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The number of heroin users in treatment in Ireland hit record numbers

Record Number of Heroin Users in Ireland Needing Addiction Help Here at Smarmore Castle, we treat huge numbers of heroin dependent users every year. Over the last decade, our admissions department has seen substantial increases in heroin-dependent individuals seeking help, support and recovery. See treating heroine addiction. More information on our addiction treatment Alcohol Drugs Gambling But it’s not just our specialised addiction team that is aware of the ever-growing issue. The number of heroin users seeking drug treatment has reached record numbers in Ireland, with almost 11,500 receiving substitute medication. A particular 20% jump in Cork and Kerry was…

What are the best options for drug and alcohol treatment in Ireland?

What are The Best Options for Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Ireland?

There are Four Types of Addiction Treatment Services in Ireland They can be broken down into: Charitable treatment centres Church-run centres State-run facilities Private rehabs (self-funding/health insurance) If you require immediate help, support or advice on your options, get in touch with us here. Or speak to us on Live Chat. Charity-run rehab facilities: It’s important you take the time to understand the advantages and disadvantages of any facility before you decide where to begin your treatment. Pros: These institutions have lots of experienced staff working there across many departments; including special rehab wings in the larger psychiatric hospitals. Many are very…

alcohol addiction – an Irish problem

Sex addiction – an Irish problem

Eliminating the Shame of Sex Addiction As sex addiction specialists and therapists, we are aware of the growing concern about the rising levels of sexual addiction across Ireland. For sufferers of sex, porn and love addiction – this is a serious problem. It is a clinical phenomenon, which is highly prevalent around the country, contrary to disbelief. “It was hell,” says Joe, who is 10 years in recovery. John adds: “Every night I came home guilty and every morning I woke up miserable.” [1]. Whilst there are few official statistics about its prevalence in Ireland, our admissions team come across…

Irish Addiction Services see a major increase in demand since Christmas 2020/1

Irish Addiction Services see a major increase

Irish Addiction Services see a major increase in demand since Christmas 2020/1 Smarmore Castle is an addiction treatment centre about 45 minutes north of Dublin.  This means we are on the frontline coping with addiction problems here in Ireland. With many of us stuck in our homes since early 2020, life has inevitably become harder.  A lot of callers to Smarmore experienced at least some difficulty accessing drugs during the pandemic and as a result, some reported buying larger quantities online or from a different dealer, in a sense stockpiling. Being at home and working with the family around suites…