Demand for addiction treatment in Northern Ireland increases by 13%

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland has reported that 6,743 people were in drug or alcohol treatment on 30 April 2019. This figure is up from the 5,969 recorded at the same time in 2017. Thirty-eight percent of those in treatment accessed alcohol treatment, 33% accessed drug treatment and 29% accessed treatment for both drugs and alcohol.

Source: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/number-treated-for-addiction-issues-up-13-in-just-two-years-38535357.html