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Report highlights major cause of addiction

The family has a major role to play in tackling drug and alcohol abuse in the Isle of Man.

So says the Drug and Alcohol Strategy co-ordinator for the DHSS, Margaret O'Reilly.

The strategy has just published its annual report, which shows an improving situation, but with plenty of areas of concern which still need to be addressed.

One is the acknowledged fact that for some people drug or alcohol problems can go back a generation or more:

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