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Spice and K2 – also known as synthetic cannabinoids, fake weed and herbal incense – are sold under hundreds of… More

Addiction, a physical and psychological illness, is characterised by the inability to control the repeated and harmf… More

Laughing gas, "hippy crack", noz, balloons, chargers – nitrous oxide goes by many names, but how well do recreatio… More

With festival season around the corner, MDMA, the psychoactive ingredient in ecstasy tablets, has come under the s… More

According to a BBC report, the number of adults seeking help with an alcoholic parent has tripled in the past five y… More

Is social media addiction a disease? It’s a question being debated across the internet-using world – from politi… More

In a culture that prizes educational attainment, career progression and business achievements, the drive to succeed … More

In a 2019 Irish health survey, 68% of respondents said alcohol had affected past decisions around safe sex. A 2016 … More

Men use drugs more than women. Men get addicted more than women. Drug-related hospital admissions are disproportiona… More

Stan Beer, co-founder of IT Wire, thinks smartphones are regressive – he says we’re becoming increasingly addicted t… More
Brian Paddick, the former deputy assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan police, have spoken out movingly about the d… More