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#problem drinking

# problem-drinking - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Research shows 21 people a day seek treatment for problematic alcohol use

Experts say the figure may be heavily underreported.

# problem-drinking - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety'

Christmas can be a particularly trying time for problem drinkers and their families, an addiction counsellor said.

# problem-drinking - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Alcohol pricing: Here's how the planned changes will affect your pocket

Alcohol pricing: Here's how the planned changes will affect your pocket

The government has announced that it will be setting the price of alcohol at €1 a unit.

# problem-drinking - Monday 22 June, 2015

Bottles of wine look likely to be set at a minimum of €8, cans of beer at €2

It would be part of minimum-pricing laws to set a floor price on beer, wine and spirits.

# problem-drinking - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: The first step to fixing Ireland's alcohol problem? Fight back against the drinks industry

88 people die every month in Ireland as a direct result of alcohol. Drink is wreaking havoc on our health and finances – and it’s time to push back.

# problem-drinking - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

How alcohol affects Ireland in 4 stark graphs

A major HSE report yesterday looked at the harm alcohol causes in Irish society – and it made for grim reading.

# problem-drinking - Monday 24 March, 2014

How much does alcohol abuse affect others in Ireland? A lot, says a new report

The harm experienced by people due to their own drinking is only part of the story argues Alcohol Action Ireland.