drug trend' could develop amid crackdown on prescription drugs

New rules tighten the restrictions around the possession of benzodiazepines and ‘z-drugs’.

# ana-liffey - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Drugs should be a priority issue for general election candidates - here's why

Drug use, mental health and homelessness are all interrelated issues. There’s no clear-cut solution, writes Tony Duffin.

# ana-liffey - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Here are 15 PRACTICAL ways to help homeless people this Christmas and New Year

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

# ana-liffey - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Progressive laws and the Dark Web are changing the lives of Irish drug users

A government report recommended the decriminalisation of small amounts of cannabis, cocaine and heroin earlier this week.

# ana-liffey - Monday 31 August, 2015

“The stereotype of overdose is a person with a needle in their arm”

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day.

# ana-liffey - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

'Deeply worrying' increase in people huffing butane in Dublin city centre

It’s widely and cheaply available – but can lead to fits, short term memory loss and in some cases sudden death.

# ana-liffey - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Just yards from the lattés and those craft beer bars ... dozens upon dozens of needles

Every alleyway in the city is being used for injecting…

# ana-liffey - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

People are sniffing cheap butane gas to get high on the streets of Dublin

The “old-school” gas sniffing is on the rise, says Ana Liffey director, Tony Duffin.

# ana-liffey - Thursday 23 April, 2015

The new drugs minister describes his trip to Amsterdam as a young student

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he did what “most students” do.

# ana-liffey - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

'Drug that reverses heroin overdoses should be made more available'

Merchants Quay says one person dies of an overdose every day in Ireland.

# ana-liffey - Friday 20 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

Plans for new supervised drug injecting centre in Dublin

The Ana Liffey Drug Project also wants to develop a Naloxone programme and a crisis detox unit for drug users.