Listen to this episode


Share this article

09.34 22 Jul 2019


Now over the next couple of weeks on Newstalk Breakfast and The Hard Shoulder we’re going to be bringing you our new series ‘Cocaine Nation’, where we look at the rise in Cocaine use right across the country. 

So how severe is the problem at the moment? 

Well the latest figures released in April revealed that the number of people seeking treatment for cocaine addiction has doubled since 2011. 

Dr Suzi Lyons, Senior Researcher at the Health Research Board joins Newstalk Breakfast to discuss the latest statistics.

Our reporter Elaine Smith took to the streets to of Cork to ask those on their night out how big the issue is.


Read more about

Cocaine Addition Cocaine Nation Cork Dr Suzi Lyons Health Research Board Newstalk Breakfast Reporter Elaine Smith

Related Episodes

Splanc le Cuán Ó Flatharta

01:40:34

Splanc le Cuán Ó Flatharta

Splanc

01:40:34


Henry reports from The Rugby W...

00:07:07

Henry reports from The Rugby World Cup

Newstalk Breakfast With Susan Keogh

00:07:07


Cochlear Implant - What is it...

00:12:18

Cochlear Implant - What is it and how does it impact patients?

Highlights From Newstalk Breakfast

00:12:18


00:11:00

"I could cry every time I think about it."

Highlights From The Hard Shoulder

00:11:00

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share


Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

Down To Business With Bobby Ke...

Down To Business With Bobby Kerr

10:00-12:00

Share

Up next

FUTUREPROOF WITH JONATHAN MCCR...

FUTUREPROOF WITH JONATHAN MCCREA

12:00-13:00

Share

OFF THE BALL

OFF THE BALL

13:00-17:00

Share

TECH TALK WITH JESSICA KELLY

TECH TALK WITH JESSICA KELLY

17:00-18:00

Share

SCREENTIME WITH JOHN FARDY

SCREENTIME WITH JOHN FARDY

18:00-19:00

Share

TED RADIO HOUR

TED RADIO HOUR

19:00-20:00

Share

BETWEEN THE LINES WITH ANDREA...

BETWEEN THE LINES WITH ANDREA GILLIGAN

20:00-21:00

Share

DOCUMENTARY AND DRAMA ON NEWST...

DOCUMENTARY AND DRAMA ON NEWSTALK

21:00-22:00

Share

BEST OF THE PAT KENNY SHOW

BEST OF THE PAT KENNY SHOW

22:00-23:00

Share

BEST OF THE HARD SHOULDER

BEST OF THE HARD SHOULDER

23:00-00:00

Share

BEST OF NEWSTALK

BEST OF NEWSTALK

00:00-07:00

Share

DOCUMENTARY AND DRAMA ON NEWST...

DOCUMENTARY AND DRAMA ON NEWSTALK

07:00-08:00

Share

NEWSTALK BREAKFAST WITH SUSAN...

NEWSTALK BREAKFAST WITH SUSAN KEOGH

08:00-09:00

Share

ALIVE AND KICKING WITH CLARE M...

ALIVE AND KICKING WITH CLARE MCKENNA

09:00-10:00

Share

TAKING STOCK WITH VINCENT WALL

TAKING STOCK WITH VINCENT WALL

10:00-11:00

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on