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[Irish Times] , Cullen, Paul Pioneering prison health scheme credited with reduction in knife attacks. (29 Apr 2019)

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…..Declan was involved while in Cloverhill Prison in a campaign to raise awareness of Spice, a so-called “zombie” drug linked to a surge in prisoner deaths. The governor, anxious to avoid overdoses, called in the Red Cross volunteers. “This had hit the place like a whirlwind. No one knew what it was and people were dropping like flies,” Declan recalls.....


Item Type:News
Source:Irish Times
Date:29 April 2019
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Subjects:G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Prison-based health service
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime prevention
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Correctional system and facility > Prison
T Demographic characteristics > Prison Inmate (prisoner)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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