More women than men reporting benzo and opiate use when seeking help for alcohol addiction

Benzodiazepine and opiate use is being reported by more women than men seeking treatment for alcohol addiction problems according to new figures from the Health Research Board (HRB).

While alcohol remains the main problem drug that people enter treatment for in Ireland, the problem of polydrug use, where more than one drug is taken, remains a persistent difficulty.

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