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[RTE News] One person per day dies from a drug overdose, says Merchants Quay Ireland. (03 Mar 2015)

URL: http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0303/684079-drug-overd...

Homeless and drugs agency Merchants Quay Ireland has said that one person per day dies from drug overdoses, almost twice as many as in road crashes.

Merchants Quay and the National Family Support Network will present a petition to Minister for Health Leo Varadkar.

It will call for greater urgency from the Government in addressing the issue of fatal drug overdoses in Ireland....


Item Type:News
Source:RTE News
Date:3 March 2015
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Subjects:MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Harm reduction policy
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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