Opinion

Stop calling people junkies

March 20, 2019

We simply don’t understand addiction. Labeling is our cosy blanket of ignorance that protects from the cold reality. Addiction is a sickness. It’s a reaction to pain, to abuse and to loneliness.

Opinion

Finally facing the reality of drug addiction

November 18, 2015

Following the announcement that the country’s first injection centre will soon open its doors, Shauna Bowers discusses how it will benefit both drug users and Irish society.

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News Features

Addicted to the game

March 6, 2013

Most students grow up being constantly reminded that the world’s most dangerous addictions are alcohol, cigarettes, drugs and gambling. Now, you can add a new one to your list – videogames. Children today see videogames