Alcohol services in crisis

Alcohol services in crisis

Services for people struggling with alcohol dependency have reached a crisis point, according to a new study. Only 12% of 154 health professionals linked to the sector felt that resources in their area were sufficient. In the report from recently merged Alcohol...
Drink-drive accidents set to rise

Drink-drive accidents set to rise

An estimated 9050 people were killed or injured by drink-drivers in 2016, up 7% from 8470 in 2015 – the highest number since 2012. The provisional figures have been released from the Department of Transport and are based on coroner reports and breath test...