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#chemsex

# chemsex - Sunday 1 March, 2020

'It sucks the soul out of you, it's worse than heroin': One woman's story of G addiction
# GHB
# GHB

'It sucks the soul out of you, it's worse than heroin': One woman's story of G addiction

Mar 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 130,197 Views 0 Comments

Olivia suffered from drug addiction for 30 years, but one drug in particular affected her like no other.

# chemsex - Saturday 25 January, 2020

'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses

Jan 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 27,706 Views 0 Comments

The drug has been making headlines after more overdoses last weekend and a high-profile rape case.

# chemsex - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'

Jan 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 69,128 Views 30 Comments

Concerns have also been raised about people being sexually assaulted while taking drugs such as GHB.

# chemsex - Friday 15 November, 2019

One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex
# GHB
# GHB

One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex

Nov 15th 2019, 11:48 AM 38,317 Views 28 Comments

A new study examines chemsex in Ireland and parts of the UK.

# chemsex - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus
# Msm
# Msm

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus

Updated Oct 3rd 2019, 2:10 PM 24,472 Views 60 Comments

Men living in Ireland are more likely to take drugs than their European counterparts, according to a new survey.

# chemsex - Monday 23 September, 2019

FactFind: '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

FactFind: '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%

Sep 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 50,812 Views 24 Comments

People can buy a hit of the highly addictive drug for as little as €1.

# chemsex - Friday 20 September, 2019

The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK?

Sep 20th 2019, 8:00 PM 20,374 Views 3 Comments

We look at what chemsex is, and the role the drugs GHB and crystal meth play in it.

# chemsex - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears

Sep 14th 2019, 9:00 PM 65,268 Views 41 Comments

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

# chemsex - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience

Apr 2nd 2019, 6:30 AM 23,674 Views 14 Comments

Researchers say the messages should not only focus on gay and bisexual men.

# chemsex - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Four members of London crime group convicted over supplying drugs linked to chemsex
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

Four members of London crime group convicted over supplying drugs linked to chemsex

Mar 20th 2019, 7:47 PM 24,938 Views 0 Comments

The Met Police led an investigation into the Brazilian gang for five months between March and July 2018.

# chemsex - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600%
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600%

Dec 23rd 2018, 6:50 AM 63,600 Views 36 Comments

The use of GHB, a highly addictive drug, is on the rise in Ireland.

# chemsex - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment

Dec 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 32,016 Views 21 Comments

Over 100 people have attended hospital for GHB detoxification programmes.

# chemsex - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Chemsex: How dangerous party drugs are sourced and stored in Ireland
# Delivery Systems
# Delivery Systems

Chemsex: How dangerous party drugs are sourced and stored in Ireland

Dec 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,101 Views 24 Comments

The drug G, sometimes referred to as liquid ecstasy, is becoming increasingly popular.

# chemsex - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Concerns growing about the number of underage boys being abused in Dublin brothels
# Sex Workers
# Sex Workers

Concerns growing about the number of underage boys being abused in Dublin brothels

Oct 27th 2018, 10:00 PM 76,463 Views 116 Comments

A number of suspected brothels have been raided by gardaí in the last year.

# chemsex - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives

Sep 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 125,271 Views 65 Comments

G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.

# chemsex - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Synthetic seventh heaven: London and Paris deal with the perils of chemsex
# Downsides
# Downsides

Synthetic seventh heaven: London and Paris deal with the perils of chemsex

Jul 22nd 2017, 5:15 PM 38,991 Views 57 Comments

Associated problems include overdoses and addiction.