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#supervised injecting

# supervised-injecting - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area

A note from city council planners said a detailed policing plan was also required for the site at Merchants Quay.

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 10 March, 2018

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

The new centre will be operated by Merchants Quay Ireland on Dublin’s south quays.

# supervised-injecting - Friday 16 February, 2018

'Truly it will save lives': Dublin supervised injecting centre to be operated by Merchants Quay

The organisation already provides a drop-in service, Night Cafe and other supports for people who are homeless.

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'Previously they'd have driven off on their lunch break and used in the car. If they overdosed they would have died'

A Dublin drug project worker on her recent visit to Vancouver’s injecting centre: “Almost everyone said to me they’d be dead without the place.”

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'An example of how bad it can get': We counted 13 syringes down this tiny Dublin alleyway

The site shows that public injecting is still a major problem, a drug service worker said.

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin

What’s the day-to-day experience like for people injecting drugs in the city?

# supervised-injecting - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Debate Room: Where should the first drug injecting centre be located?

Does the first supervised injecting centre need to be in the city centre? Some business owners say no.

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 3 September, 2016

How would a Dublin drug injecting room operate? We spoke to the boss of the Sydney centre

Sydney doctor Marianne Jauncey was taken aback by the level of open injecting in Dublin this week.