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# merchants-quay - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Addicts drinking hand sanitiser to get alcohol fix
# Addiction
# Addiction

Addicts drinking hand sanitiser to get alcohol fix

Dec 3rd 2011, 8:30 AM 4,137 Views 13 Comments

The head of a service for drug users and the homeless in Ireland has said that some addicts are being driven to drinking hand sanitiser in an effort to get a fix of alcohol.

# merchants-quay - Friday 29 July, 2011

Column: Amy Winehouse was an addict – and I know how that feels
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Amy Winehouse was an addict – and I know how that feels

Jul 29th 2011, 7:29 AM 421 Views 27 Comments

The singer’s meltdowns were very public, but few people understand the reality of addiction, writes recovered drug user Brendan Magee.