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[Independent.ie] , Kelleher, Lynne Number of children addicted to alcohol falls by half in decade. (07 Jun 2020)

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The number of children receiving treatment for alcohol addiction has halved in a decade - but a child addiction specialist warns against complacency, with thousands of 10- to 17-year-olds reporting getting drunk every month.

The new figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System [Published 19 November 2019] show the number of children under the age of 18 receiving treatment for alcohol addiction has sharply fallen since the last recession.....


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