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#Needle Exchange

# needle-exchange - Sunday 14 August, 2016

"When I was 15 I found €3,500 worth of heroin on the ground... and that was it for me"
# Art Therapy
# Art Therapy

"When I was 15 I found €3,500 worth of heroin on the ground... and that was it for me"

Aug 14th 2016, 9:15 AM 41,825 Views 58 Comments

We spent an afternoon at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to drug users in Dublin.

# needle-exchange - Friday 6 September, 2013

Drug use outside Dublin continues to grow, says report
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Drug use outside Dublin continues to grow, says report

Sep 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,096 Views 40 Comments

Merchants Quay Ireland’s annual report also shows that there were 558 new users to their Dublin needle exchange service.

# needle-exchange - Monday 30 July, 2012

HSE warns of heroin which could be contaminated with anthrax
# Drug Abuse
# Drug Abuse

HSE warns of heroin which could be contaminated with anthrax

Jul 30th 2012, 5:22 PM 6,704 Views 62 Comments

There are fears that a batch of heroin contaminated with anthrax could be about to reach Irish shores.

# needle-exchange - Friday 10 February, 2012

Column: To fight the drug problem, we must treat users with compassion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: To fight the drug problem, we must treat users with compassion

Feb 10th 2012, 7:30 AM 50 Views 27 Comments

Demonising drug users creates social outcasts, while the real criminals go free. We need to try a humane approach, writes Tim Bingham.