Ireland needs supervised injection facilities to reduce deaths and drug overdoses, said Minister for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy Catherine Byrne, on March 8th.
The HSE and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are asking students to consider their use of drugs when socialising.
It has never been a secret that university students are some of the most avid binge-drinkers.
A DCU student has pleaded guilty to charges of possession of €4,000 worth of narcotics with intent to supply.
Two NUI Galway students were hospitalised after taking a “bad batch” of drugs.
The NUIG SU President has called the actions of students who sell drugs “wrong and unjustified”, after a court was told students in Galway are selling drugs to fund college.