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[Leinster Express] ‘Aggressive’ clients at proposed drug clinic. (30 Apr 2015)

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The HSE has acknowledged that a new alcohol and drug addiction treatment centre proposed for St Fintan’s Hospital will have to be kept separate from all other services, due to the possible aggressive nature of some of the users of the centre.

In a report forwarded to Laois County Council, the HSE said it would be “proper and fitting” for the Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS), which is currently based at Coote Street Portlaoise, to be relocated to a purpose-built 400sqm treatment and therapy centre on the hospital campus on the town’s Dublin Road......

Item Type:News
Source:Leinster Express
Date:30 April 2015
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Subjects:F Concepts in psychology > Attitude and behaviour > Attitude toward substance use > Attitude toward substance user
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Substance disorder treatment unit
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence > Substance related violence
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Laois

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